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UD Job Shadow (Food Science R & D - Lassonde Pappas)

This is a job shadow where you will get to observe a UD Alumnus or employer in the work place. The alum or employer has given the following information about his/her company and this opportunity:

Job Shadow Host Organization: Lassonde Pappas

Job Shadow Host's Primary Job Function: R&D - Food Science

Job Shadow Host

Description of Job Shadow:  The student will be shadowing a Food Scientist and learning what it is like to have a career in R&D. After a tour of the lab and being introduced to all the scientists, the student will learn about the entire process of a product development project from beginning to end. Each Food Scientist in the lab will have them for a segment of time to discuss how a project creation, product development (including hands-on formulation at the bench and obstacles that must be overcome), sensory evaluations, customer sampling and approval, regulations, costing, plant production, and shelf life studies. We will focus on one specific product with the student so they can better understand the progression of a project.