December graduates can jumpstart their job search by attending a career fair hosted by West Virginia Universitys Davis College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences Thursday, Oct. 18.

Some of the top companies in landscape architecture, forestry, parks and recreation and agribusiness management are looking for motivated, talented and hard-working graduates.

Students are encouraged to put the finishing touches on their resumes or portfolios and network with company representatives from 10 a.m.4 p.m. in room 1010 South Agricultural Sciences. Students should know their expected date of graduation.

This is a great opportunity for students to network with potential employers,said Amber Hines, recruitment coordinator for the Davis College.The possibilities for on-site interviews also exist, so its important to dress professionally.

Twenty-one companies are currently registered to speak with potential employees:

  • Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team
  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • Brickman
  • The Care of Trees
  • Cargill Meat Solutions
  • Derck&Edson Assoc.
  • Farm Credit of the Virginias
  • Hidden Land Landscaping&Design
  • McHale Landscape Design, Inc.
  • McKinney&Company
  • Merck&Co.
  • Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farm
  • PA Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Perdue Farms, Inc.
  • Rex Lumber Company
  • RGS Associates
  • Site Signatures, Inc.
  • Slater Associates, Inc.
  • Southern States Cooperative
  • WVU Extension Human Resources
  • The Sunset Group
  • USDA -Farm Service Agency

For more information, please contact Hines at Amber.Hines@mail.wvu.edu , or the Davis College Associate Deans office at 293-2691.