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, and HERE for some CAREER PROFILES of food technologists; real people working out there in the food industry.
Meet the employers - SPEED JOB SEEKING (below), a place where food industry employers can introduce themselves to prospective employees.
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:
FGC (NZ Food & Grocery Council):
Career Paths in the FMCG industry (NZ).
Graduate careers at Fonterra, the multinational dairy company (NZ).
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|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
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.
IFT Food Engineering Division
Online instructional resources