Emma’s Blog: Application Tips

Emma’s Blog: Application Tips

Interested in taking on the MDS challenge and starting your career in an exciting, fast-paced industry? In this Trainee Blog, group 47 Trainee Emma Howes gives you application tips to help you make the most out of your MDS application.

Why food and fresh produce?

The food and fresh produce industry is entering a new technological age! Sustainability projects, meat-free innovations, robots and software advancements are just some of the exciting projects that you may not have associated with food and agriculture in the past. The industry is looking for driven individuals to make a real difference to the world of food. No two-days are the same and there are opportunities for every skill set. The sector is the perfect choice for future focused graduates who thrive under pressure and are up for the challenge of a fast paced environment. But don’t take our word for it! Group 47 Trainee Emma Howes tells you all about why the sector is perfect for university graduates in her #MDSFutures video blog.

Follow Emma’s top application tips

  • Research: Thoroughly research the programme, the level 5 training, MDS Members and the industry
  • Network: Reach out to MDS Trainees via LinkedIn – be curious and ask questions about their experience
  • Apply in advance: MDS recruit all year, you can apply 6-12 months before your available start date
  • Eager Candidates: MDS also look for Trainees who are eager and ready to start as soon as possible

Think you’re up for the challenge? Find out more here.