Undergraduate Major Details
What Can I Do With This Major?
About this major
The Nutrition Science major is in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
A great starting point when you are unsure what careers relate to your academic interests. Check out specific job titles, work places and links to related professional organizations:
The following are examples of locations where students in this major have completed internships in past years. If you're a student thinking about participating in an internship, this list is a great place to start your search.
|CA Department of Education|
|California Pacific Medical Center|
|CommuniCare Health Centers|
|Community Alliance with Family Farmers|
|Davis Community Meals|
|Davis Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center|
|Eagle Drug Pharmacy|
|Elderly Nutrition Program|
|Health Education Council|
|Hmong Women's Heritage Association|
|National Hispanic Medical Association|
|Nutrition, UC Davis|
|Paul Hom Asian Clinic|
|Peregrine School Nutrition Program|
|Rite Aid Pharmacy|
|Sacramento Contact Lenses and Optometry Inc.|
|Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services|
|Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary|
|Sutter Health / Medical Center, Sacramento / General Hospital|
|Sutter Medical Center Sacramento|
|The Willow Clinic / Joan Viteri Memorial Clinic|
|UC Cooperative Extension Yolo County|
|UC Davis Cross Cultural Center|
|UC Davis Dining Services|
|UC Davis Dining Services - Sustainability and Nutrition Office|
|UC Davis Medical Center (UCDMC)|
|UC Davis Milk Bioactives Program|
|UC Davis Student Recruitment and Retention Center|
|UC Davis University Dining Services|
|UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH)|
|UCDHS Food and Nutrition Services|
|UCDMC Cardiac Rehabilitation Program|
|UCDMC Cast Room|
|UCDMC Child Life|
|UCDMC Emergency Room|
|UCDMC Hand Therapy|
|UCDMC Pediatric Emergency Room|
|UCDMC Pediatric Specialty Clinic|
|UCDMC Physical Therapy Outpatient|
|UCDMC Radiology CAT SCAN|
|UCDMC Radiology Emergency Room and Davis Tower X-Ray|
|University Retirement Community|
|Vacaville Unified School District|
|Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research and Education Society (VN CARES)|
|Woodland Chiropractic Clinic|
Graduating Class Demographics
The following are self-reported data from the Internship and Career Center's First Destination Survey (FDS). The FDS provides a snapshot of what students in this major do directly following graduation. In some instances, the sample size is too small to report reliable results.
|Year||Graduating Class||Completed First Destination Survey||Response Rate|
Some graduates immediately enter the workforce, whereas others pursue further education. Some have different plans entirely. The table below details what students in this major typically do following graduation.
|Year||Employed*||Seeking Employment||Attending Graduate School||Other+|
|* Employment includes having any job, not just a full-time career-related position.
+ Other endeavors typically include traveling or family obligations.
Of those students from this major who enter the workforce, the table below lists their employer and job title. This list is not exhaustive, and is just meant to provide basic guidance to upcoming graduates looking to enter the workforce. Check out this diverse list of jobs, and then use it to start your own search.
|Alta Bates Summit Medical Center||Clinical Laboratory Technician|
|De la Rosa & Company||Investment Banking Analyst|
|Elite Medical Scribes||Scribe|
|My Doctor Medical Group||Quant Coach|
|Norcal Ambulance||Emergency Medical Technician|
|Stanford Hospital and Clinics||Dietary Assistant/Diet Clerk|
|University of California, Davis||Junior Specialist|
|University of California, San Francisco||Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator|
Salary Summary Statistics
The table below presents the salary distribution for recent graduates who reported full-time employment in the FDS. Salaries vary widely by position type and geography. Thus, the numbers below are a rough guide to what graduates in this major can expect to make in a 'typical' entry-level position.
|Year||Mean||Median||Minimum||Maximum||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|