AgriNovus Indiana has launched a program to help steer high school and college students toward a career in the agbiosciences industry.
The organization says the online tool Field Atlas provides students with insight into the diverse professions in agriculture.
“Field Atlas creates a new way – both digitally and in person – to introduce Indiana students to the vast array of career opportunities in agbioscience,” said Mitch Frazier, president and chief executive officer of AgriNovus Indiana.
The career exploration platform offers a peer-to-peer program that enables students to them to explore a variety of agbioscience careers through videos and a quiz.
Field Atlas gives students access to employer profiles designed to educate the students about the variety of agbioscience careers. AgriNovus said employers can also benefit from the site by sharing more information about their company, what they do, their company culture and the types of careers they offer.
“Field Atlas connects students to these opportunities by providing content in a way that students want to be reached – online and by their peers,” said Melissa Rekeweg, senior director of talent at AgriNovus. “Students set up a profile, discover careers they find interesting and hear from real professionals at Indiana agbioscience companies working in those fields.”
Rekeweg said universities can use Field Atlas as a resource to assist students in understanding what types of jobs are available at different agbioscience companies.
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