1. K-State home
  2. »Food Science Institute
  3. »Current Students
  4. »Looking for a Job?

Food Science Institute

Looking for a Job?

Below are many job openings and internship opportunities in Food Science, Meat Science, and many other areas. Jobs are in industry and academia. Contact information and job descriptions are included for more details on each job.

Good luck in your search for a new career!

Where in the world are FSI students? 

K-State Career Center

K-State Career Fairs

K-State Career and Employment Services

Feed Your Future Virtual Career Fair

Agri-Industry Career Meet Up

IFT Career Center

Careers in Food


CDC Fellowships, Internships, and Learning Opportunities

Career Opportunities at Kansas State University

Job Opportunities

Food Science 

Paradise Tomato Kitchens Inc. - Senior Research and Development Food Scientist

This position provides a strong technical food science expertise to develop new products, manage and optimize the current products, and drive the innovation per the customer and business needs. The role is an integral part of the R&D department working directly with the customers, and internal cross functional teams to deliver a signature service and drive the highest customer satisfaction with a signature sauce.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/10/2022


Quality & Food Safety Technologist-MARS-Aurora, NE

There is an exciting opportunity to join the site R&D team in the Aurora, Nebraska Dry Pet Food Manufacturing Facility within the Quality & Food Safety function as the Q&FS Specialist. The purpose of this role is to maintain, design and improve the site Quality Management System to comply with the Mars Global Quality Standards.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/10/2022


Pizza Blends


Associate Scientist Value Stream-MARS-Topeka, KS

This position is the primary Quality and Food Safety (Q&FS) partner (‘the face of R&D’) for the Value Stream in providing technical leadership in the implementation and continuous improvement of the Quality Management Process (QMP) within the value stream that enable the reliable delivery of products that meet all external legislative requirements and all internal Quality & Food Safety global standards.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/10/2022


ADM - multiple positions


Corteva Agriscience - Research Assistant

Corteva Agriscience is seeking a Research Assistant to join our multi-crop research center in Garden City, KS. The Research Assistant will serve as a part of a multi-crop team supporting local corn breeding programs and regional yield testing of wheat and sorghum as well as special projects exploring cropping systems. The Research Assistant will participate in phenotyping and characterization activities by following established protocols to ensure high quality data is collected on all crops. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for collaborating in a team environment where evolving technologies in agriculture are driving product development.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/10/2022


Microbiologist - Kansas Department of Agriculture

Location: Kansas Department of Agriculture Laboratory - Manhattan, Kansas

This position will remain posted until filled.      

Work in a new, state-of-the-art laboratory! Primary assignments include analysis of food, dairy, and feed products for biological and physical contaminants plus product label claims to ensure public safety and/or consumer protection. Anticipate and make plans to accomplish assigned work (sample preparation, analyses, data interpretation, preparation of reagents and solutions, etc.) within expected timeframes.

Able to perform work using the following lab technologies: polymerase chain reaction, cell/colony counting, benchtop or automated analyzers (antibiotic residues, nutrient content, pH, freezing point and related), centrifuge, autoclave. Maintain sufficient supply/inventory of chemicals and consumables to perform work. Maintain analytical instruments and equipment. 

Contribute to method development, validation, or verification according to customer request. Contribute to lab documents for ISO 17025 accreditation. Maintain quality control charts. Maintain sample integrity, chain-of-custody, testing records, and customer confidentiality. Complete assigned proficiency testing samples on time. Attend meetings and training as assigned.

Shadows current laboratory personnel to earn FDA certification to perform dairy testing and/or off-site evaluations.

Adhere to established work and safety standards. Perform routine reagent preparation and lab housekeeping. Assist with seasonally high sample testing volumes across lab areas. Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology, Agricultural or Life Sciences, or related.
  • Knowledge of microbiology and bench chemistry techniques.
  • Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of laboratory instruments.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of method development, validation, or verification.


