CareersNOW! Jobseeker Resource Centre

Browse our library of resources for students, jobseekers and others looking for a rewarding career in the food and beverage processing sector.

Videos

Check out our growing video library featuring industry professionals sharing their career journeys, advice, insights and more!
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Considering a career in the culinary field? Take a behind-the-scenes look at Centennial College’s Culinary Management program!
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Bryan Jurek, Corporate Executive Chef at Griffith Foods, shares his career journey and advice to those looking to get into the industry.
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Are you a post-secondary student? Veronica Hislop tells you all about FoodGrads, an interactive platform that aims to connect students and graduates to the food and beverage industry!
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Baking or culinary…what is the difference? Diamond Donnon, a Culinary Skills student at Algonquin College, breaks it down.  

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Working in food and beverage processing means you play an important part in making products people across the country enjoy. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how yogurt is made at Hans Dairy!
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Zeinab Borji (AKA, Chef Z), a Culinary Management student at Algonquin College, talks about what inspired her to get into the industry, her advice for those looking to join it, and more!
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In 2018, the Taste Your Future team went on a road trip across Ontario with a mission to educate and inspire people to pursue the many amazing career opportunities in food and beverage processing! They spoke with industry professionals about their career journeys, their advice, and more.
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FoodGrads founder Nicole Gallace talks about FoodGrads’ mission and how students can find support/get involved. She also talks about the different careers in the industry you may not think about, and much more!
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Kevin Vizio, Junior Project Engineer at Italpasta, talks about the demand for engineers in the food industry, what he loves about working in food and beverage processing and more!
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Have you ever thought about doing an internship, co-op, or placement? After talking to the students at Western University who had amazing placements in the food and beverage processing industry, we think it’s a must-do to give you a leg up in your career!
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Thinking about a career in food but hesitant to take the leap? Zeinab Borji, a Culinary Management student at Algonquin College, shares her inspiring advice.
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CareersNOW! offers jobseekers free Job Ready skills training, access to recruiters and employers through job fairs, and insight into career pathways through mentorship sessions with leading industry professionals. Watch this video to learn more!
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Co-Founders of Remix Snacks, Jamie Lee and Isabelle Lam, share the reasons they started their business in the food and beverage processing industry, and why you should, too!
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Lola Adeyemi, Founder and CEO of It’s Souper, shares the reason why she started her business and why YOU should get into the food and beverage processing industry!
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How did Ran Goel of Fresh City Farms get started in the food and beverage processing industry? He shares is journey and what he’s learned.
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Angeli Mehrotra, EDI Employment Engagement Specialist from the University of Guelph answers questions about Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for jobseekers in Ontario’s food & beverage processing sector.
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In this CareersNOW! Employee Spotlight series, we speak with Angela Fehr Enriquez, Operations Technician at Bonduelle Americas about her career progression in the food and beverage processing industry.
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Will Spencer, Founder of rND Bakery talks about his love for food science and the skills that jobseekers will need to be competitive in the food and beverage processing industry.

Meet Shawn Scott Of Local Jerky Plus!

Shawn Scott started Local Jerky Plus and Performance Protein Jerky from his home and has grown them to be the successful businesses they are today!

Culinary V.S. Food And Beverage Processing

Craig Youdale, Dean of Culinary, Tourism and Beverage Studies Division at Niagara College Canada, tells us why someone with a culinary background should consider a career in the food and beverage processing industry!

Sylvain Charlebois On Why YOU Should Work In Food and Beverage Processing

We sat down with Sylvain Charlebois, Director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University, to talk about why YOU should work in the food and beverage processing industry!

The Technical Side Of Meat & Poultry

We chatted with Leandro Do Vale, Technical Service at Pemberton & Associates Inc. Here’s what Leandro has to say about working with technology and his advice for those considering joining the meat and poultry sector!

Austin Amog of Reiser Canada

We met Austin Amog from Reiser Canada! Austin gives advice for those interested in getting into the technical side of meat & poultry!

Publications

Read up on how to start and grow your career in food and beverage processing!