From the largest equine hospital in Europe to a company that specialises in turning desert into green space - there will be a huge range of interesting opportunities on show at Writtle University College's Careers Fair.
More than 60 organisations will be inspiring students at the event - on Wednesday 29 November - with the varied and exciting jobs they could go onto after studying.
WUC offers courses in Agriculture, Animal Science and Management, Art & Design, Bioveterinary Science, Equine, Floristry, Global Ecosystem Management, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture & Garden Design, Sport and Veterinary Physiotherapy. As a result, the Careers Fair will give students the opportunity to find out more about a diverse range of employment options.
Among those exhibiting will be The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery, Colchester Zoo, the National Trust, English Heritage and the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. A specialist veterinary centre will be in attendance, as well as pet behaviour counsellors, a physiotherapy centre and the local Football Association.
There will be seed merchants, feed producers, major suppliers of berries and citrus fruits plus landscapers and garden designers.
Representatives from professional bodies, charities and organisations giving business support services to the sectors WUC serves will be alongside agribusiness property consultants and specialist recruitment companies. There will also be employees from genomic research centre the Sanger Institute and the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science.
There will be three workshops held as part of the event, concentrating on social media and how to use it to find work, the practicalities of running your own business and how to survive assessment centres.
Mark Yates, Careers Coordinator at Writtle University College, said: The nature of our specialist courses means that there are some very interesting career options for our students, such as a nutritionist, an equine behaviour consultant or a government research scientist. Nearly 97% of the last Higher Education cohort surveyed were either working or undertaking further study.
The Careers Fair has grown every year and aims to bring together a breadth of organisations to inspire students with the career possibilities that could be open to them.
Employers really value the chance to talk to students about their future options and students gain a lot from talking to employers about how their studies are relevant to different opportunities. It's a great chance for students to think through how their studies will improve their future career and studies.
For more information about the careers open to Writtle University College students, please visit www.writtle.ac.uk.
Among the employers attending are:
Acoura - risk services for the food and drink supply chain
Active Essex - sport and physical activity partnership
Activitots - multi-sport class for toddlers
ADAS - agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice
Agenda Resource Management - specialist recruitment agency
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
American Herbal Products Association
Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors
Ball Colegrave - wholesale distributor of seeds and plants to commercial growers
Bidwells - agribusiness property consultancy
British Horse Society - equestrian charity
British Horseracing Authority
British Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
Cefas (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science) - marine science and technology for the aquatic environment, biodiversity and food security
CIEEM - Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
Dalton Seeds - quality seed producer for farmers
Decathlon - sporting goods retailer
Desert Group - transforms desert into green space
Dick White Referrals - one of the largest specialist veterinary centres in Europe
Dodson and Horrell - horse feed specialist
Equine Careers - specialist recruitment company
Essex Farm Services - agricultural contracting company
Essex Football Association
Essex Outdoors - outdoor education provider
Essex Wildlife Trust
Essex Young Entrepreneurs Network
Frontier - gap years and volunteering abroad
G's Fresh - salad and vegetable grower for major UK retailers
Ground Control - commercial landscapers
Hall Hunter - sustainable producer of British berries
Historic and Botanic Garden Trainee Programmes (HBGTP)
Hutchinsons - crop production specialists
Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery
Landscape Institute - the royal chartered body for landscape architects and professionals
Lauriston Farm - biodynamic organic farm in Goldhanger
Marriage's Feed - feed supplier for poultry, game, livestock, horses and small animals
Marsh Farm, Essex
Mid Essex Teacher Training
MMUK - citrus and grape specialists
Newmarket Equine Hospital - largest equine hospital in Europe
PDSA - the UK's leading vet charity
Pets at Home
Roger Gladwell - landscaping and garden design
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Royal Horticultural Society
Saracan Horse Feed
Savills - real estate firm
SEIB - specialist equine insurance brokers
Society of Garden Designers
Stewart Landscape Construction - commercial and domestic landscaping
The Physiotherapy Academy, Essex County Cricket Ground
The Prince's Trust
Thoroughbred Breeders' Association
Timac Agro - developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialist fertilisers and nutritional specialities
Van Hage - online garden centre
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute - genomic research