Posted: June 19, 2018

The fresh produce and floral industry is exciting, growing — and hiring! Learn more by attending the Produce Marketing Association’s Immersion Academy.

You don't have to be a master chef or master gardener to have an awesome career in the food or floral business. The industry -- which grows, processes, transports and sells fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers -- annually pays more than $72 billion in wages. There are more jobs than college grads to fill them. STEM, marketing and business majors are in high demand. Want to learn more? Apply to the Produce Marketing Association's Immersion Academy, November 7-9. This exclusive career development event will introduce you to the fresh produce and floral industry, connect you with prospective employers and give you a jump-start on landing a job right after graduation. And it's free to attend! Immersion Academy is focused on exposing University seniors to the career opportunities available in the produce and floral industry. You will dive deeper into your specific major and what a career in that area looks like in the produce and floral industry. Focus areas will include: Marketing, Engineering/Technology, Supply Chain/Logistics, Production, and Food Safety. To apply, click here - deadline is July 31, 2018.