Fall 2013 CAFLS Career Fair Information

2013 CAFLS Career Fair

October 2, 2013

Life Sciences Building - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floor Atriums

10 am- 2pm

Participating Companies listed below:


3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, our innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. We have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment. We even helped put a man on the moon. Every day at 3M, one idea always leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world. With sales more than $30 Billion, operations in more than 70 countries, and 3M product sold in nearly 200 countries, we hope you can join our talented family of employees, 88,000 strong.

AgSouth Farm Credit

AgSouth Farm Credit is one of the largest lending cooperatives in the southeast. Headquartered in Statesboro, Ga., with administrative offices in Spartanburg and Orangeburg, South Carolina, the cooperative has 26 offices serving 34 South Carolina and 59 Georgia counties. AgSouth Farm Credit employs approximately 230 full and part-time employees.AgSouth provides loans for real estate, agriculture and rural homes and offers leasing for automobiles, equipment, buildings and commercial operations. The association also offers leasing and crop insurance.

Arborguard Tree Specialists

Arborguard provides solutions naturally. Headquarters in Atlanta with offices in Charlotte and Augusta. Specializing in tree and plant health care.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Every day, the 30,000 people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) work to connect the harvest to the home, turning crops into renewable products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. At more than 265 processing plants and more than 460 sourcing facilities, we trade, transport, store and process corn, oilseeds, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. We are committed to the responsible, sustainable development of agriculture throughout the world.

Axiom Product Development, LLC

Axiom is a leader in creative packaging and product development, predictive engineering, modeling and simulation. We are a team of talented, passionate individuals with shared values that we demonstrate everyday: respect, trust, being in touch, and excellence. We believe in empowering our people, encouraging them to accept and own new challenges, having "no fear of failure" and a can-do attitude. This fosters a different type of thinking. It is this passion which allows Axiom to create new and exciting possibilities that strengthen our customer relationships.

Bartlett Tree Experts

Joining the The F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company offers you unlimited growth potential, the use of cutting-edge technology and membership in one of the most prestigious firms in arboriculture. At Bartlett, now in its second century of doing business, we’re not just utilizing the latest scientific advances in tree care – we’re pioneering them.

Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics is a multi billion dollar Leading Manufacturer and Marketer of Rigid Plastic Packaging, Flexible Film, Adhesives, and Coated Products.  We have  78 Manufacturing Locations with 16,000 + employees worldwide.


As the producer of all the world's X5 Sports Activity Vehicle, X6 Sports Activity Coupe, and soon-to-be X3.  BMW Manufacturing values innovative ideas and diverse approaches to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s mobile world.

Brickman Group Landscaping

Enhancing the American Landscape since 1939, Brickman is a leader in the commercial landscape industry. With over 160 branches serving 29 states, every Brickman client, large or small, benefits from responsive local service, backed by abundant nationwide resources.

Clemson Extension Service

The national Cooperative Extension Service engages citizens to improve economic development and quality of life by delivering research-based information in agriculture, natural resources, food safety and nutrition, economic and community development, and 4-H youth development. South Carolina Cooperative Extension is based at the state’s two land-grant institutions — Clemson University and South Carolina State University. Clemson Extension agents are located in all 46 counties and at the university's five Research and Education Centers.

Columbia Farms/House of Raeford

Columbia Farms/House of Raeford is a Poultry Company.  We have opportunities in the Processing plant, Hatchery, Feed Mill, Broiler and Breeder departments, and Sales.

ConAgra Foods, Inc.

ConAgra Foods® is one of the largest food companies in North America. Its balanced portfolio includes consumer brands found in 97 percent of America’s households, the largest private brand packaged food business in North America, and a strong commercial and foodservice business. Consumers can find recognized brands such as Banquet®, Chef Boyardee®, Egg Beaters®, Healthy Choice®, Hebrew National®, Hunt’s®, Marie Callender’s®, Orville Redenbacher’s®, PAM®, Peter Pan®, Reddi-wip®, Slim Jim®, Snack Pack® and many other ConAgra Foods brands, along with food sold by ConAgra Foods under private brand labels, in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise, club stores and drugstores. ConAgra Foods also has a strong commercial foods presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable, spice, bakery and grain products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservices operators and commercial customers.

