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.

Day 2 Recap: Washington, DC Career Trip

Immerse yourself in Day 2 of the annual Friedman School Washington, DC Career Trip through the lens of second-year AFE student, Emily Stanislawzyk.

8:30am – Commencing our second day in the bustling setting of Washington D.C., we embarked on an early …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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Internship Spotlight: Maddie Stein

Maddie is a second-year AFE student who interned on the Sustainability Team at Stonyfield Organic. A little bit about her experience:

In just a few sentences, please tell us about your summer internship. How does it connect to your personal …

By Hannah Symons
Hannah Symons Administrative Coordinator
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How to Identify the Great-Fit Management Consulting Firm for You

The first job after you graduate can set the course for your future, so how do you make sure it’s the right one? Typical groupthink says to look for things like cultural fit, compensation, or brand. While these factors are undoubtedly pertinent to …

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6 Things You Can Do to Get a Career Head Start This Spring

You might be applying for summer internships this spring, or you may be considering a different path. No matter which year you are in, and what plan you have for the summer, here are 6 things you can do to …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Featured Employer: Ocean Spray

Welcome to our featured employer series! We will feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health fields.
What does Ocean Spray do?

Started by three cranberry growers in Massachusetts, Ocean Spray is a cooperative of cranberries and grapefruit …

By Sam McGurgan, MA
Sam McGurgan, MA Associate Director of Career Services
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Use the tool below to research career paths, job titles, and organizations. You’ll find core tasks involved in different jobs, employment trends, top employers by geographic area, desired education levels, salary data, necessary technical and transferable skills, and more!

  • Example keywords: Sustainability Specialist, Dietitian, Data Scientist, Health Education Specialist, Epidemiologist, and more
  • Example industries: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Business, Management & Administration; Government & Public Administration; Health Science; Human Services, and more

*Pro tip: If you’re not sure which keywords or job titles to use, try reviewing our job and internship listings to get ideas!

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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Featured Resources

Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Prior to your appointment, we strongly encourage you to utilize VMock and …

Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

Featured Alumni engage in career conversations with current Friedman School students, i.e., …