Career Information

  • Artificial insemination and breeding organizations
  • Companion animal (boarding, breeding, training, Humane Society)
  • County extension agents
  • Department of Agriculture (research and information)
  • Department of Defense (food supply and food service)
  • Feedlot positions (manager, buyer)
  • Finance (Production Credit Associations, banks, etc.)
  • Government protection and regulatory agencies
  • Graduate school for Master's in Business Administration
  • Graduate school for Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees
  • International opportunities
  • Laboratory technicians livestock and meat market reporting (government)
  • Livestock buyers for feeders and packers
  • Livestock production operations (beef, dairy, swine, Sheep, goats, and horses)
  • Livestock publications
  • Meat inspection, grading, handling, distribution, and marketing (auctions, Cattle Fax, livestock sales management, etc.)
  • Positions in food processing, manufacturing, and ingredient plants
  • Positions in poultry production units
  • Ranch positions
  • Research (university or industry) in nutrition, reproduction, breeding and genetics, products, and production management
  • Riding instructors
  • Sales, advertising, management, and public relations positions with feed companies, packing houses, pharmaceuticals and equipment companies, etc.
  • University or college teaching
  • University extension and area extension
  • Veterinary school for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (private practice, consulting, university teaching and research)
  • Unlimited opportunities in government, education, and private sectors