Exploring What You Can Do with Your Friedman Degree

Friedman students and alumni are true change-makers across all sectors, both domestically and internationally. Our Career Directions reflect the diversity of these paths and are organized according to primary outcomes of interest, including agricultural sustainability, nutrition policy, human health, research and data analysis, international development, and innovative business. Within each community you’ll find examples of work in diverse roles (service delivery and management, research and data analysis, or communications and advocacy) and in diverse organizations (the public sector, comprised of Federal, state and local government or multinational agencies, private businesses of all sizes, and all kinds of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations).  In the many places they are found, Friedman students and alumni share an enthusiasm for and commitment to improving the health and well-being of people and environments world-wide, coupled with a focus on evidence-based interventions that support sustainable change. We encourage you to explore and follow along with any career direction that interests you.

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How to Write Networking Emails That Get Opened

Today, in our hybrid work environment, email is the primary mode of communication when it comes to building networks and making connections. This means delivering an excellent introductory networking email is key for career advancement and growth. So, here’s how to …

By Ashley Kemper - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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NICBC Career Discovery Session Recap: What is Your Key Career Value?

We had a NICBC (Nutrition Intervention, Communication, and Behavior Change) Career Discovery event this past spring, and here are some highlights from the talk.

Professor Christina Economos and Dr. Nina Schlossman led the program. Nina is the first Ph.D. student …

By Ingrid Zhou
Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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Finding or Getting Ready for a Summer Internship

May is here! The semester is almost over — hang in there! Congratulations if you landed a summer intern role, and don’t panic if you haven’t determined your plans yet. Make sure to check our job & internship page for …

By Ingrid Zhou
Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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4 Tips for Salary Negotiations During the Interview Process

Ah, money. We all think about so much of the time, but it can be so uncomfortable to talk about. When it comes to negotiating your salary for a new job, though, it’s critical that you find a way to …

By Rosie Chevalier - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Getting a Job in UN

What is the UN?

The United Nations is an international organization that strives to maintain a peaceful and secure world through fostering collaboration among nations. Many Friedman school students are inspired to be leaders on a larger scale with organizations …

By Ingrid Zhou
Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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Building a Strategic Resume (PDF Guide)

Your resume is above all else a marketing piece. Jam-packed with tips and samples, this guide will help you learn …

Spring 2022 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Spring 2022. All Friedman students and …

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Diversify Dietetics
The mission of Diversify Dietetics is to increase the racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering …
Interstride

Interstride is an interactive career platform that enhances the career exploration and job search process for international students. With web …