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Job Search; CASNR Spring Career Expo Set for Feb. 27 in Tech Sub Ballroom

Job Search; CASNR Spring Career Expo Set for Feb. 27 in Tech Sub Ballroom

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host a Spring Career Expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 27) at the university’s Student Union Ballroom. This year’s Expo features company representatives from more than 20 businesses eager to meet and schedule Tech students for potential interviews.

Noting the difficult economic times, Jared Lay, Texas Tech University Career Services’ liaison with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, strongly encouraged students seeking jobs to bring updated resumes and to dress professionally.

Among the companies scheduled to attend are:

  • Andy’s Sprinkler Drainage & Lighting
  • Attebury Grain
  • Bartlett Tree Expert Company
  • Cal-Maine Foods Inc.
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Fitzgerald Lawns
  • Gavilon
  • Green Country Equipment
  • Halff Associates Inc.
  • Hilmar Cheese Company Inc.
  • JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding
  • Longhorn Inc.
  • Oklahoma State University- Master of International Agriculture Degree
  • Rush Enterprises Inc.
  • Seaman Crop Consulting
  • Suddenlink Communications
  • TCU Ranch Management
  • Texas 4-H Conference Center
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Research
  • Texas Farm
  • Texas Tech University Graduate School
  • The Scoular Company
  • ValleyCrest Landscape Companies

Texas Tech University Career Services views a student’s career development as a part of the student’s overall college and life experience, added Director of University Career Services Jay Killough. “Our primary focus is to assist in career development and education,” he said.

The office provides an extensive list of online jobs and on-campus interviews through RaiderJobs, as well as career counseling for students to explore those factors that influence career decisions. Officials note that Texas Tech is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for students to visit with many employers at one time,” Lay said, “and it’s important for our students to make a professional first impression on prospective employers.”

Written by Norman Martin

CONTACT: Jared Lay, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources liaison, Texas Tech University Career Services at (806) 742-2210 or


Editor’s Note: For more information on RaiderJobs, click


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