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Food Careers - Resource Pack

Taking the first steps towards higher education and careers in the agrifood sector.

2022

Food Careers

Food Careers educational package targets children from the age of 15-18 with a challenge-based approach, building on the local ecosystem and opportunities. The aim is to inspire and encourage young people to study a food-related discipline while raising awareness on opportunities and career tracks in the agrifood sector.

The resource pack has three Modules:

1. Exploring Food Systems 

Helps teachers and students improve systems thinking skills while exploring local food systems and innovation opportunities.

2. Food systems careers and jobs 

Supports the discovery of the multitude of agrifood careers and also offers a chance for self-reflection with testing and matching the students’ skills and interests with professions.

3. Food Science and Entrepreneurship 

Supports students in deepening their understanding on food product development and food marketing and discover the opportunities that are found in different food-related professions.

Download the Food Careers Resource Pack (English version)

Magyar nyelvű Food Careers tanári kézikönyv letöltése (Hungarian version):

הורידו כאן את מארז המשאבים קריירות במזון (Hebrew version)

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Day in the life series

Our agri-food industry is expected to face a labour shortage by 2030, with some areas of the industry already experiencing a decline in the supply of workers. As a response to this, our ‘Day in the Life’ series aims to encourage young people to consider a career in the agri-food industry, by profiling a range of jobs that the industry has to offer. Chek out the videos and learn more about the opportunities that the agrifood sector has to offer!

Partners

Project lead

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Vivien Bodereau

Education Programme Manager

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Viktoria Soos

Communication Expert at Climate Smart Elephant

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Elena Santa Cruz

Consumer Researcher at Sensory & Consumer lab at AZTI

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Keren Dalyot

Senior Research Associate, Faculty of Education in Science and Technology, Technion at Israel Institute of Technology

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Maria Neocleous Maliotou

Food Scientist & Food Educator

Miriam SASTRE
Miriam Sastre EIT Food South

RIS Communication Manager

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Dr. Eliška Selinger

Assistant Lecturer at III Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague / National / Medical Doctor & Public Health Specialist at National Institute of Public Health

Bent Egberg Mikkelsen
Bent Egberg Mikkelsen

Professor of Urban Food Systems Transformation at Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen

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The agri-food industry has a variety of exciting jobs on offer throughout the food value chain. This video series aims to inspire young audiences to consider a career within the agri-food sector.