Representatives from the Livestock and Meat Fee (LMC) attended the current meals careers truthful at CAFRE Loughry campus.
Schooling and client promotions supervisor, Sarah Toland and communications supervisor, Linda Surphlis represented the Fee on the occasion which introduced collectively over 30 native meals focussed companies.
Commenting after the occasion, Sarah mentioned: “We have been delighted to attend the Loughry Meals Careers Honest to satisfy with budding meals college students excited by pursuing a profession within the NI agri meals trade.
“We spoke with many college students and mentioned the important thing departments inside LMC and the actions that every perform. College students have been additionally given an perception into thrilling profession alternatives inside LMC, together with our advertising and communications placement which is obtainable to undergraduate college students who’re required to finish a sandwich placement part-way although their research.”
All through the course of the occasion LMC distributed a variety of assets, together with recipe books and flyers with info on the wide selection of profession alternatives made accessible by the crimson meat trade.
LMC advertising and communications supervisor Lauren Patterson added: “The meat and lamb sector makes a useful contribution to Northern Eire’s financial system, accounting for gross sales of over £1.5 billion per 12 months. The sector supplies a number of assorted and thrilling profession alternatives. Attending the meals careers truthful enabled LMC to have well timed conversations with college students who’re making key choices on the subsequent step of their academic journey, be that in searching for future placement alternatives, or graduate jobs.
“LMC has a longstanding relationship with the schooling sector in Northern Eire and needs to proceed to assist educators and college students from main faculty via to 3rd degree schooling shifting ahead. On behalf of LMC I want to lengthen our due to CAFRE Loughry for the sort invitation to attend this worthwhile occasion.”