Pathway to PCA Events

2019 Student Network Event

Facilitating Conversation, Investing in the Future
Hosted by CAPCA & Pathway to PCA

Sunday, November 3, 2019 | Reno NV
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

At the Grand Sierra Resort, Crystal Ballroom

Students interested in or actively pursuing a Pest Control Adviser's license and all the career options available are encouraged to attend!
Get insight from industry representatives and meet with career PCAs and CAPCA members at CAPCA's annual Student Network Event. The event will include career advice from active PCAs, tips from company recruiters for making a positive impression, a resume workshop, an overview of making the most of Conference as a student, and internship/job information for next year.
Student Information

Educators with students interested in pursuing a Pest Control Adviser's license should plan to attend!
This is a fantastic opportunity for students AND educators to network with industry professionals. Also take advantage of the Educators' Workshop at 10 a.m.
Educator Information


10 a.m. Educators' Workshop (Educators & Industry Representatives) held in Carson 1

12 p.m. Student Network Event Begins - Lunch & Career Session (Students, Educators & Industry Representatives) in the Crystal Ballroom

2 p.m. Breakouts - PCA Career Options & Resume Workshop (Students, Educators & Industry Representatives)

4 p.m. Event Concludes

Access to the Agri Trade Show until 6 p.m.

Be Prepared: Resume Workshop for Students

This year one of the breakout rotations will feature a Resume Workshop for students to get input and feedback on developing a resume for landing that internship or job as the first step on your PCA career.

Bring two copies of your resume to the Student Network Event

Students with two copies of their resume will be eligible for a chance to win either The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides or IPM in Practice 2nd Ed. (both essential PCA exam study tools!) Industry professionals will also be on-hand to give you personalized advice on your resume, and you may submit a revised version of your resume following Conference.

Don't have a resume YET? Start here with this Resume Brainstorm Worksheet, begin with your first draft, then visit your campus career center to have it reviewed before November 3rd.

(Following the Event you will have the opportunity to submit a revised version of your resume but if you don't arrive with one, you'll miss several opportunities!)

Educators Workshop at 10 a.m.

Educators, and CAPCA Chapter and Industry representatives and invited to attend the Educators' Workshop at 10 a.m. in Carson Room 1 to take advantage of the special forum for scheduled prior to the Student Network to dialogue with industry representatives and professional PCAs to better resource and equip students looking to enter a pest management career.