GFPI HOSTS CAREER DAY FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN FOOD SAFETY CAREER
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 15, 2014 – The Global Food Protection Institute (GFPI) will collaborate with the Battle Creek College Access Network’s Sophomore Future Track program to inform area high school sophomores on the many career paths available in food safety.
The career day will be held on Tuesday, April 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the GFPI office building. The agenda includes presentations from food safety professionals from both government and industry and concludes with a hands-on food inspection sampling exercise.
“We are proud to support the future of the Battle Creek and food safety community through the Sophomore Future Track event,” said Preston Hicks, Vice President of Resource Development and Evaluation. “At GFPI, we build workforce capacity in the food safety sector. Our job is to make sure that food safety professionals are prepared for their jobs. Exploring food safety career options early-on, through events such as this one, will help students make informed choices regarding their future education and training.”
This is the third Sophomore Future Track event with the Battle Creek College Access Network and GFPI’s first year participating in the program. The overall event is scheduled to place 1,091 area sophomores in more than 75 local businesses.