Jennifer DeRosa

Terms and Dates:

  • Fall 2018

Cornell Affiliations:

Agriculture and Life Sciences


Opportunity Description

November 1-4, 2018 | Kansas City, MO

AFA Leaders Conference provides leader development and networking opportunities for college men and women who are preparing for careers in agriculture and food-related fields. Leaders Conference bridges the gap between academic, leadership and work experiences while helping students understand the impact of their decisions. Students are given the opportunity to network with peers and leaders in the agriculture industry as well as increase their excitement about the future of agriculture by creating awareness about career opportunities in food and agriculture.

Opportunity Fair:  The AFA Opportunity Fair provides a unique environment for human resource and company representatives to communicate, advocate and mentor AFA students about opportunities available within the industry. Corporations, associations and colleges/universities representing the span of the industry recruit AFA students for internships, full-time employment and graduate studies.

Students who have a successful application may be selected for employer or college sponsorship covering conference fees, meals & hotel accommodations.  It is the responsibility of students to pay for transportation/flights to and from the conference.