CASNR Career News

June 16, 2020

LinkedIn 101: Finding a Job

To begin, click on the “Jobs” icon located at the top of the site. Whether you are looking for a particular job or career in a specific city, use the “Search Jobs” and “Search Locations” fields to begin.

EASY APPLY: Some posts allow you to “Easy Apply” for a job, which creates a quicker application process. In this case you want to make sure your profile is up to date, as the reviewer will have access to it even if you are not connected. It is still encouraged that you include a tailored résumé when submitting to display your interest in the position and any information your profile does not clearly highlight.

Employer in Residence

Employers will be setting up information booths and having luncheons with students at various times throughout the semester - feel free to attend as these hold amazing opportunities.

Wednesday, November 20th
Lincoln Premium Poultry

Animal Science
Information Booth: 10:30 am – 2 pm

Pop-up Course: AGRI 400 - Job Survival

Develop the skills that will help you not only survive, but thrive, in the first years on the job!

  • Jan. 22nd - 1st Years in the Workplace, Relocation & Housing
  • Feb. 19th -Building Your Brand: Effective Communication
  • March 4th - Life After College: Networking, Advancements, Mentorships
  • March 18th - Credit: Build it, Use it, Keep it
  • April 8th - Life by the Numbers: Investment & Benefits, 401Ks

Attend sessions as you see fit or Enroll in AGRI 400 and earn credit for attending all five sessions. To enroll, contact Julie Obermeyer at jobermeyer@unl.edu.

Job Opportunities

  • Miles Cattle & Feedlot
    Miles Cattle & Feedlot is looking for an intern who is interested in a diverse beef industry experience. This internship offers high autonomy and learning, especially from a management/owners perspective. It will challenge entrepreneurial thinking and action in a feedlot and cattle operation. Located in the Sandhills, near Ainsworth Nebraska.

    Interested parties should send their resume to mmilescattle@gmail.com by December 15th.
  • Marketing and Events Coordinator -Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever
    Pheasants Forever, Inc. and Quail Forever, a national wildlife habitat conservation organization, seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as a marketing & events coordinator. This is a temporary position that is based out of the Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever headquarters in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. This position will work closely with the Pheasants Forever Inc. team on a variety of marketing projects, event planning, promoting of National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, Working Lands for Wildlife events and activities, along with other duties as assigned. Overnight travel will occasionally be required.

    ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please combine your cover letter, resume, and 3 references into 1 Word document or PDF file on the Recruitment website.

    To Apply: Please visit their recruitment website at www.pheasantsforever.org/jobs.
  • Public Relations & Communications -Look East
    Look East is a full-service public relations agency whose purpose is to help clients in food and agriculture build trust in their products, processes, people and brands. They do this by providing their clients with new models, proven strategies, innovative programs and unsurpassed leadership. More importantly, trust is what guides their services for their clients.

    This position will work closely with our Client Services and Administration team to contribute to real client work. The Public Relations and Communications Intern will be responsible for a broad range of support for both Look East and their clients.

    For more information and to apply please visit their website.
  • Bartels Angus
    Mike Bartels, a 2008 animal science and ag econ alum, along with his family run an angus seedstock operation in south central Nebraska between Franklin and Red Cloud. They also farm 6000 irrigated acres, and are looking for an individual that is interested in working mainly on the livestock side of their operation. They run 6-700 cows in spring and fall herds and are in need of a “right hand” individual that can handle a variety of tasks. Such tasks would include feeding, calving, processing, artificial breeding, haying, and some crossover on the farm side of needed. Also assisting with the annual bull sale and some bull delivery.

    They currently operate with 7 people on both farm and livestock sides. Longevity in an employee is something they strive for. Housing provided along with vehicle, beef, good salary, and insurance if needed. They would like to fill this position around the first of the year.

    For more information and to apply contact Mike:
    Mike Bartels
    402-746-4858 cell
    402-746-2229 home
    bartelsangus@hotmail.com
  • Nebraska Recycling Council Program Coordinator
    The Nebraska Recycling Council (NRC) seeks a passionate and highly organized self-starter with exceptional planning, project management, and communications skills to serve as NRC’s Program Coordinator. This position will work closely with the Program Director to coordinate all phases of assigned programs in areas such as community and business materials management, education and community outreach, research, grant management, and technical assistance. This is a full-time, 40-hour per week position based in our office in Lincoln, NE.

    Nebraska Recycling Council is a statewide, nonprofit, member-based organization dedicated to maximizing the economic and environmental benefits of resource recovery in Nebraska. We support best management practices for solid waste management and resource recovery in communities; build capacity in the recycling and composting industries; advocate for better policies; and provide technical assistance to individual, business, community and regional stakeholders.

    For more information or to apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to Megan Jackson at mjackson@nrcne.org
  • Insurance Specialist, Rain and Hail
    Entry level field position to assist the company with all phases of Field Management and administrative support of all products and procedures. May have an assigned territory or may work in a general area under the direction of a Claims or Marketing Field person.

    The Insurance Specialist Program is slated to begin in June 2020.The job number for this opening is # 330405, and the link to learn more and apply is here.