A degree in nutrition and dietetics prepares a graduate for a career in food service or nutritional programs. Dietitians assist in controlling diseases and maintaining overall health through planning and implementing programs for food service and nutrition. They may also counsel individuals or do nutritional research. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to nutrition and dietetics majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Administrative Dietitian Cafeteria Supervisor Clinical Dietitian Consulting DietitianDiet Center ManagerDietitian Eating Disorder Program Mgr.Food and Drug Inspector Food Scientist Food Service Director Gerontological Nutritionist Hospital DietitianNutritional BiochemistPublic Health Nutritionist Teacher Therapeutic Dietitian Sports Dietitian
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in the Food and Beverage Industry (OCC 88.1)Career Opportunities in Health Care (HEAL 2)Careers for Gourmets & Others Who Relish Food (OCC PT 28)Careers in Health Care (HEAL 4)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Exploring HealthCare Careers (HEAL 8)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Culinary Careers (OCC 54)Opportunities in Food Service Careers (OCC 89)Opportunities in Home Economics Careers (OCC 109)Opportunities in Restaurant Careers (OCC 187)
BSU Dept. of Family and Consumer Sciences: http://www.bsu.edu/fcs/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center)American Dietetic Association: http://www.eatright.org America’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.com Internships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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