Nov 23, 2021
Graduate Mentorship Program Extended for Future Cohorts
With annual demand far outpacing the number of qualified graduates, employers in food and agriculture have difficulty finding good talent to fill open jobs. It’s even more challenging for employers who require candidates with doctorates and the professional skills needed for team-based research. To help fill the gap, the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR) and NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences teamed up in 2018 to launch the recently renamed Rockey FFAR Fellows Program, which is now being renewed for another five years.