Business Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Those who follow this community share a commitment to creativity and an “all hands on deck” mentality that comes with growing or contributing to new businesses and ideas. You’ll find plenty of founders, presidents, and CEOs of start-up organizations among Friedman alumni, as well as those who value workplace and school wellness, innovative food production, marketing, and distribution, sustainability, and DE&I. Friedman alum lead and serve in successful consulting firms, innovation hubs for food industry stakeholders, and consumer products businesses, such as personalized nutrition software platforms. Employers also include farm-to-institution programs, restaurants, sustainability offices within private companies, and more.

Internship Spotlight: Becket Harney, Sustainability Intern for Stonyfield

Becket Harney is a second year AFE student and worked as a Sustainability intern for Stonyfield, a leading dairy company in New Hampshire. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Sustainability and Minor in Inequality Studies from Cornell …

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Internship Spotlight: Julia Hesse-Fong, Science Communication Intern at Airfield Estate

Julia Hesse-Fong is a second year AFE student. She worked as a science communication intern at Airfield Estate at Dublin, Ireland in the Summer of 2022. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental and Urban Studies from University of Chicago.

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Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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Food as Medicine: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Food as Medicine?

One of the major causes of poor health in the U.S. is food. More than 50% of the United States population suffers from at least one chronic disease related to poor diet. Such a condition …

By Ingrid Zhou
Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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Internship Spotlight: Hannah Elliot-Higgins, NEXTern for FoodMinds

Hannah Elliot-Higgins is a second year NICBC student. Hannah worked as the NEXTern (intern) for FoodMinds, a food and nutrition communications and consulting company. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from William & Mary College.

For more about FoodMinds, …

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Ingrid Zhou Student Ambassador
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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 …

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Building a Strategic Resume (PDF Guide)

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Fall 2022 Career Workshops
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