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USDA Career Fair

USDA Career Fair

 

This career fair is part of a new USDA initiative to increase diversity within its workforce by recruiting talented graduates of minority-serving institutions. Begin your search for potential job openings at usajobs.gov. Wear business attire to the career fair and bring multiple copies of your resume.

The following agencies of the USDA will be represented at the employment fair:

  • Farm Service Agency  College Station, TX
  • Food Safety and Inspection Service  Washington, D.C.
  • Foreign Agricultural Service  Washington, D.C.
  • Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration—Federal Grain Inspection Service – League City, TX
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service  Boerne, TX
  • Risk Management Agency  Enid, OK
  • Rural Development – Temple, TX

The Texas Farm Service Agency will be scheduling on-the-spot interviews during the employer browse.

Preparing for the USDA Career Fair:

  • Research the companies represented; arrive with a few employers or jobs in mind.
  • Build an effective resume and cover letter tailored for the job to which you are applying; use key words from the job posting and use a template suitable for a government agency.
  • Visit the Texas State University Career Services Resources page for more information about resume writing and the interview process and to request a critique of your resume.