  • Annual Salary Range: $41,000 to $42,000/Year
  • Hourly Pay Range: $19.71 to $20.19/Hour

* Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

If you are aware of anyone who may be interested, please direct them to the following website:


Date posted: 5/9/2022


Research Chemist/Food Technologist-USDA

The USDA, ARS, Midwest Area, Vegetable Crops Research Unit is seeking a Research Chemist/Food Technologist. The incumbent will work as part of an integrated research team that develops novel strategies for improving cranberry production and crop utilization along with evaluating and broadening the knowledge base of cranberries, focusing on characterizing fruit composition and quality, and developing new value-added products.

U.S. Citizenship is required.
This announcement will open on 4/4/2022 and will close on 5/5/2022.

Application procedure: Heather Lee heather.lee@usda.gov  301-504-1410
Scientific information: Dr. Philipp Simon philipp.simon@usda.gov  608-262-1248

To view additional details about this position and complete application instructions, go to the USAJobs Web site: https://www.usajobs.gov/  and refer to announcement number ARS-D22MWA-11429012-HCL.

*Please note that the announcement number will not be accessible until 4/4/2022. USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider

Date posted: 4/28/2022


Food Quality & Safety Manager-C&C Produce

We are a large produce wholesaler in Kansas City and serve clients across the Midwest. Our 200,000 sq ft facility imports produce from local and national farms, package the produce for sale by our retail, grocery, and restaurant customers, and then expedite it via our 60 truck fleet. This is a 24/7 facility that has been humming for 30 years.

The person that we are looking for would oversee re-building a food safety program from the ground up. In addition, they would have the pleasure of working with our Food Safety Consultant who has years of experience in the industry who would guide them and direct them on how to test foods, execute and oversee audit controls, and create food safety SOP’s across all departments.

Brandon Hood, HR Manager | C&C Produce
1202 Atlantic St,
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Mobile: (816) 935-3134

Date posted: 4/28/2022


Rotational Technical Analyst-Dairy Farmers of America

This position is part of the graduate rotational program. In this role, the Rotational Technical Analyst will rotate through various functions such as manufacturing, engineering, and research, development, and applications over approximately a two-year timeframe.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/28/2022


Quality Food Safety Manger- Dodge City, KS

ADM is seeking a highly motivated leader with a strong background in Quality Food Safety at our sorghum mill location in Dodge City, KS. You will need a deep working knowledge and background in a food processing setting with validated results in the disciplines.

Desired Skills:
• Excellent presentation, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Confirmed ability to build relationships and positively influence outcomes
• Ability to communicate and work with colleagues at all levels
• Work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment handling multiple challenging tasks simultaneously to closure
• Highly motivated, hardworking, self-disciplined and team focused
• Accept change while actively leading and balancing the change process
• Maintain strong working relationships with customers and improve the customer experience.
• Committed to ADM values: integrity, respect, excellence, resourcefulness, teamwork, and responsibility.

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Management Discipline. Areas of emphasis desired include Quality and Food Safety, Grain Science, Engineering.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in a lead role with responsibility over the Quality Food Safety function
• General Understanding of Environmental, Health and Safety subject matter relating to a modern Food Production environment.
• Front line floor management experience in an automated food manufacturing facility. Preferably in a Food Production Facility environment
• Food Safety regulations and risk reduction techniques.
• Ability to understand Quality Management System(QMS) requirements as it relates to FSMA, HARPC, CFR 21 Sec 117 and BRC Standards.
• Lead a staffed Food production Quality Laboratory
• Follow Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in compliance with established QMS requirements.
• Experience with automated Management Systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Job Responsibilities:
• Develop, coach, recruit and lead quality team to ensure compliance with all company standards and programs as written.
• Develop and Implement plant policies and procedures
• Ensures all colleagues are accurately trained by developing and/or presenting training materials
• Promotes colleague engagement towards continuous improvement in a proactive team environment
• Ensures compliance with regulatory, corporate, customer and 3rd party audit requirements.
• Lead all aspects of Food Safety Plan and QMS requirements within programs as developed
• Investigates to completion non-conformity, assure root cause analysis and review
• Responsible for implementing solutions to correct issues and provide follow-up and documentation
• Active in the production areas daily performing various duties
• Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time while performing job duties

