IFT’s eMentor, is a virtual mentoring platform, connecting accomplished professionals working in the science of food with individuals looking to advance their careers including students working towards their degrees. 

Participating in eMentor

There are two ways to participate in eMentor: General Discussion and the Mentor Request Forum.
  • General Discussion: Members can post questions or provide feedback in open discussion
  • Mentor Request Forum: Mentees can post a formal mentor request which can be viewed by mentors

Joining eMentor

The eMentor Program is available to IFT members. As a mentor, you can help shape the career of an aspiring food professional. Share what you wish you’d known when your career was just beginning. As a mentee, you can seek career guidance in planning your next career move, handling difficult situations, and navigating the challenges of the industry.

As a mentor, you…

•    Shape the future of the aspiring professionals by sharing insights, resources, and connections
•    Build your leadership skills as you motivate and encourage mentees
•    Gain personal satisfaction knowing you’ve contributed to someone’s growth and development

As a mentee, you…

•    Receive guidance from a mentor with hands-on experience
•    Gain a new perspective on your career path
•    Develop knowledge and skills you can use to succeed in your current position
•    Make new connections and learn about professional resources through your mentor

Are you ready?

Log In or Join IFT

eMentor is only available to members

Log In or Join IFT

This program is only available to members. If you are interested in participating in the eMentor program, please Log In or consider becoming an IFT Member by visiting this link