The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.As it returns to World Dairy Expo for its third year this fall, Career Connections continues to connect students and young professionals with job and internship opportunities in the dairy industry. An onsite networking event on Friday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. in Mendota 4 of the Exhibition Hall, is a part of the program as well as an online job board.
In addition to connecting job and internship seekers with hiring companies and farms, World Dairy Expo is providing free professional headshots in conjunction with Career Connections. Anastasia Gerbitz, of Cornerbrook Communications will be taking photos for all participants and other attendees looking to update their current headshot during the onsite networking event.
“We’re excited to build upon this program and create more opportunities for youth and young adults that help them stand out among the rest as they search for jobs or internships in the dairy industry,” says Cassi Miller, Attendee Programs Manager. “World Dairy Expo is an optimal time and location to connect these young professionals with hiring companies and farms as the global dairy industry meets in Madison.”
Career Connections is a free resource and event for all involved – from job seekers to dairy farms and companies. Trade Show participants and sponsors of Expo, in addition to dairy farms spanning the globe, can participate in this event by applying at https://worlddairyexpo.com/pages/Career-Connections.php. Job and internship seekers who want to take advantage of this unique opportunity at Expo can visit the same website to view a current list of participating companies and potential opportunities, in addition to registering for the in-person event.
Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wis. for the 56th event, October 1-6, 2023, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Admission tickets to WDE can be purchased at www.worlddairyexpo.com before October 3 at a discounted rate. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app, visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Spotify, Instagram or YouTube for more information.