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College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

University of Wyoming

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

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Room 160 AG C

Phone: (307) 766-4135

Email: uwyo_ag@uwyo.edu

September 29 Newsletter

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Happy Wednesday to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students! Here is your Weekly Wednesday Newsletter with information on various events, employment opportunities and scholarship/funding opportunities. 

Internships | Jobs | Employment 


College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Academic & Student Programs Student Office Assistant 

 

The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show 

  • Location: Houston, TX 

  • Dates: February 1-3, 2022 

  • Description: The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is the event for anyone in the cattle industry, especially for those getting their start in the industry! From educational sessions like Cattlemen's College and the General Sessions to hands-on experiences in the NCBA Trade Show, there are opportunities for students to learn, grow, and network within the cattle industry. 

  • Opportunities: 

  • For more information: https://convention.ncba.org/ 

 

Plenty (multiple positions) 

  • Locations: Laramie, WY; South San Francisco, CA; Compton, CA 

  • Description: Plenty is a new kind of farm for a new kind of world. We are on a mission to bring healthy food to people across the globe while also protecting the environment. We grow and distribute our pesticide-free, NON GMO, produce locally, allowing us to cut transportation miles and reducing emissions. 

  • For more information: Plenty Recruiting Flyer.pdf

 

Wyoming Community Bank Ag Loan Officer Trainee 

  • Description: Entry level position to begin an exciting long term career in commercial banking.  To develop the necessary banking knowledge, communication and lending skills to negotiate and deliver financial products to local Ag producers, commercial, and consumer loan customers. 

  • Contact: Susan Stokes (sstokes@wyocb.com ) 

  • For more information: Wyoming Community Bank Ag Load Officer Trainee.pdf

 

Shell Valley Consulting Rangeland Ecologist 

  • Location: Shell, WY 

  • Description: The successful candidate will have knowledge/experience conducting vegetation surveys of plants found in the intermountain west. Projects are frequently located in remote locations & require adequate back country skills & independent problem solving. Vegetation investigations include report writing/preparation, mapping and research. The candidate will be expected to travel up to 20 days per month during the field season. Projects employ various vegetation monitoring techniques including line-intercept, plot (Parker or Daubenmire), belt and cover type transects. Additional field responsibilities include assisting in water sampling, stream channel cross-section and stream profile surveys, wildlife monitoring and studies for endangered plant and animal species. Timber projects include timber pre-sale preparation. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to learn new skills. 

  • Contact: jpetty@tctwest.net  

  • For more information: https://www.indeed.com/q-Shell-Valley-Consulting-l-Shell,-WY-jobs.html?vjk=3e2f64e2285e916b 

 

US Department of Agriculture Pathways Recent Graduate Loan Assistant/Specialist 

  • Location: Portland, Oregon 

  • Description: This position is located in a State or Area Office in USDA/Rural Development (RD) and will have a major focus on RD Energy Programs (REAP; HBIP; Advanced Biofuel Payment Program; and the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Bio-Based Product Manufacturing Assistance Program). It is a developmental position with duties designed for advancement to the next higher level of Loan Assistant GS-1165-7 with full potential to GS-9. 

  • Apply by: October 8, 2021 

  • For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/615119200 

 

University of Wyoming Extension Technician Job Opportunity (Temporary) 

  • Location: Cheyenne, WY (remote work possible) 

  • Description: I am seeking to hire an undergraduate student for a temporary opportunity. This project is part of a collaborative effort to assess horn fly infestations on beef steers in partnership with the University of Wyoming and USDA. Students will assess digital images of cattle, both face and side profiles of the body, and count flies on animals. Data will be uploaded in an excel database. The work requires the ability to focus, finish tedious tasks, manage a portfolio of images, manage spreadsheets, and communicate with both UW and USDA researchers. The work can be completed remotely and a laptop computer can be provided if needed. Pay rate is $12 per hour. 

