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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Researching Organizations? Check Out the Food Law & Policy Career Guide

This guide’s goal is to present anyone interested in an internship or a job in food law and policy with a sampling of the diverse array of choices, from research and advocacy to policymaking positions within the food system. Whether …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Guide to Making Tough Career Decisions

What might a good career decision process look like? According to the career coaches at 80,000 hours, a common approach is to make a pros and cons list, but they assert that we can do a lot better. “Pro and …

By Sarah Stockwell, MA
Sarah Stockwell, MA Associate Director of Career Services
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Featured Employer: New Entry Farm

Welcome to our featured employer series where we will feature different companies/organizations in the food, nutrition, and public health field!

What do they do?

New Entry Farm is an initiative of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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Internship Spotlight: Ingrid Zhou, Research Assistant and Quality Intern for Maspanadas

Ingrid Zhou is a second year FANPP student. She worked as a quality intern for Maspanadas, a food start-up at Maryland; as a research assistant with Professor Larissa Calancie; and as the student ambassador for Block Career Center in the …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Precision Nutrition: What is it? And what can I do?

What is precision nutrition?

Precision nutrition finds the most suitable diet for individual people based on one’s DNA, microbiomes, and metabolic reactions. (1) In the future, with the help of precision nutrition, scientists may be able to find more effective …

By Fangruo Zhou
Fangruo Zhou Student Ambassador
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