Student Webcasts These webcasts will help your job search and future career in the food profession.

Current Food Industry Hiring Trends for Students and Professionals
Hear directly from Moira McGrath, president and founder of OPUS International, Inc. an executive search firm specializing in the food science field, as she covers the latest in what hiring managers are looking for in job candidates.  Melissa Kahn, Assistant Director of Career Services at North Carolina State University, and Nora Schabold, Program Manager of the IFT Career Center also discuss best tips and tricks for interviewing and networking.  View now for all this and more as you prepare for your career in the food industry!

Present Yourself Professionally
Listen as Beverly Waters, Frito-Lay’s R&D Talent Acquisition Manger, and John Rupnow, professor of food science and technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discuss how to present yourself like a professional.  Learn the do’s and don’ts when preparing your resume, networking with food professionals, giving an oral presentation or presenting your research via poster. These tools will be invaluable to your job search and future career in the food profession.


Job Search 101: Launching Your Career in Food Science
Join Moira McGrath, president and founder of OPUS International, Inc. an executive search firm specializing in the food science field, as she explains how to launch your career in food science!  Her talk will focus on the student’s prospective on how to present oneself in the best way to find that perfect job; covering both resume writing and personal etiquette tips to remember during the interview process.

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Katie Robbins
University of Georgia