Career Fair

Exploring Animal Science Career Pathways

Thursday, March 23 · 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Animal Science Complex, 3940 Fair Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68583, United States

Animal Science Commons Area

What you’ll get out of it

Explore animal science pathways by hearing from and talking with animal science professionals and alumni. This informal event will allow you the opportunity to make meaningful connections while having insightful conversations with those working in the animal science field.

In order to make sure we have enough snacks, students are encouraged, but not required to register for this event on Handshake

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Browsing Session from 2:30 – 3:45 p.m.: During this 75-minute session, students will be able to browse informational materials and speak with professionals to ask any questions they may have.

Panel Session from 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.: We will have a panel discussion with animal science industry experts that will include time for student questions.

Round Table Discussions from 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.: Professionals will be randomly assigned to round tables in the Animal Science Commons Area. There will be three discussion rounds, each lasting 15 minutes. Students will have discussions with professionals regarding the vast range of opportunities in the animal science industry, including preparation for and entry into the field, getting established, intricacies, and insights. Students will be asked to move tables between each round to help them make new connections & have diverse conversations. 

Meet Our Panelists

Elizabeth Galbreath

Elizabeth Galbreath

Senior Specialist, Future Talent Programs

Merck Animal Health

Jodie Pitcock

Jodie Pitcock

Training Recruiting Coordinator

USDA Ag Marketing Service – Livestock and Poultry Program

Levi McPhillips

Levi McPhillips, PhD


Great Plains Livestock Consulting

Mikki Nienhueser

Mikki Nienhueser

Senior Manager, Consumer Services and Education

Compana Pet Brands

Meet Our Employers

Here are just a few of the employers who will be represented:

Nebraska Extension Logo
Capital Humane SocietyLogo
Compana Pet Brands Logo
DNA Genetics Logo
Elanco Logo
Farm Credit Services of America Logo
Grea Plaings Livestock Consulting Logo
Greater Omaha Logo
Omaha Zoo Logo
Hetra Logo
Merck Animal Health Logo
Michael Foods Logo
Nebraska Pork Logo
Rex Ranch Logo
Sandhills Global Logo
Timmerman Feedyard Logo
USDA Livestock and Poultry Porgram Logo

Have a question?

Stephanie Osterthun
Career and Student Experience Coach

Michaella Fevold
Assistant Professor of Practice