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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Visit our International Development, Food Security & Humanitarian Response Career Direction for more articles, resources, sample employers & career paths, and more.

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Creating a “Career Portfolio” & Other Superpowers to Thrive in a World in Flux

Join us for this collaborative event with the Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context that will highlight April Rinne and her insights on the future of work! Rinne, F’04, will talk about how to create a “career …

By Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC Director of Career Services Melissa Palmer, MS, CPC
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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 Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Featured Webinar Series: Finding Your Future in Food Systems

NAFSN’S Finding Your Future in Food Systems webinar series will provide participants with connections and insights to help them identify next steps for their careers. The series features speakers from job-creating organizations and businesses, some working locally in their communities, …

By Beth Jameson, MA
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator Beth Jameson, MA
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How to Become a Change Agent

Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

By Jen Bogle - 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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Ways to Get Involved with Local & National Public Policy, Legislation and Advocacy

Looking for a way to influence food and nutrition policies and programs? The Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND) website offers information about getting involved with both local and national nutrition policy. As a state affiliate of the Academy …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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Fall 2021 Career Workshops & the Roadmap Workshop Challenge

The Block Career Center (BCC) is excited to offer a robust workshop schedule for Fall 2021. All Friedman students and …

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Virtual Midwest Career Trip
Join us for a networking opportunity that connects Friedman School students to alumni working in the Midwestern U.S. Alumni will …
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Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

New England area jobs in hospitals, public health, and other clinical settings; foodservice operations; private practice; education and research; consulting; …

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