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Finding Good Work

There is a difference between “finding a job” and engaging in good work or developing a rewarding career. The British economist, E.F. Schumacher, wrote a book called Good Work about this topic. According to Schumacher, good work should…

  • provide the worker with a decent living (food, clothing, housing)
  • enable the worker to perfect their natural gifts & abilities
  • allow the worker to serve and work with other people to free us from our inborn egocentricity

Do What You Love

Don’t sell yourself short – do what you love!  Consider this short essay Who Are You? before you choose a career.  And then search the internship and work data bases on this page to see the broad range of opportunities available to students and graduates of this major.  Don’t limit yourself to what you know – explore, invent, create!

National Trends

According to a recent analysis of job opportunities in agriculture, “employers have 57,900 job openings in agriculture and related fields each year. But just 35,400 students graduate annually with a bachelor’s degree or higher in ag.”  This adds up to opportunity for creative entrepreneurs.  For some ideas, see “Where will sustainable agricultural graduates work?

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