Are you looking to attend grad school next year? Not sure how to go about making contact with programs? Plan to attend the 2nd Annual Virtual Graduate Fair on October 16. Hosted by the IFT Student Association, this virtual event lets you make connections with grad programs in food science from around the country. Free and open to IFT members and nonmembers. Learn more and register here.

Feeding Tomorrow, the IFT foundation, has partnered with General Mills and The Kraft Heinz Company to identify exceptional students pursuing a degree in food science or engineering. Through Feeding Tomorrow’s Intern+ Program, each company will award one candidate a paid internship for the summer of 2020, as well as an academic scholarship. General Mills applications are due September 20, and applications for The Kraft Heinz Company are due October 14. Learn more and apply.

300-x-250-Feeding-Tom-widgetThe Western New York Section is a proud supporter of the IFT Student Association ( The Section is a current sponsor of the IFTSA/Feeding Tomorrow 5K Fun Run & Walk. Proceeds from the event are used to fund scholarships for deserving undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in food science.  For more information on the IFTSA/Feeding Tomorrow 5K Fun Run & Walk visit

Student members of IFT are encouraged to become involved in the Section.  A discount meeting registration fee of $5 is offered to students for all programs.