Students graduating in May and seeking employmentas well as those interested in internshipswith some of the top employers in landscape architecture, forestry, parks and recreation, agribusiness management, agricultural sciences and natural resources should mark Feb. 22 on their calendars.

The West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences Career Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. that day in the Bennett Tower Gold and Blue Ballroom, Evansdale Campus.

Denny Smith, Davis College associate dean for academic affairs, says the goal of the career fair isto provide internship and employment opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students.

It also provides an opportunity for our students to learn about careers in the agriculture, forestry and consumer sciences fields,Smith said.

Students are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress professionally. Some employers conduct on-site interviews.

At this time, the following companies will be on campus to speak with potential employees:

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Bowman Consulting
  • Cargill
  • Davey Tree
  • Delaware State Parks
  • Emma Kaufman Design
  • Farm Credit of the Virginias
  • Hays Landscape Architecture Studio
  • McHale Landscape Design, Inc.
  • Nave Newell, Inc.
  • PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Rex Lumber Co.
  • Slater Associates, Inc.
  • Southern States Cooperative
  • The Brickman Group
  • Town Creek Landscaping
  • USDA Farm Service Agency
  • USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
  • Valley Healthcare System
  • WV Department of Agriculture
  • WV Division of Forestry
  • WV Department of Natural Resources
  • WVU Extension Service