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Food: Career and Education Opportunities

Food production workers are at the starting point of the food industry. With a few exceptions, their work is aimed at getting food products ready for restaurants and stores rather than consumers.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your career in Food.

STATES WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN Food

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Food

CAREERS WITHIN Food

Baker

Bakers mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to produce breads, rolls, or other baked goods. Bakers need to pay attention to ongoing situations and monitor them as they develop. They also need to train others in tasks and process.
Butcher

Butchers cut, trim, or prepare consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments. Butchers need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues. They also need to think through complex problems and develop a critical analysis of the situation and possible solutions.
Meat Cutter

Meat Cutters use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and fish. Meat Cutters need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues. They also need to manage their own time and the time of others.