Career Opportunities in Nutrition

If you enjoy working with people, have an interest in science, food and health, and are motivated to work independently and as a team, you will enjoy a career as a nutritionist/dietitian. Nutrition professionals work in a variety of settings including healthcare, public health, education, research, sales, marketing, public relations. They also work in government, restaurant management, fitness, food companies and in private practice. Nutritionists/dietitians may also be involved in lab or community research, and in teaching nutrition courses either in the community or for adult education and public schools. The list of job possibilities continues with opportunities in international organizations, the media and communication agencies. The possibilities are endless; the direction you take, and how far you take it, are your choices.

Visit our Current Nutrition Jobs, Internship and Experience Opportunities page for a list of opportunities available for the Nutrition major. For a comprehensive listing of employment opportunities, internship, practicum and volunteer opportunities, and other career resources, please visit the SPHHS Workforce Development page.

Additional information on opportunities available to the Nutrition major can be found on the Student-to-Student Career Options page.