Career opportunities

High demand for graduate professionals

As a student, you are already building up a network within the livestock farming sector. During your studies, you will work in projects where you meet many professionals who, like you, have a passion for the field. Trade fairs are organised that you can visit, you do an internship and a graduation project in the business world. Because these contacts can help you find the job of your dreams, you will have plenty of opportunity to build your own network during your studies.


Your career opportunities are versatile and varied. Possible jobs for you as a graduate:

  • Animal welfare specialist
  • Breeding expert
  • Feed management advisor
  • Quality assurance manager dairy
  • Farm manager
  • Independent entrepreneur
  • Sales manager animal health products
  • Livestock policy officer
  • Research assistant



Graduates end up with both national and international employers. Some examples of companies where graduates of Animals, Society and Business are employed:

  • Feed producers: Agrifirm Feed, De Heus, ABZ Diervoeders
  • Animal health: Animal Health Service, MSD animal health
  • Breeding farm: CRV
  • Education: intermediate vocational education (MBO) and higher professional education (HBO) lecturers, practice centre trainer
  • Research: Cargill
  • Animal specialist: MS Shippers, Agruniek Rijnvallei
  • Policy: LTO-Noord
  • Financial: ABAB Accountants, Rabobank

Do you want to continue your studies after graduating? Then, of course, moving on to a Master's programme at a university (in the Animals or Business Administration track) is also an option.