Career Center & Student Employment

Nutrition and Food Sciences

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Nutrition and Food Sciences degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Animal-Feed Sales Representative
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Cafeteria Coordinator
  • Caterer
  • Chef
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Community Dietitian
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Culinary Magazine Editor
  • Diabetes Counselor
  • Dietary Manager
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Educational Dietician
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Food Retail Buyer
  • Food Sales Representative
  • Food Technologist/Scientist
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Health Inspector
  • Hospital Quality Assurance Coordinator
  • Management Dietitian
  • Nutritionist
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Quality Control Tester
  • Research Dietitian
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Spa Manager
  • Weight Reduction Counselor
  • Wine/Hospitality Sales


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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