To apply, go to: https://www.adm.com/en-us/culture-and-careers/join-team-adm/ 

Date posted: 4/7/2022


Flexpro Meals – Quality Assurance and Food Safety Manager

The Quality Assurance and Food Safety Manager is the on-site food safety and regulatory authority at Flexpro Meals. The position has the primary responsibility of driving the food safety systems for Flexpro Meals by developing, modifying, and maintaining the plants' HACCP, and regulatory programs to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements for the production of safe and wholesome food.

Assures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good manufacturing practices (GMP), validating processes, providing documentation and support the managing the team through training.

The successful candidate will build strong internal relationships with Sales, Operations and Finance and be responsible for business partnering, forecasting, planning, analytics, and ensuring effective financial control over their specific areas of responsibility.

Full description and contact

Date posted: 3/16/2022


Extension Associate-Produce Safety-KSU Olathe

The Extension Associate will respond to questions from Kansas Extension personnel and produce growers related to produce safety and assist with regulatory requirements. Provide assistance with carrying out on-farm produce safety assessments and on-farm food safety plans. Coordinate and implement produce safety training across the state of Kansas. Create and maintain relationships with many local and state partners to ensure adequate training is available. Some nights and weekends and overnight travel may be required.

Full description and application

Date posted: 2/14/2022


Food Science and Human Nutrition Professor and Department Chair

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and College of Human Sciences (CHS) at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa seek a Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN). 

Full description and application

Date posted: 1/31/2022


Assistant or Associate Professor-Univ of Wisconsin-Madison

UW-Madison invites applicants for a full time, 9-month, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate (with tenure) Professor in the Department of Food Science. This newly created position is supported by the Dairy Innovation Hub (DIH) within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS).

Full description and application

Date posted: 1/25/2022


Research Associate-Eat Just, Inc

As a Research Associate, you will be a member of the Food Science Team and have the unique opportunity to contribute to the work of GOOD Meat the first-to-market cell-cultured meat product.

In this role you will support Food Scientists with day-to-day project tasks including organizing the lab, ingredients, formulated products, help conduct benchtop tests, set up & clean Food Processing system before and after experiments, and help assemble and disassemble Food Processing system and manage all samples with proper storage. We will provide appropriate training on all aspects of the role, and you have the opportunity to collaborate, work and learn from our broader R&D team.

Our ideal candidate will have a B.S. degree in Food Science or relevant field with hands-on experience in a laboratory or pilot plant setting. You will be a quick learner, with excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude and excited to play a part in changing the future of food.

Full description and application

Date posted: 01/04/2022


Associate Winemaker-Jenny Dawn Cellars

The following organization will be conducting interviews at the Career Center on Feb. 2, 2022. In order to be considered for an interview, students must first apply to the position through Handshake. Students can view details at the links below or by logging into their Handshake account at www.ksu.edu/careercenter.

JENNY DAWN CELLARS Associate Winemaker


Date posted: 01/04/2022


Meat Science Extension Associate-Penn State

Penn State Extension and the Department of Animal Science is seeking a highly motivated and organized Meat Science Extension Associate to provide support with meat science extension activities. Specifically, this position will support the organization, instruction and expansion of the Penn State Butcher School, a certified meat processing apprenticeship in Pennsylvania. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting, maintaining and analyzing data for this effort by Extension and the Department to support workforce development in the field of meat processing. In addition, the following tasks may be needed: Organize data for use in reports, documents and presentations; Coordinate various meat science related activities surrounding the butcher school and meat science extension; Coordinate ordering, maintaining appropriate inventory, storage and maintenance of supplies and equipment for butcher school apprentices; assist with budget and financial models of the programming and supervise wage payroll staff.

