We are glad you are interested in joining our department!

The Department of Nutrition and Food Science strives to prepare students for careers in the dynamic and global food industry, public health, and community nutrition sectors, health care, or biomedical research.  NFSC houses the University of Maryland College Park Dietetic Internship as well as interdepartmental graduate programs in both Food Science and Nutrition.

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Prospective Students

For info on our undergraduate department and opportunities please check out the Undergraduate Admissions page. Interested Graduate students should refer to the Graduate Student admissions page

Current students

Current students refer to pages on Advising, four-year plans, scholarships, and job and internship opportunities.

Companies Looking to Hire

Are you looking for knowledgeable Nutrition, Food Science, or Dietetics students for a job or internship opportunity? Please email us (sarakao@umd.edu and nfscwebmster@gmail.com) with a job description and any details and we will gladly reach out to students for you!

Club Activity Spotlight

The UMD Food Science Club Selling Testudo Pancakes at Maryland day while increasing awareness of Food Science and Technology 

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