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I have a niece who is looking for a 3 week internship. Who might she contact?

I have a niece studying clinical nutrition and is looking for a 3-week internship in May. Do you have a program? Do you know who she might contact? There is no 3-week internship. Most internships last 9 - 12 months. Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's dietetic internship list. Or are you looking...

I am a pharmacy student giving a presentation to children about health science careers. What focus of dietetics would you suggest?

I am a 1st-year pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago and as part of a project, I'm giving a presentation to children in grades 4 to 9 in an underserved community about why they should pursue a career in the health sciences. For this particular presentation, we are focusing on four careers:...

Can you suggest some practical experience in the field of dietetics before I apply for an internship?

Hi, I'm graduating from SUNY at Oneonta in May with a BS (Bachelor of Science) degree and nutrition degree. I live in the New York City area and my school did not offer an internship. I will need experience in the field of dietetics before I can apply for an internship. ...

What do dietitians and nutritionists do, their schooling, etc?

I'm doing a school project or report on dietitians and nutritionist. If you could send me information on what they do, their schooling and just about everything you have on them I would really appreciate it. All the stuff on the internet is stuff on how to lose weight or what's the right stuff...

What is your day as a dietitian like? What do you do specifically?

This is great that I can email you and ask your opinion! I am a 19-year-old student and am finishing up my last year of high school before going into university. I originally wanted to take Applied Health and Nutrition (I am in Canada) and now I have chosen to go into nursing instead...

I graduated as a dietitian from a university in Turkey. What do I have to do to work as a dietitian in the US?

I have graduated this year as a dietitian from a university in Turkey. At the moment I am studying Masters of Science in International Nutrition and Food Processing. While I was searching on the Internet I came across your website. I have been always interested in a dietitian's job in the United States. Thus I...

I am a 36 year old mom at home. Would it be too late for me to pursue a career as a RD?

I am a 36-year-old Mom at home. I do have a BS degree from a very reputable university. In your opinion would it be too late for me to pursue a career as an RD? Any advice would be very much appreciated. It would depend on what your Bachelor of Science degree is in. The...

I am a guy who is wondering what a dietitian does, the need for dietitians, and starting salary?

I am a guy who is interested in becoming a dietitian. I just started school at Eastern Michigan University and I was wondering what a dietitian does, the need for dietitians and the starting salary. If you could send me any info on any of these questions ( I know they are basic) or...

I am a doctor looking for accredited nutrition / dietitian programs in my area.

I live in Fort Wayne, Indiana and I am a doctor looking for accredited nutrition/dietitian programs in my area. How can I get a list of such programs? Is there a national association of registered dietitians and if so, do they have a website? Please, E-mail me a response. Thanks. Check out the Academy of Nutrition...

I would like to know the steps you took to enter dietetics.

I am planning to enter the dietetic field of study. If you have a quick moment, I would like to know the steps you took to enter the field. I found a wonderful program at a 2-year college, allowing myself to be introduced to the field as a dietetic technician. Do you think it is...