Member Resource Guide

Welcome to IFT!

We want to make sure you have the information you need to make the most out of your membership. The IFT Member Resource Guide offers numerous ways to engage with fellow members and maximize your IFT membership experience. Check out some of the services and benefits available to you below.

IFT Member Resource Guide

Updating Your Member Profile – Take a minute to verify your personal information and preferences.

IFT Events – Search upcoming can't-miss events by event type or date.

IFT Connect – Connect online with members worldwide.

Your Local Section – Attend local meetings and events and engage with professionals in your region.

Divisions – Network with members who have similar professional interests and expertise.

Professional Development – Stay at the forefront of what's happening in the science of food through in-person and online learning.

Access Publications – Read about the latest research trends, industry news, food-related issues, and peer-reviewed research.

Email Newsletters – Receive the latest food industry updates and breaking news.

Volunteer with IFT – Share your expertise, make connections, and earn recognition.

Earn Recognition – Get recognized for your accomplishments and nominate your colleagues.

Feeding Tomorrow (IFT’s Foundation) – Help raise awareness of careers in the science of food and support the next generation of food professionals.

Career Center – Take the next step in your career and find the job of your dreams.

Become a Certified Food Scientist (CFS) – Differentiate yourself in your job and demonstrate your dedication, knowledge, and real-world skills.