Careers

Getting ready to welcome our NextGen Class of 2017

100 students and faculty from 23 colleges have been selected as The Confectionery Foundation’s NextGen class of 2017. 40% are in STEM majors including engineering, robotics, food science and food technology. We thank the 90 volunteers who make this popular program run! The career fair and networking events complete this...
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Invest a day learning about careers in the Candy Industry

The application period is open through May 5, 2017 for The Confectionery Foundation’s Next Generation program at Sweets & Snacks Expo. Click on the Student details button to apply. This year’s program will be Wednesday, May 24th. Selection process includes resume, waiver and interview....
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Do you know a student interested in a confectionery career? Apply now!

The Confectionery Foundation is accepting applications for the May 24th NextGen program at Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago. Dr. Frank Gambino, Director of Food/CPG Marketing department at Western Michigan University writes, “I have had the good fortune to bring my Food/CPG Marketing students to the Sweet & Snack Expo...
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After your interview, what’s next?

Thank you note? Email? Phone call? 5 points to follow for a good follow up. You have had a good interview and what you do next is very important. Read the Business Insider article by Jacquelyn Smith titled “Here’s exactly how many times you should follow up after a job...
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Would you like to intern at our NextGen Program this year?

Students who participated in The Confectionery Foundation’s Next Generation career education programs at Sweets & Snacks Expo 2015 or 2016 are invited to apply to intern at this year’s program during the week of May 22, 2017. Submit the form on our Students/Educators page to start your application. Write Intern...
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New year’s resolution to build knowledge? Allured Fund grant could help

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to help build your skills. Look at these industry continuing education opportunities: American Association of Candy Technologists Professional Manufacturing Confectioners Association Resident Course in Confectionery Technology Retail Confectioners International Events & Education The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based...
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