Students & Graduates
For the kind of world you want to shape, make food your future
Get ready to take your next step into a rewarding career
Has a career in the food industry sparked your interest?
Would you like to get the lowdown on the careers available?
Make the contacts that count at Food Matters Careers Week.
Interest, variety, challenge and rewarding pay. The food industry certainly provides that in a career.Emma Weston, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
Food Matters Careers Week
Matthew Mc Ivor
Food Business Management Graduate, CAFRE Loughry College
Through being a Food Matters Careers member, I attended an amazing event on sustainable packaging and got the chance to speak with leading experts in the food industry!
I personally love my job, it’s extremely exciting to be part of this industry. We are finding a solution and doing such a good thing for the planet. We have jobs with purpose.Feliks Bezati, Global Sustainable Packaging Manager, Mars Food
Top careers podcasts
Nicole Zube, HR director, European Supply Chain, Kellogg
Nicole explains the apprenticeship programmes available at Kellogg and how they are defining the future
Cian Short, Early Careers Manager, Bakkavor
Cian looks after the apprentice scheme personally and explains how it works to help create future stars for the company
Julianne Ponan, Founder and owner of Creative Nature,
Julianne explains how to get started with your own business in the food industry and what she looks for when recruiting new people
Jacinta George, Managing Director of Reading Scientific Services
Is there a typical day in the office? How do you find your first job in the food industry? What skills do you need to succeed in the food industry?
Feliks Bezati, Leader of the Global Packaging Agenda, Mars
Feliks explains how you can balance environmental concerns with a career in packaging, and be the catalyst to improve sustainability
Sophia Irving, Process Development Technologist, Samworth Brothers
Sophia explains how being broad-minded when choosing which area of food to develop your career in can be beneficial
Per Rehne, CEO, Clasado Biosciences
Per shares insights on working in the constantly evolving food industry and gives his advice on how to land your perfect job
Lucy Crowther, Director of Learning, British Retail Consortium
Lucy explains the skills needed to succeed in the retail sector and how to create a standout CV