UK faculty, staff invited to recruiting partnership

LEXINGTON, Ky., -

University of Kentucky faculty and staff who are interested in creating a student recruiting partnership with one of the nation’s largest agri-food businesses are invited to an informational session with The Wonderful Company.

Angela Huntsman, director of organizational development at The Wonderful Company, will be on campus June 28. She is recruiting and developing leaders within her company and would like to establish a connection with those who are interested in internship and employment opportunities in a company that is committed to sustainability initiatives. Faculty and staff can meet with Huntsman from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT in the Food Connection kitchen-dining room on the second floor of The 90.

FIJI Water, POM juices, Wonderful Almonds and Pistachios, JUSTIN and Landmark wines, as well as HALOS mandarins and Sweet Scarletts grapefruit are just a few of the brands from this private company. Their new Wonderful Bees is actively hiring and training young apprentices and bee biologists. They also support engineering research at the Resnick Sustainability Institute at the California Institute of Technology, the mission of which is to find solutions to global energy and climate change challenges.

For more information, email Lissa Pohl, Department of Community and Leadership Development, lissa.pohl@uky.edu.

Contact: 

Contact: Patricia Dyk, 859-257-3228; Lissa Pohl, 859-257-2748

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