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Careers

There are many career paths that stem from studying Human Nutrition and Dietetics . Our students have graduated to follow successful careers in roles across several fields.

Dietetics

  • Clinical Dietitians
  • Food Service Management Dietitians – both commercially and in hospitals
  • Community Dietitians
  • Private Practice Dietitians or sports dietitians

The Food Industry

  • Food Technologists
  • Research & Development Managers
  • Nutritionists

Foodservice Industry

  • Foodservice Supervisor
  • Product and recipe development
  • Public relations consultant
  • Private foodservice business

Government and National Organisations

A variety of positions are available with organisations such as:

  • Ministry of Health
  • New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA)
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
  • New Zealand Milk
  • Cancer Society
  • National Heart Foundation
  • Agencies for Nutrition Action

Research and Academic

  • Lecturers at Universities
  • Research Fellows at Universities including the prestigious Oxford University

Other career fields include:

  • Leisure industry
  • Nutrition Promotion
  • Research
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Teaching

Read more about some of our students and their career paths.