Career Development Panel for young professionals and students

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Next Up — A career development panel for young professionals + students in agricultural and applied economics

The agricultural and applied economics profession is brimming with young talent preparing to lead the next wave of research projects, policy changes and innovation. In our ongoing effort to catalyze informed decision making, the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (C-FARE) will host a professional development panel from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. CDT July 22. The aim of the event is to introduce young professionals and graduate, or graduating, students to the kinds of work done in a large government agency, a nonprofit industry advocacy group, a private government and regulatory affairs firm, and media and communications. Panelists include Dr. Cynthia Nickerson, Deputy Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Dr. John Newton, Chief Economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation; Barbara Patterson, Director of Government Affairs for Michael Torrey Associates; and Philip Brasher, Executive Editor of Agri-Pulse.

This two-hour webinar will be moderated and conducted by C-FARE staff and directors, including Dr. Gal Hochman, C-FARE Board Chair and a resource economist at Rutgers University.