Careers in Food Science: From Undergraduate to Professional: From Undergraduate to Career by Richard W Hartel

Careers in Food Science: From Undergraduate to Professional: From Undergraduate to Career

EditorRichard W Hartel

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Careers in Food Science provides detailed guidelines for students and new employees in the food industry to ensure a successful start to their career. Every step towards a rewarding career in this rapidly evolving industry is covered, from which classes to take in college and which degrees to earn, to internships, and finally how to land, and keep, the first job. This book also provides day-to-day examples of what to expect from the many jobs available to help students decide what to do and where to go.The food industry includes a wide array of fields and careers not only in food production and in academia, but also in government and research institutions. In fact, it is estimated that by 2010 there will be 52,000 annual job openings for college graduates in the Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources system in the U.S. alone. Written by people who have experience or are currently working in each sector, this book seeks to shed some light on starting, or furthering, a career in this exciting field.

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Richard W. Hartel is a Professor of Food Engineering in the Department of Food Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin. Christina P. Klawitter is Assistant Dean & Director, Career Services, in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
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Title:Careers in Food Science: From Undergraduate to Professional: From Undergraduate to CareerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:340 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:July 9, 2008Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387773908

ISBN - 13:9780387773902

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From the contentsIntroduction.- The undergraduate student experience.- The graduate student experience.- A successful industry career.- Careers with a degree in Food Science.- A successful academic career.- Index.

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Aus den Rezensionen:"... Karriereplanung soll also früh anfangen und das ist auch ein Grundgedanke von 'Carriers in Food Science' - einer Zusammenstellung von Beiträgen, die darauf abzielt, Absolventen und jungen Arbeitnehmern den Weg in die Lebensmittelindustrie zu erleichtern. Jeder Schritt zum persönlichen Karriereziel wird ausführlich durchgenommen ... Hauptaugenmerk liegt ... in der Beschreibung der potenziellen Arbeitsfelder, deren Aufgaben und Herausforderungen und hilft damit die Antwort auf eingangs gestellte Frage zu finden. 'Careers in Food Science' ist definitiv eine brauchbare Orientierungshilfe." (Wolfgang Schweiger, in: CHEMIREPORT.at, 2009, Issue 5, S. 54)