Educational Debt. Is It Necessary?

In a history not far off, in a land right under your feet, people had skills without formal education. Youth were matched with elders who had a deep understanding of what it took to make Read More …

3 Questions to Ask Yourself During Your First Job Search

Closing in on that certificate of completion for a dietetics internship – you’re twenty something and geting ready to join the ‘work world’ horse race. Another friend who had opted to get a Master’s Degree Read More …

Does Having a Master’s Degree Make a Difference?

Hey Team FoodGrads! Maybe you have this question, or maybe you know someone who’s having the same dilemma? “I’ve completed my bachelors of engineering in food processing technology. I then did my advanced diploma in Read More …

We’d Like Some Respect. No, In Fact We Demand It!

During a major holiday season, a local waitress in a busy restaurant gives up time with friends and family serving a lot of customers in a short amount of time. On that same holiday, a Read More …

Becoming a Food Scientist Surrounded by ‘Fake News’!

The topic of fake news has come up a lot in the media recently. While people tend to associate fake news with political topics, the spread of false information and lack of transparency also exists Read More …

Should I Take Food Science or Nutrition?

Hey Team FoodGrads! Maybe you have this question, or maybe you know someone who has the same dilemma? Perhaps you had never thought of a career in Food Science or Diet/Nutrition and want to learn Read More …

Don’t Become a Food Scientist if You Don’t Like to Talk!

I think that one of the biggest misconceptions about scientists–including food scientists–is those that are on the research side of the industry don’t need or desire to develop good communication skills. This issue comes up Read More …