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University of Missouri CAFNR College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

CAFNR Career Services


Career Services
2-64 Agriculture Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-0088
Fax: 573-882-0388

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About Us

At CAFNR Career Services, we recognize career development as a lifelong process and are committed to helping you think about your future and work to make that future a reality.

We offer workshops and online resources to help with resume writing, salary negotiations and networking; career days where recruiters are brought in to meet with you in an open setting; presentations by industry leaders right on campus; tours where you can visit employers; a step-by-step online plan for individual professional and personal development; and links to job and internship opportunities on

Professional development has become a part of the CAFNR culture. We work closely with faculty, staff, alumni and industry to have the most current advice, opportunities, speakers and mentors at the ready for you. We help our industry partners find the best ways to connect with students and faculty to share information about their company and job opportunities.

Salary examples

Job title and average salary

  • Agronomist $45,474
  • Elevator Manager $45,700
  • Environmental Consultant $44,500
  • Farm Manager $37,463
  • Food Company R & D $52,010
  • Hotel/Restaurant Manager $35,555
  • Landscape Design $33,931
  • Loan Officer/Finance $39,029
  • Microbiologist $49,667
  • Sales Representative $43,429
  • See more examples ››

Data from 2011 B.S. Graduate Salary Information and NACE 2011 Spring Salary Survey.

Top 5 reasons to use

  1. There is a resource library with information about job trends, salary information, interviewing skills and career exploration.
  2. It provides great access to information about jobs and internships not only locally, but throughout the country! 
  3. You have the option to make your resume viewable to hundreds of employers!
  4. The employer directory is a great tool for searching a variety of companies. 
  5. You can access information on upcoming workshops, career fairs and sign up for on campus interviews! 

From the CAFNR Peer Career Coaches