Monday, March 16, 2015

Advancing your career in animal health information webinar

Kansas State University's Master of Agribusiness (MAB) and Biomedical Sciences (Veterinary) Master of Science programs are presenting a free webinar for professionals in the animal health and companion animal industries. The webinar, “Advancing Your Career in Animal Health,” will be offered two times on Thursday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
“Following a successful face-to-face seminar, we were encouraged by animal health professionals in the Kansas City area to offer the session to a wider audience,” Deborah Kohl, Master of Agribusiness program coordinator, said. “The webinar format should make it easier for people to attend virtually, regardless of their physical proximity to Olathe, much like our academic programs.”
Webinar participants will learn what employers have identified as the knowledge needed to gain new career opportunities in Animal Health. You will be able to schedule a consultation with animal health faculty to discuss career options while analyzing the latest research and interviews with industry leaders.
“If you are considering a career change into the animal health or companion animal industries or are looking for information on how to advance your current career in the industry, this webinar will provide valuable information,” Paige Adams, Biomedical Science (Veterinary) program faculty advisor, said.
To participate, register online at: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=7dyhDIRO3ePXbIbcLRqCWg
For more information about the seminar contact Deborah Kohl at 785-532-4495 or dkohl@ksu.edu.
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Kansas State University Olathe is more than just a campus — it’s a stakeholder in the community. Professionals in the Kansas City metro area come here to collaborate with industry, advance in their careers and become a solid asset in their organization. K-State Olathe works with area K-12 schools as well as local industry to ensure tomorrow's leaders have the necessary skills for success. We're here for Greater Kansas City because of Greater Kansas City, and we're proud to serve.
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K-State’s Master of Agribusiness (www.mab.ksu.edu) is an award-winning, distance-education degree program that focuses on food, animal health and agribusiness management. Students and alumni work in every sector of the food, animal health and agriculture industry and are located in 40 states within the United States and in more than 30 countries.
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Biomedical Sciences (Veterinary) program (http://olathe.k-state.edu/academic-initiatives/vet-biomed/index.html) prepares early career students for jobs related to animal health and helps current professionals working in the animal health industry expand their knowledge and skills. Emphasis areas include infectious diseases, epidemiology, physiology, immunology, public health, pharmacology, toxicology, regulatory affairs, biotechnology and professional development. Students can design an advanced degree that best fits their interests and professional goals.