Food & Nutrition Policy

Many Friedman students and alumni seek to address the most pressing public health and nutrition challenges facing our communities and people around the globe. This could be through preventative health program creation, evaluation, and analysis, healthcare management and policy, and more. Sample job titles include Director of Health & Wellness, Nutrition Policy Advocate, and Program and Policy Director, just to name a few.

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Nutrition Security: What Is It? And What Can I Do?

What is Nutrition Security?

Nutrition Security means people have equal access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food that enables them to live a healthy life. Nutrition security is a concept built on food security, which emphasizes that people have access …

By Ingrid Zhou
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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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
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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
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