Career Possibilities

Here are just a few of the many career opportunities available to graduates of a degree program in our department. Additional educational preparation may be required for some careers:

Career Ideas:

Clinical Dietitian
Clinical Research Associate
Community/Consulting Dietitian
County Supervisor of Congregate Meal Sites
Dietary Interviewers (National Surveys)
Dietetic Technician
Editor (book/magazine)
Extension Nutrition Specialist
Food and Beverage Director
Food and Drug Inspector
Food Production Manager
Food Scientist
Food Service Manager
Food Technologist
Hospital Food Service Manager
Merchandising Supervisor
Medical Technologies
Nutrition Educators/Community Nutritionist
Nutritional Scientist
Nutritionist
Physician/Physician Assistant
Public Health Service Officer
Purchasing Agent
Registered Dietitian
Research Technician
Restaurant Manager
School Foodservice Regional Manager
Teacher (HS/College)
Weight Reduction Specialist

Typical Work Settings:

Biotechnology Companies
Business (Marketing and Development Depts.)
Catering Companies
Consumer Organizations
Cooperative Extension System
Correctional Institutions
Educational Institutions
Entrepreneur
Food Processing Firms
Health Agencies (Federal/State)
Health Dept. (County/State)
Home Health Care Agencies
Hospitals
Kidney Dialysis Centers
Laboratories at Universities
Long-term Care Facilities
Marketing Research Firms
Medical Schools
Military
Pharmaceutical Companies
Private Practice
Rehabilitation Hospitals
Sports Programs
Wellness Centers

RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNCG CAREER SERVICES CENTER: Room #1 EUC