IFT Student Association (IFTSA)

The IFT Student Association (IFTSA) is a forward-looking, student-governed community of IFT members. Membership in IFTSA can help you become a more successful student and enhance your future as a food science professional. Through competitions, networking, and leadership opportunities, you’ll set yourself apart from your classmates (unless they’re members too).

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Students @ IFT19

Join us at IFT19 in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2 – 5, 2019. In addition to the largest food expo in the world and more than 100 scientific sessions, there are programs specifically designed for you – a student in the science of food.

  • Network with more than 17,000 attendees
  • Take in scientific sessions, talk with the latest disruptors in the food industry, and watch your peers compete on one of our competitions
  • Interview onsite at Career Center Live
  • Support your fellow student in the Fun Run

For details on all of the programs and to register click on the button below.

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"Through my interaction with students and industry professionals in IFT, I have learned what it takes to be a success in this industry. These learning experiences have led to scholarships, internships, and the opportunity to further my education in graduate school."

Matt Cael
Texas Tech
Matt Cael
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