Scientific Research (Academic)
Generally working in academia or a scientific institute, regularly publishing peer-reviewed Research. For example, Scientist at Plant and Food Research, scientist at a university.
Scientific Research (Industrial)
Generally working in a scientific institute or food-related company, regularly publishing peer-reviewed Research. For example, Scientist at Fonterra.
Working with individuals or small groups offering nutrition advice. Mentored or undertaking professional supervision with a Registered Nutritionist or Dietitian For example, medical practice, sports organization, primary health organisation, Maori or Pacific health provider.
Working in health promotion, policy, advocacy, resource development, nutrition communication, community education. For example, Health Promotion Agency, Heart Foundation, DHB Public Health Unit
Working in an educational institute, planning courses, delivering lectures/seminars/classes, assessment of work. For example, university, institute of technology, school.
Provide advice to industry clients, technical and nutrition information, marketing. For example, Fonterra, Beef and Lamb, Nestle, Wyeth, infant feeding.
Working in a food-service setting providing nutrition expertise for menu-planning, recipe development etc. For example, Hospital food-service, catering company.
The main role is nutrition and health journalism and media work, marketing, public relations, food-writing.
For example, Food-writer for a magazine, tv appearances, food industry board, public relations company