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Canning and Preserving Industry Workers

Tips for Entry

Investigate apprenticeships in cheese making listed by the Department of Labor at

Consider relocating to the regions of the country that have the highest percentage of workers employed in batch foodmaking and the highest wages for that occupation, according to the the Department of Labor.

Learn everything you can about food from independent study and/or a course in home economics or other food production-related subjects before seeking an informational interview at a local food processing facility.

Seek an internship at a large food manufacturing or distribution center where you can observe one or more aspects of the operation.

Suggest that your school organize a field trip to a local food processing facility for interested students.

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