Finding employment for nutritionists
Jobs for Nutritionists are not limited to the 'Nutritionist' title only. In fact, many of the roles that you might consider as a Nutritionist may actually fall under a variety of different titles that either incorporate nutrition skills within the overall role or sit within the nutrition industry.
Different titles you can try searching for include:
Public Health Nutritionist
Health Promotion Officer
Quality and Nutrition Coordinator
Some useful websites for job searching are listed below. You might also like to set up email updates to keep you informed as positions are advertised.
Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology - (membership required)
In addition to the general employment sites, there are some specialist recruitment firms which advertise vacancies and help people find work, although depending on the type of career you're after, these may not be as relevant.
Other strategies for finding jobs include:
- social media – LinkedIn, Twitter etc – more and more relevant, read more!
- newspapers – metropolitan and/or local
- cold calling – approaching employers to ask for opportunities
- networking – attending conferences and social events to meet prospective employers
- volunteer work – provides experience and contacts