The Texas A&M Department of Horticultural Sciences is holding a free career day for high school students and their parents and guardians on June 5 in Bryan-College Station.

The event is a chance for those interested in a degree and/or career in horticulture to learn more about opportunities in the field. All are welcome, regardless of where the student plans to attend college.

The career day will begin at 1 p.m. at the Horticulture and Forestry Sciences Building, Room 202, 495 Horticulture St.  The event will conclude around 4:30 p.m.

Advance registration is required, and additional event information will be provided once registered at

Event organizers said this would be a great opportunity for students to learn about various jobs and network with successful college students and professionals within the horticulture field.

Horticulture Career Day highlights

Career day participants will meet faculty, staff and current students and learn about different careers in horticulture. They will also have the chance to speak with a horticulture adviser and find out how to apply to the college’s horticulture program and get a better idea of what a horticulture degree path would entail.

Students will learn about the following horticulture topics:

  • Propagation and tissue culture.
  • Wine and enology.
  • Hydroponics.
  • Experiences in floral design.
  • Tour and view The Gardens at Texas A&M.


Susan Himes
Susan Himes is a writer and media relations specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife. She writes news releases and features from science-based information generated by the agency. She also covers human interest stories and events across the state.
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