There are many jobs you can do after college with a degree in Agricultural and Environmental Education, Animal Science or Animal Science & Management. You just need to know where to look and who to ask so you've come to the right place!
First of all, find out what you can do with your major by looking at our Careers handout. Check out the links below for more information about careers in your specific major:
For a list of potential employers based on a certain career area of interest, check out this helpful ANS employers handout. For a list of potential career positions based on different areas of interest, refer to this other ANS position titles handout. Want to talk to someone in person about a career? Check out the companies attending the different Internship & Career Fairs offered throughout the year.
Looking for a job can be a daunting task. We here in the Animal Science Advising Center have tried to take some of the guess work out of looking for a job after graduation. Here we have compiled a variety of both full-time and part-time work that our students are generally qualified for post-graduation.
Available Animal Related Careers and Internships (Full & Part Time)
- Research Associate: San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA
- Research Associate: GenEdit, San Francisco, CA
- Animal Technician: Laboratory Animal Resource Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- Food Technologist: Metarom USA, El Cajon, CA
- Swine Technician: Belcampo Farm, Gazelle, CA
- Wildlife Rehabilitation Internships 24-40 hrs a week, unpaid: California Wildlife Center, Malibu, CA
- Intern: Animal Place, Grass Valley, CA
- Social Media Internship: The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, CA
- Foster Farms is looking for UC Davis Graduates!
- Farmer John, Foods is looking for UC Davis Graduates!
Are you interested in working for the USDA? Government job applications can be difficult to navigate. For that reason, we have provided some helpful resources for you to review as you prepare to submit your application.
More information on our annual Career Symposium.
Applications for most jobs or professional schools will require some form of a personal statement, and require applicants to interview. Professionalism is a key element to both the application and the interview process. For tips on how to be a successful applicant for jobs and professional schools, take a look at the presentation from our most recent Professional Development Seminar:
Career Planning - Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Average Pay - Agricultural and Food Scientists
- Average Pay - Animal Care and Service Workers
- Average Pay - Conservation Scientists and Foresters
- Average Pay - Farmers, Ranchers, and other Agricultural Managers
- Average Pay - Veterinarians
- Average Pay - Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
- Average Pay - Veterinary Technicians
- Average Pay - Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
UC Davis Resources