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Welcome to IFT!

Student Member Benefits Guide

The Student Member Resource Guide walks you through key membership benefits you have access to as an IFT Student Member and gives you tips on how to get involved with the IFT community. Highlights include:

  • Opportunities and tools to connect you with like-minded students and professionals
  • Competitions and scholarships exclusive to IFT student members
  • Resources to enhance your education and support your transition into your career

Once again, welcome to IFTSA. We are thrilled to have you! Questions? Please let us know if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how you can make the most of your IFT Student Membership.

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IFT and IFTSA Welcomes You

As a member of the IFT family you have access to not only IFT’s network and resources, but all of the resources of the IFT Student Association (IFTSA) and Feeding Tomorrow, the official foundation of IFT. Start exploring each today!

Stay Up to Date

Keep your fingers on the pulse of the science of food through IFT’s publications and newsletters. Each brings you the latest news and research from each step in the global food chain.

Enhance your Academic Experience

IFT provides a variety of in-person and virtual learning opportunities to absorb and apply essential skills to work in the science of food. Be sure to check out IFT’s Annual Event & Food Expo each year.

Join the Conversation

Connect to other IFT members on IFT Connect, our online community, and participate in lively and timely conversations in our interest-based division groups. And, connect with us on social media! IFTSA is on Facebook and Instagram.

Engage Locally

IFT’s members are just around the corner. Discover your opportunities to connect through IFT’s regional sections and IFTSA chapters.

Taking Next Steps

IFT will be with you through each step of your career journey. From identifying internship opportunities to negotiating your next salary we have the tools our members need.