University of Vermont

CALS Nutrition and Food Sciences Major

Nutrition and Food Sciences

Alumni with degrees in Nutrition and Food Sciences 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 Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Job Title

Career Industry

Aging Specialist State Government
Associate Editor Journalism
Athletic Trainer Health Care
Clinical Dietitian Health Care
Food Scientist Nutritional Food Services
Infantry Officer Military
Lab Technician Medical Research
Outdoor Education Ecological Conservation
Pediatric Dietician Health Care
Physical Therapist Health Care
Sensory Support Specialist Food Services
Unit Coordinator Higher Education
Yoga Instructor Health and Wellbeing


Recent Employers

Advanced Food Systems, Inc. Ben & Jerry’s Bia Diagnostics
EatingWell Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Outward Bound
Sodexo, Inc. United States Government
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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 Nutrition and Food Sciences

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

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