Welcome to the Food Matters Careers student zone


Food Matters Careers community is a place where students & graduates like you, who are interested in a career in food and nutrition can attend insightful and educational careers events connecting you to top food and drink companies looking for their future employees.

Expand your knowledge, network with peers and future employers and get ready to take your next step into a rewarding career!



The new Food Matters Careers hub and student zone is here to help students and future talent like yourself to get ahead in the food, drink and nutrition industry.

We work work industry partners to help place you in your dream role. Meet them through our monthly careers events.

Access ALL Food Matters Careers Events, Meet-ups and Experiences for one year.


How to register? Click the link below and fill out your details 



Our Upcoming Events


Who could you meet at a careers event?

meet our featured industry partners


Featured Jobs

Featured job - Management team - Artisan Bread Organic

Featured job - Packer & Picker - Artisan Bread Organic


Listen to our Careers Podcasts

This podcast gives you an insight into why a career in nutrition is so rewarding.

Guests: Moira Howie, Health and Nutrition Manager, Waitrose, and Claire Baseley, Registered Nutritionist and Nutrition Consultant.

What can the food industry do to attract future talent into the sector? 

Guests: Helen McNair, Technical Director, Lionel Hitchin, and Jacinta George, Managing Director, Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL).

How can industry and academia can work together to plug the food skills shortage?

Guests: Moira Stalker, Food and Drink Federation Scotland, Emma Weston, Associate Professor in Food Sciences and more.


Watch Industry Expert Video Interviews

Cian Short, Early Career Manager, Bakkavor, looks after the apprentice scheme personally and explains how it works to help create future stars for the company.

Nicole Zube, HR director, European Supply Chain + I&D Kellogg, explains the apprenticeship programmes available at Kellogg and how they are defining the future.

What skills do you need to succeed in the food industry? To find out more, listen to our video interview with Phil McNaughton, Company Environment Manager, British Sugar.

Feliks Bezati, Leader of the Global Packaging Agenda, Mars explains how you can balance environmental concerns and improve sustainability with a career in packaging.

Per Rehne, CEO, Clasado Biosciences shares insights on working in the constantly evolving food industry and gives his advice on how to land your perfect job.

Moria Howie, Nutrition Health Manager, Waitrose, explains the wealth of career opportunities available at Waitrose, from working in food science to customer insights.

Contact us for information on careers, advertising and editorial

Sales: david.ventris-field@foodmatters.co.uk 
Marketing: grace.williams@foodmatters.co.uk
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