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Hormel Foods


Director Food Processing Innovation & Commercialization-Univ of Georgia

The Department of Food Science and Technology seeks applicants with expertise in product development and food processing for the position of FoodPIC director. The FoodPIC director will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the FoodPIC and report to the Department Head of Food Science and Technology within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The director will have responsibility and authority for all center activities, budget, facilities, and personnel.

Full description and application

Date posted: 9/20/2021


Microbiology Technician-Merieux NutriSciences


Product Development Food Technologist-Organic Valley

The R&D Food Technologist will be responsible for assisting in product formulation, sensory analysis, ingredient document support, coordinating information, and other day-to-day duties within the Product Development department. The Food Technologist will also work with the Production, Finance, Supply Chain, Quality Assurance, and Marketing departments to support product quality.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/4/2021


KS Department of Agriculture - State of Kansas

Meat and Poultry Inspectors

Food Drug and Lodging Surveyor

State of Kansas Careers Portal

Date posted: 3/29/2021


Quality Supervisor-Bev-Hub

Quality Supervisor
Bev-Hub– Manhattan, KS

Job Description:
Company Name: Bev-Hub
Position Type: Full Time, Salaried
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary:
We are seeking a knowledgeable and experienced individual to lead functional groups in the Quality Department. Provide expertise and guidance in many aspects of the Food and Safety Management System. A hands-on position with emphasis on process supervision, laboratory management, Food Safety Management System supervision, real-time problem solving and trouble shooting.

Essential Job Functions:
• Daily Quality oversight and review of production processes including in-process approvals/corrections/corrective actions
• Supervision of Quality Lab functions, data gathering, and reporting
• Execution of Food Safety Management System functions and responsibilities related to meeting customer and operational minimum standards.
• Monitoring inventory at receipt, use and aging.
• Assisting Quality staff with daily analytical data gathering, interpretation, reporting and verification.
• Assist in verification practices daily for various Food Safety Management System data points.
• Assist in Food Safety Team Assessments, internal audits, approvals, reviews, or other activities as needed.
• Fill-in activities for Food Safety Management System expectations, up to Audit Liaison duties for Regulatory, Customer, and Certification Scheme entities.
• Creation, revision, update, and implementation of Food Safety Management System documentation. Including: policies, procedures, forms, checklists.
• BatchMaster enterprise resource planning system duties as required/assigned.
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in food science, chemistry, or related life science
• Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification
• Required Travel: Under 20%

Preferred Experience:
• SQF Practitioner Certification (or Equivalent)
• Preventative Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Certification
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications/programs
• Communication Skills – oral and written
• Proficient in laboratory setting; demonstrated ability to follow testing protocols, record data accurately, and reporting
• Proficiency in small group work dynamics

Date posted: 3/29/2021


Quality Control - Russell Stover

As a company with a reputation built on being “Only the Finest” quality assurance is a priority in our manufacturing operations. The Quality Assurance Manager will promote and champion the company wide quality vision within the Abilene Manufacturing Plant. The Quality Assurance Manager will manage and direct the activities of a team of Quality Technicians and entry-level Quality professionals to ensure quality and compliance processes and standards are being properly executed.  This position requires detail orientation, the ability to balance multiple priorities and a sense of urgency for problem solving and continuous improvement.  A successful person in this role will have a strong people orientation, an impactful leadership presence and interpersonal skills to achieve results through influence. All of these attributes must be used to develop a proactive approach to product quality while maintaining a fast paced, continuous flow, large scale production operation. 

Full job description and application

Date posted: 1/20/2021


Grandma Hoerner's Foods

Grandma Hoerner's Foods, a small jelly factory just north and west of Alma KS, has a job opportunity for students in Food Science. Currently Grandma Hoerner's is hiring for a wide array of positions. These positions range from part time to full time and from an environmental service technician or an entry level line worker to a technical service manager, managing food safety and quality for the entire plant.

Grandma Hoerner's is located at 31862 Thompson Road, Alma KS 66401 a short 20 to 25 minute drive from Manhattan KS. If you are interested please apply on indeed.com or send their resume to monica.spreer@grandmahoerners.com.

