NZIFST - The New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology Inc.

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NZIFST Annual Conference
NZIFST Food Industry Training website
Tertiary Students

Careers in Food Science, Technology & Engineering

Go HERE for a list of CURRENT JOB VACANCIES in food science, technology & engineering, and for a list of RECRUITMENT COMPANIES specialising in these fields.

Go HERE for a list of JOB OPTIONS in FST&E.

Who employs food technologists? See food industry EMPLOYER PROFILES at Futureintech.



Scholarships, Prizes & Funding available during and after tertiary study:

Scholarships and prizes available through NZIFST to tertiary students studying food science, technology & engineering, and to graduates: www.nzifst.org.nz/awards/scholarships.asp

List of past prize-winners of NZIFST prizes and scholarships: www.nzifst.org.nz/awards/scholarshipswinners.asp

Other scholarships and funding available to tertiary students studying food science, technology & engineering: www.nzifst.org.nz/careers/scholarships.asp




Some useful websites:

Fonterra Careers
Graduate careers at Fonterra, the multinational dairy company (NZ).
www.fonterragrads.co.nz/

Plant & Food Research Summer Studentships
A special “career experience” for high calibre candidates
www.plantandfood.co.nz/page/careers/summer-studentships/




Careers News:

Hawkins Watts supports uni students with summer work and PD proj...
Hawkins Watts supports uni students with summer work and 4th year product development projects.
- by Jenny Dee.
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FRDC student work experience
Over the 2015/16 summer holidays, Fonterra Research and Development Centre provided work experience for 15 science, technology and engineering students
- By Jenny Dee.
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R&D Experience Grants available from Callaghan Innovation for un...
Businesses doing R&D can apply for an R&D Experience Grant from Callaghan Innovation, to employ undergraduate students during the summer student break.
- By Jenny Dee.
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Tegel student work experience
Work experience at Tegel Foods for Massey third year Food Tech students: a win/win for both the students and the company
- By Jenny Dee.
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Summer students - a win-win
Industry also benefits from providing work experience for students studying food science and technology degrees.
By Jenny Dee.
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Careers in Food Science, Technology and Engineering in New Zeala...
By Lara Fleming, Consultant, Scientific & Technical Recruitment Limited
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From Undergraduate to Product Development Technologist
In late November 2010, Heinz Wattie's Ltd employed 6 Food Science and Technology graduates. 3 from Otago University and 3 from Massey University. All 6 are working as Product Development Technologists in various areas of the business.
more...



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Careers in food science, technology & engineering

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP OF NZIFST
Student membership is available to students studying full-time for an Institute-accredited qualification at any University or Tertiary Institute/Polytechnic. Such membership must be applied for annually.
More details about Student membership, with application form:
STUDENT MEMBER Application Form Click to Download Reader

STUDY REFERENCES
Unit Operations in Food Processing - the Web Edition
The free web edition of a popular textbook known for its simple approach to the principles of food processing. www.nzifst.org.nz/unitoperations/

Fundamentals of Food Reaction Technology - the Web Edition
Companion text to Unit Operations in Food Processing. www.nzifst.org.nz/foodreactiontechnology/

Creating New Foods: The Product Developer's Guide - the Web Edition
An introduction to the basic structure that is the fundamental Product Development Process.
www.nzifst.org.nz/creatingnewfoods/

IFT Food Engineering Division
Online instructional resources
www.ift.org