University of Vermont

CALS - Dietetics Major


Alumni with degrees in Dietetics pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Dietetics.

Job Title

Career Industry

Administrator Education
Consulting Dietician Dietetics
Food Court Service Member Hospitality
Medical Resident Health Care
Program Coordinator Non-profit
Registered Dietician Dietetics

Recent Employers

Sodexo Trinity Schools
University of Vermont University of Vermont Medical Center
Vermont Works for Women

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Dietetics

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Uses creativity to cater to people and communities with special nutritional requirements
Solves practical problems

Works well under stress
Gives precise instructions and explains detailed information accurately

Communicates clearly orally and in writing
Keeps clean written reports and evaluations of research results

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Calculates, computes, and applies abstract formulas to specific circumstances
Conducts experiments in developing projects

Uses knowledge of human nutrition to develop meal and menus
Plans and makes decisions wisely and independently

Organizes factual information and applies to real situations
Maintains records and information

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Coordinates with others to develop the most informed solutions

Works with diverse populations
Assesses the needs of different communities and individuals

Knowledge of the role that food plays in individual and family lives


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