The Department is connected with many local food companies and research institutions. Click the button to see the current listing.
Opportunities for independent research study and undergraduate internships exist at the University of Maryland, federal research laboratories like the USDA-Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center and the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, health care settings and regional industry.
Fieldwork and internship opportunities are available with such organizations as McCormick and Company, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Fairfield Farm Kitchens, The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Highs Ice Cream Corporation, Johanna Foods, Inc., and HP Hood, Inc.
Many opportunities for work and volunteer experience exist on and off campus. Students work at the USDA-Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, The Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, the National Agriculture Library's Food and Nutrition Information Center, campus dining, the campus health center, regional industry, health care providers and food service operations.