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Over 7 weeks, fellows will engage virtually in workshops, fireside chats, panels and conversations with some of the food & beverage industry’s most impactful leaders.
The fellowship will culminate in a virtual capstone project and virtual career day that will call executive leadership from household name brands to consider fellows for Spring/Summer 2022 internships and full-time roles. Black Futures in Food & Beverage is free to all fellows.
What You Will Learn
Different career paths within food & beverage with deep dives from industry experts
How to build a network within the CPG food & beverage industry
Varied business models in CPG from founders and leaders who have implemented them
Resume writing and interview coaching for career readiness
How to build a purpose-driven brand that lasts
Presentation skills for clear and effective pitches and meetings
Currently, I am a graduating senior at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). I will be graduating this April with a degree in Food Science and Agribusiness, Summa Cum Laude and headed to graduate school for a Masters in Agricultural Economics.
Since finishing the BFFB program, I’ve completed my Bachelors degree from NC A&T State University and started a career in Master Data Management at a Grocer Headquarters.
Since finishing the BFFB program in November, I have thrived as a budding professional in the food and beverage industry. I have been offered various internships and a couple of full-time positions from companies in the consumer-packaged goods industry. I utilized the knowledge and skills that I learned in the fellowship program to secure these roles. I hope to take one after graduating this spring.