IFT Student Association (IFTSA)

The IFT Student Association (IFTSA) is a forward-looking, student-governed community of IFT members. Membership in IFTSA can help you become a more successful student and enhance your future as a food science professional. Through competitions, networking, and leadership opportunities, you’ll set yourself apart from your classmates (unless they’re members too).

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Summer IFTSA Professional Development Sessions

Take some time this summer to focus on your professional development with these upcoming student webinars.

Marketing Yourself Professionally

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 12pm CT

University Talent Experts will share their perspectives and help prepare you for your professional search.

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Publishing Prowess: Tips on Getting Your Manuscript Accepted

Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 9am CT

Boost your chances of getting your manuscript accepted on the first try by attending our informational and interactive webinar.

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Interested in graduate programs in the science of food?

Sign-up for IFTSA's Virtual Grad Fair on October 16, 2019


"As a student, IFT has offered me the opportunity to present my scientific work both as an undergraduate and a graduate student. Through IFT's Student Association, I have been able to harness my leadership skills and I have been a recipient of three scholarships through the IFT Foundation."

David Asiamah
Alabama A&M University
David Asiamah
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