Agriculture & Ecosystems

We encourage you to review the resources in this section as you explore the wide variety of career paths available to those with interests in agriculture and ecosystems. Below, you’ll find sample employers and positions held by Friedman alumni who share these interests. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor to discuss options and strategies for moving forward toward your goals.

Sample Employers & Career Paths

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Bureau Director, Water Quality and Pesticides Program
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project Food Hub Coordinator
Stonyfield Farm, Inc. Buyer, North American Co-Manufacturing
Texas Department of Agriculture Program Specialist
U.S. Department of Agriculture Associate Deputy Administrator

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Featured Resources


We are a global network of professionals working on issues pertaining to the intersection of agriculture and nutrition. The group …

80,000 Hours Job Board

You have about 80,000 working hours in your career: 40 years x 50 weeks x 40 hours. If you want …

Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts

The Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts (BFN/Mass) is a collaborative network of farmers and farm service providers dedicated to beginning …

Eastern Massachusetts CRAFT

CRAFT, the Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training in eastern Massachusetts, promotes training of farmers, farm workers and apprentices in …

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

New Entry, an initiative of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, works locally, regionally, and across the …

National Young Farmers Coalition

Young Farmers actively develops new resources, trainings, and online tools for young and beginning farmers, including guidebooks on federal programs …