  • Contact: Dr. John Scasta, (jscasta@uwyo.edu

  • For more information: 2021_Job Opportunity_horn flies on CPER steers (1).pdf

 

CSC Outreach and Communications Internship 

  • Location: Campus Sustainability Committee at the University of Wyoming 

  • Description: The CSC Communications intern will primarily be responsible for managing CSC social media and other outlets to promote CSC efforts, events, and related sustainability items relevant to campus and the surrounding area. 

  • Duration: Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters 

  • Contact: Michael Ziemann (ziemann@uwyo.edu) and Tod Scott (tods@uwyo.edu

  • For more information: CSC Communications Internship_21-22.pdf

 

Farm Credit Services of America Financial Officer Internship 

  • Location: Casper, WY 

  • Description: As a Financial Officer at Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), you will learn to advise customers on products which best meet their financial needs by understanding their operations and life priorities. You’ll have the opportunity to build lasting relationships with customers, teammates and support the local communities that you serve.  Our interns work on projects that matter—and teams will rely on your skills and insights to help deliver those projects to market. You’ll get the opportunity to work on real projects and have fun along the way.  FCSAmerica is a great place to work. You see it in our people and the relationships they have with each other and our customers. Our passion and commitment to serving both rural America and each other is key to our success in the marketplace. Join FCSAmerica today and help us shape the future of agriculture.   

  • Duration: Summer 2022 

  • For more information: https://careers.fcsamerica.com/job/13846267/financial-officer-internship-summer-2022-casper-wy/ 

 

Scholarship | Funding 


Cheney First Abroad Planning Scholarship 

  • Description: This year, Education Abroad is excited to be offering the Cheney First Abroad Planning Scholarship for the second time. The First Abroad Planning Scholarship supports first-generation students in their efforts towards planning an education abroad experience. It is a one-time scholarship of up to $5000 used to fund participation in a UW-approved education abroad program. We will award between 7-10 students in the 2021-22 school year. These awards are considered planning scholarships and will be disbursed the semester before your study abroad. 

  • Apply by October 15th 2021 

  • For more information: Cheney First Abroad Planning Scholarship.pdf 

 

Events | Career Resources 


Handshake 

  • Description: The Advising ● Career ● Exploratory Studies Center's powerful recruiting tool for University of Wyoming students and alumni. Handshake's philosophy is a democratized recruiting experience for all students and seeks to provide opportunities for students nation wide through cutting edge technology. By using Handshake you can not only find jobs and internships but you can also connect with employers, find career events on-campus including job fairs, apply for jobs and sign up for on-campus interviews. 

  • To login in: http://www.uwyo.edu/aces/career-services/handshake.html 

 

UW Career Fairs 

 

Etiquette Dinner 

  • When: Wednesday, October 6th from 5:30-7:30pm 

  • Location: UW Conference Center-Hilton Garden Inn 

  • Description: Enjoy a 3-course dinner provided with instruction on cultural, networking, and dining etiquette. 

    • A $20.00 deposit is required to reserve your seat. This deposit will be returned to you after the conclusion of the dinner. You must show up on time, and remain for the entire duration of the dinner to receive the deposit back. If you cannot afford the deposit, please email success@uwyo.edu to make arrangements to attend the dinner. 

    • Dress code is business casual to business professional - whatever you have that you consider nice clothing and would align with a potential profession you wish to enter. 

  • For more information check out the event in Handshake: http://www.uwyo.edu/aces/career-services/handshake.html 

 

Live Local Work Local 

  • Location: Cheyenne, WY 

  • Dates: November 3-5 

    • November 3: Business, Arts and Sciences 

    • November 4 Engineering, and Health Science 

    • November 5 Environmental and Natural Resources, School of Energy Resources, Agriculture and Natural Resources 

  • Description: Network with city and county officials and tour the city of Cheyenne. Students interested will need to complete an application to be considered. 

  • More information coming soon! 

 

External Events 


Laramie Toastmasters 

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Academic & Student Programs

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

University of Wyoming

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

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Room 160 AG C

Phone: (307) 766-4135

Email: uwyo_ag@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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