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Food Science

Professional Societies & Organizations

Check out how your prospective professions present themselves to the world - sites often have job listings and other information for people in the field. Many have special membership for students.

UMass Amherst - Department of Food Science

There are many informative webpages on your own department's site. Here are a few highlights - Check it out!

Department of Food Science homepage

Faculty Research Centers - areas your professors are investigating

Laboratory Facilities - available to UMass researchers



Career and job info

FEDERAL JOBS and INTERNSHIPS

Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) "provides work experience which is directly related to the student's academic program and career goals. Students in the SCEP may be noncompetitively converted to term, career or career-conditional appointments following completion of their academic and work experience requirements." Translation: you could have a job waiting for you when you graduate!

SCEP for the Environmental Protection Agency

SCEP for the US Forest Service

SCEP for Agricultural Marketing Service - Poultry Program

Try using this next site to find a position you'd find interesting:

StudentJobs.gov - portal for federal opportunities for student employment, training, and internships.  See the E-Scholar link on this page - provides students with information on various educational opportunities available within the federal government, including internships, fellowships, apprenticeships, and cooperative programs.

USAJOBS - Although this official U.S. federal government website is a portal for finding permanent positions within the federal government, it also provides students with links to federal internships, student programs, and volunteer opportunities.

 

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