Mission & Purpose

The Career and Outreach Service Department, in support of the university’s mission, offers a variety of programs designed to provide professional and career readiness, placement, and development services.  The department maintains the unique role of providing programs and services that assist students and graduates through a combination of recruitment, cooperative education, co-op and intern employment, academic enrichment and outreach services.  In collaboration with each academic college, the department works to inform students about available career opportunities in corporate agriculture, business, education, government and non-profit agencies.

The Career and Outreach Service Department supports and manages the university’s Pre College Enrichment Institute for talented high school students, the Parents Association and other private and public entities that provide enrichment and developmental opportunities for students.