Professionals in this field are experts in food and nutrition. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal. Heightened interest in health, wellness and disease prevention has created more career options for nutrition professionals. According to the American Dietetic Association, demand for nutrition counseling, treatment, and education is on the rise- a result of greater emphasis on diet and nutrition, as well as a growing population that is living longer.

Concentrations: Obesity and Nutritional Health, Nutrition Education, Nutrition and Fitness, and Business and Entrepreneurship in Nutrition

Job Titles

Clinical Nutritionist*Health Educator
CoachHealthy Living Coordinator
Dietetic Consultant*Nutritionist*
Dietician*Nutrition Sales Representative
Diet TechnicianPediatric Dietician*
Food Science ResearcherSport Nutrition Assistant*
Food Service ManagerWellness Specialist

Positions that may require additional experience, education or licensing are indicated by an (*).


This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
Minuteman Senior ServicesShopwindow Corp.
Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Inc.


This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major.
FitnessNursing Homes
Food Management/ServiceNutrition
GovernmentPublic Health
Health and Wellness

Internships and Co-ops

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  • Nutrition and Dietetics Intern
  • Nutrition Intern

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