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Careers InFocus Deep Dive

IFT's Careers InFocus virtual event is now available on-demand! Exploring the future of work and what you will need to know to prepare for the massive changes coming to the science of food profession.


The world of work is rapidly changing. Are you ready?

Artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics are making significant shifts as significant as the mechanization in prior generations of agriculture and manufacturing. COVID 19 has forced many to rethink how and where they work and to find new ways to stay connected and inspired. Diversity of thought, cultural experiences, and inclusive systems are becoming critical factors in ensuring a company’s success. Our workforce is aging, but still actively engaged and looking for new opportunities to innovate and further contribute to shaping the future of food. While some jobs will be lost, and many others created, almost all will change.

Be ready. Students and professionals of all levels, both job seekers and employers, join us for this can't miss event.


Keynote, Event Presentations & Discussions Now Available On-Demand

Keynote Speaker: Andrew Yang

Register for on-demand access to experience insightful sessions for professionals and college students of all levels. Explore the future of work, pay inequity, the power of diversity, resiliency, remote networking, and more.

In addition to exceptional panel discussions and presentations, you also get access to a can't miss keynote with keynote speaker Andrew Yang, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and and Founder of Venture for America.
Note: Andrew Yang's keynote is only available through November 4, 2020. 

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Career Fair
The Career Fair is now closed.

Job seekers and college students connect with hiring professionals and college recruiters seeking new talent on Wednesday, October 21. IFT’s Careers InFocus Virtual Career Fair is an interactive virtual platform where hiring professionals and universities can easily connect with job seekers and students seeking internships and graduate program information. Free to all job seekers. Create your profile today!

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Pre-Event Career Coaching



Secure a spot with one of our knowledgeable career coaches. Share your resume, get feedback, and learn how you can better position yourself for your next big opportunity. Open to mid-career and executive level professionals only. Career coaching sessions are now closed. 


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Pricing and Registration

Registration Type Fee

IFT Member $49 Register
IFT student member (career coaching not available to students)
Note: IFT student member $0 rate will reflect after login.
$0 Register
Non-member $99 Register
Career Fair only (for job seekers)  $0 Register

Become an IFT Member today and save!

Gain access to an invaluable network, resources, and insights to help you make greater contributions through your work and to the future of food. Members enjoy discounts to IFT events, learning opportunities, journals, and more!

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