Date posted: 9/22/2020


Laboratory Operations Manager - Food Safety Net Services

Responsible for the management of daily laboratory operations consisting primarily of the execution of microbiological and chemical methods, including techniques, processes, quality control, and interpretation in a commercial laboratory operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Maintain quality and efficiency, ensuring all laboratory day-to-day execution is consistent and in adherence with FSNS' standard of operations for all testing performed by maintaining a balance between laboratory supervision and administrative duties. Effectively execute enhancements to profitability, productivity, and efficiency throughout the laboratory.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/20/2020


Go to TOP


2022 Internship at Highland Vineyards & Winery-Wamego, KS

Eligibility: Must be current college student majoring in Food Science, Horticulture, or related field of study. Must be 21+ years of age.
Duties: Assist Vineyard Manager and Winemaker with various tasks both in the vineyard and in the winery. Tasks include but are not limited to planting, training, and pruning vines; trellis maintenance; harvesting grapes; laboratory analysis of grapes, juice, and wine; set-up and operate pumps, hoses, and other winery equipment.

Experience + Benefits:
• Gain working knowledge of growing grapes and other specialty crops
• Gain experience with machinery used in the vineyard and winery
• Gain experience working in a professional, commercial vineyard and commercial winery
• Flexible schedule, 15-25 hours per week
• Pay Rate: $10 per hour

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: skohl@highlandcc.edu 

About Highland Vineyards and Winery: In 2010, Highland Community College started degree and certificate programs in Viticulture (grape growing) and Enology (winemaking). As the grapevines matured, Highland Vineyards and Winery was born using grapes from the college vineyards. In 2019, the program took another great leap to form the business incubator called 456 Wineries. Highland Vineyards and Winery is the host winery in the incubator which has space for up to five clients that want to start a winery. Each client in the incubator is independently licensed through TTB and ABC. The incubator clients share winemaking equipment and the winery tasting room for sampling and sales.

Date posted: 4/28/2022


Quality Control Intern-Dairy Farmers of America


Primary Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Monitor pH waste water
  • MP2
  • Close Quality Control Work Orders
  • Follows up on Master Sanitation
  • Provide overlap for lab
  • Safety Inspections



Brewery Trainee Program Internship https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5927232/share_preview

Supply Chain Trainee Program Internship https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5927128/share_preview

Supply Chain Trainee Program https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5927208/share_preview

Global Management Trainee Program Internship https://ksu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5926814/share_preview

Date posted: 2/14/2022


R & D Pet Food - Simmons Prepared Foods

As part of Simmons Foods, interns have the opportunity to work on improving the production of all of our products, and a variety of other areas including Information Systems, Human Resources, Marketing and Communications and other administrative functions.

Full description and application - Siloam

Full description and application - Emporia

Full description and application - Sales position

Date posted: 01/04/2022


Research & Development-EverGrain Ingredients

EverGrain is an ingredient venture whose purpose is to make products healthier, taste better, and more sustainable. The business was launched by Anheuser-Busch InBev in 2019 and features new technology that repurposes brewer’s grain – barley – to produce plant protein ingredients. EverGrain is expanding operations in North America and Europe, and building related operations and commercial leadership teams.

Envision an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an important part of the team! Internships are 12 weeks long. As an intern, you will encounter real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce!

Food Science R&D Internship:

The Research & Development (R&D) function at EverGrain will provide students with a career interest and a food related academic background, the opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a business environment. The internship program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn and work with EverGrain business units/function to provide solutions to customers.

Full description and application

Date posted: 01/04/2022


Meat Science Internship-Salmon’s Meat Products

Are you looking for an experience that will allow a dynamic array to multiple businesses? The Meat Science Internship is a 10–12 week commitment for summer of 2022. This will allow an individual the unique experience throughout our Ebert Family of Businesses. This includes our farm, Ebert Enterprises gaining exposure to our nutritionist and feed area. Then transitioning to selecting beef for the cull process. Learning how to harvest and bone out meat at our personal harvest facility. Followed by a transition to our food manufacturing and retail store, Salmon’s Meat Products that focuses on smoked sausage as well as offering fresh steak cut options. Lastly there will be exposure to our hospitality focused business, Homestead Kitchen & Tap. This allows one individual to truly experience the process of crop to kitchen table.