Crop Production Services

Crop Produuction Services is a retailer of Fertilizer, Seed, Chemicals and Agronomic Services direct to Agriculture Produers.

Dow Chemical Company

Dow is truly a global company with the scale and expertise to solve challenging problems for customers and society. Our diversified, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high-growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture.

Georgia Forestry Commission

State forestry agency for Georgia.  We employ approximately 90 foresters - field, specialty areas, state lands management, forest inventory and other.

Graphic Packaging International

Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (NYSE:GPK), is a premier paperboard packaging company serving the food, beverage and consumer product markets. We also are a leading producer of labels, bags and specialty packaging. Our packaging is used everyday by many of the world’s best-known brands and our growing markets include microwave packaging, heat-transfer labels and sustainable packaging.

Helena Chemical

Founded in 1957, Helena Chemical Company has grown to be one of the nation’s foremost distributors of crop protection and crop production inputs and services for agricultural, turf & ornamental, forestry, aquatics and vegetation management markets.

Hilmar Cheese Company

Committed to continuous improvement and innovation, Hilmar Cheese Company and our business unit, Hilmar Ingredients, serves customers in more than 40 countries from our two manufacturing facilities. Our founding headquarters is located in California's fertile Central Valley in Hilmar, and our state-of-the-art Dalhart, Texas facility is located in a growing dairy region. Our steady supply of fresh milk ensures our customers of consistent, year-round availability of product.

International Paper - recruiting packaging & forestry

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging, paper and fluff pulp with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Our businesses include industrial and consumer packaging, fluff pulp and uncoated papers, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company. As a global leader in the paper, packaging and distribution industry, we provide sustainable solutions to meet the needs of businesses and customers worldwide. Our success is driven by the integrity of our people and their commitment to doing what is right.

Kaplan Test Prep

 If you like the idea of transforming lives, build your career at Kaplan. As the leader in educational services, we help people achieve their academic and career goals each day. No matter what the job, every employee at Kaplan contributes to helping others succeed. Explore a future with us.

The Landings Club

Located on Skidaway Island, The Landings Club is one of the largest private member owned communities in the United States. The club consists of 6 courses designed by Tom Fazio, Arthur Hills, Arnold Palmer, and Willard Byrd. The grasses include TifEagle greens, 419 Bermuda/Zoysia tees, and 419 Bermuda fairways/roughs.

Logic Packaging

Logic Packaging is a comprehensive packaging engineering services consultant group that helps its customers meet all of their packaging needs through packaging engineering, consultation, and returnables management. Logic Packaging is a division of IPS packaging, a single-source packaging supplier located in Fountain Inn, SC.

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine offering D.V.M. and B.S. in Veterinary Medical Technology degrees.

Mondelez International

$36 Billion Snack Foods Powerhouse. #1 Manufacturer of Biscuits, Chocolate and Candy. #2 Manufacturer of Gum and Coffee. 

Murphy Brown LLC

Welcome to Murphy-Brown, LLC, the livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Inc. As the world’s largest producer of pork products, we’re committed to producing quality pork while protecting the environment and preserving family farms.


MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group.

Nationwide Agribusiness

Nationwide Agribusiness is #1 in farm and ranch insurance and a leading provider of commercial agribusiness insurance.  At Nationwide Agribusiness, we value people, we’re customer-focused, we act with honesty and integrity and we trust and respect each other. But our core values are just one of the many reasons our customers trust us to protect their most important business assets.

Peace Corps

Peace Corps is a government agency that sends representatives to over 75 countries around the world. They work in agriculture, environment, health, business, education and youth development for 27 months.

Pennington Seed

From our headquarters in Madison, Georgia, to our state-of-the-art research facilities in the Willamette Valley in Oregon, we are The Grass Seed People™. And we’ve been dedicated to providing you with the best grass seed on the market since 1945.

Phoenix Landscape Management, Inc.

Horticultural Services Company with over 17 years experience in the Commercial Landscaping Industry.  Branches located in Upstate, SC, Charlotte, NC, Columbia, SC and NC/SC Coast.


