Career Pathways

Virtual Certificate Program

A Virtual Career Exploration Journey, following the Fresh Produce & Floral Industries from field to table.

This FREE Career Pathways Virtual Certificate Program offers students a glimpse into the many rewards and vast potential of the Produce and Floral Industries. This on-demand, interactive, fast-paced certificate program allows participants eight weeks to complete all the learning modules at their own pace.

Five Steps To Your Certificate


""View the “About the Program”
Orientation Video

Complete the "More About Me" Survey


""View the Welcome Video

Complete the "My Ideal Job in the Produce & Floral Industries" Quiz


""Complete the
"Supply Chain" Module


""Complete the "Growing" Modules

Conventional Field Production
Controlled Environment Production


Complete the Learning Tracks

Each track contains three modules

• Planting/Harvesting
• Processing
• Packaging

• Sales
• Marketing
• Buying

• Plant Breeding
• Food Safety
• Technology & Automation

• Transportation
• Sustainability
• Blockchain

This talent initiative was created
exclusively for Students and Faculty.

IFPA Staff will review your application and follow up with you shortly.

Begin Screening Process


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Benefits for Completing the Program

Upon completion, students receive:

  • Certificate of Completion
  • FREE IFPA Individual Membership for Career Pathways Graduates. Your Membership allows you website access to "Members Only" content including IFPA's Member Directory (University Students & Faculty Only)
  • Enhancements for LinkedIn & Resume - Make yourself standout on your LinkedIn profile as a self-motivated "go getter" by displaying the Virtual Career Pathways Completion Badge and adding your Certificate of Completion and IFPA Membership to your Resume
  • Additional resources available from IFPA

New Modules to be added upon development focusing on Government Relations, Nutrition and Global Business.


To gain access to this FREE program, register today by following these step-by-step account creation and log in instructions. Please follow these instruction without taking any shortcuts. After you create an account and check out, your request will be reviewed by staff and you will receive a follow up notification with the link to log in and begin this informative produce and floral career exploration journey. 

Please allow up to 48 hours for you to receive the program link.




Learning about how each specific company applies the module makes it more interesting, we get to see real-life examples, presented by a director or manager of the company. I feel motivated to learn more about their businesses and the produce industry.

Isabella Fiori Serrate

University of Florida

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