Goal: We want to cater this internship specifically to your area of interest! A project will be required that can range from marketing, processing, butchering to new product development, you tell us where you most want to expand yourself and your experience.


  • Express an interest in the supply chain process for meat production
  • Exude a team mentality and helpful attitude
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision or well with a small team
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change
  • Awareness of your work environment to ensure safe work practices

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Prolonged periods of standing, bending and walking
  • Ability to operate multiple farm and food manufacturing equipment

Work Relationships: Supervised by our Merchandising Coordinator. Works closely and maintains communication with main contact individuals at Ebert Enterprises, Harvest Facility, Salmon’s Meat Products, and Homestead Kitchen & Tap. For more information: Contact Michelle, HR Manager, with any questions you may have (920) 973-0521 or michelle.shambeau@ebertent.com Check out our website or Facebook pages as well:

Ebert Enterprise Facebook
SMP Facebook
HK&T Facebook

Date posted: 01/04/2022


Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

All internship opportunities

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Hormel Internships

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Production Management

Date posted: 11/17/2021 


Future Leaders in Public Service

Our nation’s current and future challenges make it imperative that the federal government recruit the next generation of public servants, especially with less than 7% of the full-time federal workforce under the age of 30.

The Partnership for Public Service, supported by Schmidt Futures, has created a new opportunity that will place students into the federal government over a summer to gain valuable work experience and make a difference for our country.

Participants in the program will receive:

  • A 10–12-week summer internship with two federal agencies and a variety of opportunities for students majoring in STEM, liberal arts, business and more.
  • $4,000 stipend to help cover expenses.
  • Professional development sessions and networking events throughout the summer.

Applications to participate in the program are open now.

If you know an undergraduate or graduate student, please share this email with them so they can learn more about the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program and how they can apply for this incredible opportunity.

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Multiple position opportunities- E & J Gallo Winery

Premium Coastal Winemaking Internship 2022

Coastal Laboratory Internship

Winemaking & Distillation Internship 2022

Winegrowing Research Internship 2022

Winegrowing Data Analyst Research Internship 2022

Viticulture & Grower Relations Internship 2022

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Multiple position opportunities - Ingredion

Quality Technical Data Intern (North Kansas City, MO)

Food Science Intern—Meat, Batter & Breading (Englewood, CO)

Culinology and Digital Food Content Intern (Bridgewater, NJ)

Meat Alternative Applications Intern (Englewood, CO)

R & D Intern, Food Texture Science Platform (Bridgewater, NJ)

Commercial Innovation Intern, Plant Based Proteins (Bridgewater, NJ)

Intern, Flavor Applications, Taste Modulation (Bridgewater, NJ)

Quality Control Intern—Multiple Locations

Food Science Intern, Plant Based Proteins (Bridgewater, NJ)

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Laboratory Equipment Inventory Coordinator & Records Manager-USDA

In Person Position - Manhattan, KS

Questions? Contact us at hnip@hacu.net 

Job Description:

  • Update laboratory equipment inventories
  • Coordinate laboratory equipment excessing actions
  • Work with laboratory technicians to organize equipment and supplies storage areas
  • Work with laboratory technicians to organize equipment and supplies in research laboratories

Hours: 20 per week

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Safety Assistant-USDA Agriculture Research Services

Hybrid (combination of virtual and at duty station)
Questions? Contact us at hnip@hacu.net 

Job Description:
• Assist in preparing safety manuals and guidelines
• Assist in tracking and updating safety reports, chemical inventories, and other resources
• Maintain Employee Safety Training Certificates
• Assist with Routine Safety Inspections

Hours: 20 per week

Full description and application

Date posted: 11/17/2021


Research & Development Food Science Intern-Nature Soy

Nature Soy LLC is looking for a Research & Development Food Science Intern to conduct research for product innovation, support R&D initiatives and the execution of new product launches from concept to commercialization. This will encompass understanding the intricacies of the recipes, safeguarding the recipes, cooking products, and maintaining a safe and sanitary workplace. Ideal candidates will have formal culinary experience, be detail-oriented, have strong organization skills, be skilled communicators, and love making plant-base products.

