Food Industry Careers

The ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre creates many opportunities for students studying a food related degree course to engage with Welsh food and drink manufacturers, industry experts and Tasty Careers Wales.

Graduates can potentially progress to employment with one of the many Welsh food and drink manufacturers we work with and in particular as a Food Technologist Knowledge Transfer Affiliate or Sales and Marketing Knowledge Transfer Affiliate on the HELIX project.

Pathway to Employment bursaries of £1000 are available to all full time BSc Food Science and Technology students commencing their studies at Cardiff Metropolitan University in September 2019. The bursary is designed to help students expand their learning and development and secure a career in the food and drink industry in Wales.

Our annual New Product Development School Competition invites pupils to develop innovative recipes and introduces them to further study opportunities in the food and drink industry.

The IGD residential Summer school offers sixth form pupils a taster of student life and an insight into career opportunities within the food and drink sector.