Your hub for academic advising, undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, student clubs, scholarships, and more.

The resources you'll need to make the most of your Penn State Food Science experience.

Penn State, the College of Agricultural Sciences, and the Department of Food Science place student success as our highest priority. If you're looking for academic advising, undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, student clubs, scholarships, and more—we're here to help.

Advisers

Advisers for students in the Department of Food Science. Your adviser will help you develop long range plans, select and schedule classes, assist with problems, and help with other academic concerns.

Career Placement

The Food Science Department is here to help you prepare for and maximize your internship, summer work, and any other postgraduate plans you may have coming your way.

Clubs and Organizations
Future Students

Resources for future students interested in the Food Science at Penn State.

Internship Opportunities

Food Science internships enable students to get experience related to their field of study, usually while receiving academic credit and wages.

Potential Career Paths and Salaries

Penn State food scientists enter a range of careers within the food industry or government throughout the US and around the world.

Scholarships

The College of Ag Sciences awards more than $2.9 million in scholarships annually. Search for opportunities.

Study Abroad

Study-abroad opportunities range from week-long study tours associated with particular courses to summer-long or semester-long excursions.

Undergraduate Research

Opportunities are available for undergraduate students to participate in research projects. Talk with your academic adviser, course instructors, or other faculty members to find what the possibilities might be for you.

Why Major in Food Science?

Industrial food scientists are needed in food quality management, processing, research and development, marketing, and distribution.