AGRIBUSINESS CAREER DAY & CAREER FAIR

The ninth annual Agribusiness Career Day (ABC Day) and Career Fair will be hosted by the Agribusiness Association of Iowa (AAI) Foundation on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. This special event has been created for first year ag majors enrolled at an Iowa community college during the 2023 Spring Semester and high school FFA seniors.

Our Career Fair companies are looking for the future in the agricultural industry (that's you!). These employers are anxious to make connections with potential future employees and provide insight into the opportunities available in the ag sector.

This event is provided free of charge to students who meet the criteria above. Click the button below to register.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Wondering if this event is right for you?

Students who attend receive the following benefits:

  • A chance to win a $1,000 scholarship! No application required! (student must be present at time of drawing)
  • Up to 120 agricultural employers to connect with for career opportunities
  • Hundreds of industry professionals to grow their personal network
  • A unique learning opportunity through our dynamic speakers

Click the image on the left to download the promotional flyer.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Exact timing and order subject to change)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Agribusiness Career Day - Arrival and Check In

Pick Up Nametags and Explore the Trade Show Floor 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Agribusiness Career Day - Morning Sessions

Opportunities in Ag
– Kevin Kimle, Ag Startup
– Mike Gaul, Iowa State University Career Services

How to Get Hired
– Speaker panel

Will McLaughlin, Iowa State University athlete and Ag Student

Greeting from Governor Kim Reynolds (invited)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Agribusiness Career Day - Lunch

Provided by The Rib Shack

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Agribusiness Career Day - Afternoon Session

How to Get Fired
- Speaker Panel

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Agribusiness Career Day - Scholarship Drawings

Drawings for $1000 scholarships - One for each community college in attendance, one for FFA students

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Agribusiness Career Fair

Visit the Career Fair and the Trade Show Floor