Full description and application

Date posted: 5/4/2021


Kansas Micro-Internship Program

We are excited to share a new opportunity to connect with Kansas-based companies and non-profit organizations through short-term, paid professional opportunities. Through the Kansas Micro-Internship Program, students enrolled in two or four-year public colleges or universities in Kansas can be selected to work for these Micro-Internship opportunities.

Through Micro-Internships, students can demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks. These paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships.

Full description and application

Date posted: 4/26/2021


IFT Feeding Tomorrow Intern programs

The IFT Feeding Tomorrow Intern+ Program is designed to connect IFT student members to a variety professional internships and trainee programs plus (+) support the recipient with an academic scholarship (and/or) travel scholarship to attend IFT Annual Event. Our industry partners offer either paid internships or housing stipends. And there's also the added bonus that you will also receive either an academic scholarship for your tuition or a travel scholarship to attend the IFT Annual Event.

Details and application

Date posted: 9/8/2020


Intern Opportunity-U.S. Senator & Committee on Ag, Nutrition & Forestry Chairman

U.S. Senator and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman, Pat Roberts, seeks interns for his Washington, DC Ag Committee office. The internship will last from August to early December, and includes a monthly stipend. Successful candidates have a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in agriculture. Preference is given to rising juniors or seniors. Interns will research legislation, attend briefings and hearings, answer phones, and provide support to the Committee staff.

For more information and to apply please visit https://www.agriculture.senate.gov/about/internships

Date posted: 5/28/19


Go to TOP

Fellowships and Postdoctorals

FFAR Fellows Program

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and North Carolina State University are pleased to announce that the Rockey FFAR Fellows program is now accepting applications for its 2022-2025 cohort. The program provides 25-member cohorts of PhD students with three years of professional development training and support designed to complement the research training students receive in their home institutions. Students from universities in the U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply (see here for additional eligibility information). All 25 fellows gain from the professional development portion of the program ($10,000/year value). Eight of the 25 fellows access additional funds for assistantship, tuition, and fees ($49,500/year). Fellows are co-sponsored by FFAR and an equal match from industry, NGOs, or other sources of non-U.S. federal funds.

Students - Want to make an impact on society and be ready for a career in food and agriculture upon graduation? Apply now to become a FFAR Fellow: www.ffarfellows.org

Faculty – Do you want the best PhD students in the U.S. and Canada working on your food and agriculture project? Do you have strong or developing relationships with an industry member or NGO that funds research? Encourage promising students to apply now to become a FFAR Fellow: www.ffarfellows.org 


USDA-ARS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Chemistry & Molecular Biology

A postdoctoral research opportunity is available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Southern Regional Research Center (SRRC), Food Processing and Sensory Quality (FPSQ) Unit located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Questions: Please visit our Program Website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process please email USDA-ARS@orau.org and include the reference code for this opportunity.

Date posted: 7/22/2021


Graduate Student Food Safety Fellowship

A research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Food Safety (OFS). The appointment will be served at the selected participant's location.

Full description and application

Date posted: 7/22/2021


Kansas Food & Agriculture Policy Fellowship

The Kansas Food and Agricultural Policy Fellowship Program (Ag Fellows) provides a premier leadership opportunity for Kansas undergraduate or graduate students studying an agricultural field to serve the state's food and agricultural industry, and gain valuable public policy experience at both the state and federal levels.

Program details and application

Date posted: 10/15/2020



Go to TOP