Stout grad employment rate remains high during pandemic

7 Apr 2021


About two months after graduating in 2020 from University of Wisconsin-Stout — as the impact of the pandemic shut down businesses across the country — Emma Sisk had a full-time job.

The Plymouth, Minn., native not only found work within her food science and technology major, but she was hired by a company at the top of her list: General Mills.

Sisk began work in July 2020 as an ingredient specification specialist for the multinational food conglomerate based in Golden Valley, Minn. General Mills has dozens of popular consumer brands such as Cheerios, Gold Medal Flour, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Totino’s and Haagen-Dazs.

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