Careers and Internships

Graduates from FSHN have found positions in the food industry, public and community health, sales and marketing, preventative medicine, food processing, biotechnology, corporate wellness programs, food research and development, and test kitchens.

Students also go on to graduate school or professional programs found in dental, medical, pharmaceutical, and veterinary schools.

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Careers in food science and human nutrition

The following links provide career information specific to:

Culinary food science


Diet and exercise

Food science

Nutritional science


Help finding internships and employment


Students and alumni of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University are eligible to use the career services in both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Human Sciences.

  • Contact Information

    Agriculture and Life Sciences
    Career Services
    15 Curtiss Hall
    Ames, IA 50011-1050
    515 294-4725

    Human Sciences Career Services
    131 MacKay Hall
    Ames, IA 50011-1124
    515 294-0626



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