Current Food Industry Hiring Trends for Students and Professionals

This webcast will give a high level understanding of the current food science job market for professionals and recent graduates.  Current students will receive advice on how to best prepare for seeking employment after graduation. 

Webcast participants will gather information on how the 2011 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo can assist with employment, including how to navigate the Food Expo, Career Fair and various networking opportunities throughout the conference.

By participating in this webcast, you will better understand:

  • Current hiring trends in the food science industry (recent graduates will find this particularly interesting)
  • What hiring managers are focusing on when reviewing applicants’ resumes, including what information should or should not be included on a resume
  • What employers are currently looking for and how best to prepare for interviews and current students will understand what they can do while still in school to help them be more attractive applicants after graduation.
  • How the 2011 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo can assist in job searches, and where and how best to network while at the conference

Intended Audience(s): Students; Recent graduates; All food science professionals currently in the job market
Learning Level(s): Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Non-Member Registration Fee: $145
Member Registration Fee: $95
Student Registration Fee: FREE
Presentation Date: 05/26/11 12:00 PM
Duration: 90 Minutes

Faculty:

Moira McGrath
Pres
OPUS Intl Inc

Melissa Kahn
Assistant Director, CALS Career Svcs
North Carolina State Univ

Jennifer A Willig