Career Information

Potential Careers

A degree in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication prepares you for a wide variety of careers that combine their passions for leading, serving, and communicating. The hands-on experiences gained through ALEC, prepares students for careers in:

  • agribusiness
  • sales
  • marketing
  • education
  • journalism
  • finance
  • public relations
  • advertising
  • organizational and community development


Career Resources

When it comes to finding a job, there are several resources available to students to ensure they are prepared for the job application process.

The University of Illinois Career Center offers a full range of programs, services, resources and counseling to assist all students and alumni of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, regardless of academic affiliation. The Career Center also runs the job posting platform Handshake @ Illinois, which can alert students when jobs pertaining to their field are posted.

ACES students can also take advantage of the College of ACES Career Services, which offers job search skills development as well as access to on-campus internship and full-time job interviews with companies recruiting on-campus. Career Services can also aid students applying to graduate programs.