Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Student and Alumni Employment

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Keep up-to-date and informed about employment opportunities in a variety of areas, including on campus. Many of our learn-by-doing majors hire students to assist technicians in laboratories, faculty members with teaching and/or research activities, and department staff with department office business. Students can inquire in their major's departmental office to see if their program hires student assistants and what types they hire. 

If you are a business or agency that is offering part or full-time employment and would like to post an opening on this page, please email Dan Lee with the job description, required qualifications and experience, application information and deadline, and a contact email and phone number.

Here are our current listings as of 2/11/19


Part-Time Registered Dietitian (Spanish-speaking ability required)

NutritionMasters LLC is looking for registered dietitians to work four to 24 hours per week in various locations in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Spanish-speaking ability required. For more information, contact Jennifer Nelson at or (310) 497-5116.

AGRIscapes Education Coordinator

The AGRIscapes Center at Cal Poly Pomona is looking for a part-time, 20-hour-per-week job overseeing and expanding the field trip program for visiting schoolchildren. Over the past three years, the program has grown from 3,000 children visiting to 11,000 this past year. For more information, visit the job posting.

Summer Instructor, EXPLO

Explo is seeking college sophomores through recent graduates to teach a variety of summer enrichment courses for children ranging from second graders to high school seniors. The programs will take place at Wheaton College, Wellesley College, and Yale University. EXPLO will have an information session for Cal Poly Pomona students at 5 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the Career Center Building (97-120). RSVP in Handshake under "Events & Workshops." For more information, visit

Grounds Foreman, Head Gardener, J. Paul Getty Museum Grounds & Gardens Department

This is a full-time position with an opportunity to work with landscape crews on different projects in gardens and natural areas in the Santa Monica Mountains. For more information, visit

Conservation Specialist I, Chino Basin Water Conservation District

The Chino Basin Water Conservation District is looking for a conservation specialist who can develop, deliver, and coordinate classes for community members on low-water-use garden design, irrigation systems, landscape conversion, and water conservation; develop outreach strategies; and collect, analyze, and report data to managers, directors, and other agencies. The first round of applications will be reviewed Jan. 20. For more information, see the flyer or visit

Equipment & Facilities R&D Engineer (full-time), Seattle Food Tech, Seattle, Wa.

Seattle Food Tech is seeking an equipment and facilities R&D engineer to serve as the technical lead for the company's production engineering in collaboration with the product development and operations teams. See the job description. Submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your experience fits the skills needed in this position to

Frieda's Specialty Produce, Los Alamitos, Calif.

Frieda's has several job opportunities available:

NutritionMasters LLC, Los Angeles, El Monte, Commerce, Calif.

NutritionMasters has part-time and full-time job opportunities for registered dietitians who can communicate in Spanish. These are ideal for someone who wants to pursue their certified diabetes educator credentials. Employees will provide medical nutrition therapy primarily for prenatal high-risk, including gestational diabetes, but also for other diagnoses, including Type 2 diabetes.

Contact: Jennifer Nelson at or 310-497-5116.  

Food Service Worker (Per-Diem), San Antonio Regional Hospital, Upland, Calif. 

Job Description: Employee performs essential job functions of the nutrition services department, to include the following, as well as additional responsibilities as assigned:  Ambassador Service procedures & dish room activities to provide all aspects of food service for patients.  Wash pots, pans, dishes, and utensils while meeting all sanitation standards. Disposes trash and refuse, and sanitizes containers properly as assigned.  Serve a variety of food items to patients, employees and guests.  Maintains sanitation of work area, and performs other related duties as required.

Job Qualifications: Employee must demonstrate age-specific competency regarding food preparation and service. Current San Bernardino County Food Worker’s Certificate or food safety training certificate from an ANSI-accredited program or ServSafe required.

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Other Employment Sites

Many administrative offices on campus also hire students in a variety of capacities. Students have succeeded in balancing work on campus with their classes and found academic success. All these positions are advertised through the Career Center but can only be seen by current students.