Arielee
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Need help?

Postby Arielee » Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:48 pm

Hi
I unfortunately haven't studied much science in school.I am thinking of being a food scientist that develops new ready-meal products in a sustainable way.
1st of all thank you for providing the career information on your website & this forum.
I am looking for resources for a beginner (preferably free) and also wondering how to know if this is the right career for me,(I'm unsure if I even like chemistry) I like the things Modernist Cuisine has created but being a food scientist is different to being a chef(I do not want to be a chef) and general interest in new cooking methods.. is probably quite different than working in a factory/lab...
Any advice & recommendations on where to start would be much appreciated! (even general advice on knowing which career one is suited for..)
Thanks!

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Re: Need help?

Postby AmyCowen » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:08 pm

It sounds like you may have already looked at the Career Profiles at Science Buddies, but just in case, definitely take a look at this one:

https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science- ... chnologist

If you click to the project idea tab, you will see a number of projects that someone who pursues that career might be interested in. You might want to experiment with some of those projects to see if you enjoy it.

Amy
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