Welcome to the School of Packaging 
Updated 7/1/2015

POSITIONS OPEN AT THE SoP (open until filled): 
Assistant Professor, Polymer Chemist (Tenure Faculty) Position now open at the School of Packaging: Please read the following PDF document for position description and follow the link in the PDF to apply
Fixed-Term Faculty Position now open at the School of Packaging: Please read the following PDF document for position description and follow the link in the PDF to apply.


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  • Virtual Package Design and Prototyping - now open through October to register

    Date: October 16, 2015 - August 27, 2015
    Location: MSU School of Packaging Ternes Outreach Center

    The online version of the Virtual Package Design and Prototyping Course for Industry members opened on August 25, 2015. Participants may start the course at any time until early October 2015.  

  • Food Packaging Basics

    Date: November 10, 2015 - November 12, 2015
    Location: MSU School of Packaging's Ternes Outreach Center

    This hands-on workshop is designed for those who have a role in managing packaging for food and related operations within their organizations.  The workshop will offer full insight in all aspects of food packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, shelf life estimation, active packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, distribution, food security and more!

  • Science, Agriculture, Food, Environment and Health Career Fair

    Date: September 29, 2015
    Location: Breslin Center

    This unique career fair designed to connect employers with MSU participants studying for careers in a wide range of science-related fields.  This will include employers offering internship and full time opportunties in the fields of Science, Agriculture, Food, Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources. MSU undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoc scholars are encouraged to attend this event.  


  • Packaging, Engineering and Technology Career Fair

    Date: September 30, 2015 - October 1, 2015
    Location: Breslin Center

    Time: 2-6 p.m.

    MSU’s largest career fair with more than 300 employers and 6,000 students over the two days.  Something for all students, all majors, all colleges.  This event attracts well-known employers representing a variety of industries offering full time, internship, and co-op opportunities for students.

    For Engineering, Packaging & Technology Exchange: 517-884-1300


  • AutumnFest

    Date: November 14, 2015
    Location: MSU Pavilion

    Time: TBD

    40th Annual AutumnFest

    MSU Pavilion for Agriculture & Livestock Education

    Starts 3.5 hours before the kickoff of the MSU vs. Maryland football game. 

    For more information visit the AutumnFest website at http://www.canr.msu.edu/alumni_donors/alumni/autumnfest


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