Pilgrim's is the second-largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico.


Multinational consumer products company in the areas of beauty, health, grooming, personal care, and household cleaning.

Santee Cooper

Santee Cooper is South Carolina's largest power producer, the largest Green Power generator and the ultimate source of electricity for 2 million people across the state. Through its low-cost, reliable and environmentally responsible electricity and water services, and through innovative partnerships and initiatives that attract and retain industry and jobs, Santee Cooper powers South Carolina.

Schneider Tree Care

Schneider Tree Care is a tree and shrub care company located in Greenville, Charlotte and now Charleston.  We are looking for career minded people that want to help us grow.


Sidel is the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging. We are also a driving force for glass and can solutions. We are committed to being the most innovative, responsive and reliable partner, providing sustainable solutions for the beverage industry.


Sonoco is a $4.8 billion global manufacturer of consumer and industrial packaging products and provider of packaging services for many of the world's best-known brands. Sonoco employs approximately 20,000 individuals, and has more than 300 locations in 34 countries. Founded in 1899 on the belief that "People Build Businesses," we value our people and are committed to giving them every opportunity to use their talent and skills to grow themselves, their careers and our Company. We offer world-class benefits, value people and teamwork, celebrate challenges, reward success, are committed to employee satisfaction and work/life balance, and are recognized worldwide for our commitment to growing future leaders.

South Carolina Forestry Commission

The mission of the South Carolina Forestry Commission is to protect, promote, enhance, and nurture the forest lands of South Carolina in a manner consistent with achieving the greatest good for its citizens. Responsibilities extend to all forest lands, both rural and urban, and to all associated forest values and amenities including, but not limited to, timber, wildlife, water quality, air quality, soil protection, recreation, and aesthetics.

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Our mission is to serve as the principal advocate for and steward of South Carolina's natural resources.

The Greenery

Employee owner, full service landscape contractor serving the lowcountry of SC and coastal Georgia.

The Landings Club

Located on Skidaway Island, The Landings Club is one of the largest private member owned communities in the United States. The club consists of 6 courses designed by Tom Fazio, Arthur Hills, Arnold Palmer, and Willard Byrd. The grasses include TifEagle greens, 419 Bermuda/Zoysia tees, and 419 Bermuda fairways/roughs.

Trees SC

Trees SC is a statewide non-profit that fosters the stewardship of our state's urban and community forests.


Trutech is an industry leading nuisance wildlife removal company.

UGA Cooperative Extension

UGA Cooperative Extension was founded in 1914 to take research-based agricultural information to the people of Georgia. County agents and specialists throughout the state share information on issues like water quality, profitability in agribusiness, family wellness and life skills.

USDA Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service, under the leadership of Chief Tom Tidwell, is entrusted with 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands. We are dedicated to the improvement of water resources, development of climate change resiliency, creation of jobs that will sustain communities and restoration and enhancement of landscapes.

ValleyCrest Companies

WHERE CAREERS IN NATURE BLOOM. Grow your career in the green industry with ValleyCrest, the nation’s leader in landscape architecture, installation and maintenance.  Put your talent to work alongside the industry’s brightest minds, working on some of the country’s most exciting landscape projects.  Our entrepreneurial culture and numerous locations nationwide provide countless opportunities to succeed.

Walter P. Rawl and Sons, Inc.

Dedicated to providing fresh wholesome vegetables from our family farm to you…….since 1925.

WP Law, Inc.

W. P. Law, Inc. is one of the Southeast's leading suppliers of fluid handling equipment for farmers, contractors, and industries. Founded in 1970 in Lexington, South Carolina, we now have seven locations throughout the state.  Our reputation is built upon our ability to find economical solutions to customer's needs, no matter how unusual. Please take a moment to browse through our site, which provides a general overview of our products and services.


xpedx makes business better through the unique integration of products, services and expertise. We are North America’s leading business-to-business distributor to manufacturers, facility managers and printers – providing customized solutions that improve efficiency, reduce costs and deliver results. Our packaging solutions combine extensive industry knowledge and technical expertise to improve operations – transforming every day challenges into dramatic cost savings.