What are the nutrition opportunities in the job market?

I am thinking about finishing my bachelor's degree in nutrition. I chose this field because of the growing concern I see in the public health wise, specifically medical concerns, intolerance, awareness, fitness, this whole holistic perspective and medical alternatives and in technology, production of food. I graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and...

I work in corporate health and fitness. Would I need / want to pursue my RD?

I am 3/4 of the way through my Master's program in Applied Physiology and Nutrition at Columbia University. I have my bachelor's in nutrition. I currently work in corporate health and fitness and am wondering how to decide whether or not I need/want to pursue my R.D. What are the pros and cons? I...

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...

Where did you go to college? Where are there some good schools to become a dietitian?

I would like to know where you went to college and where are some good schools to become a dietitian. Thanking you in advance. For college, I went to the University of Northern Colorado and for graduate school, North Dakota State University. They are both good schools, but there are a lot of Academy of...

I want a career as a zoo animal dietitian. What would my major be?

I am currently a senior in high school and am interested in pursuing a career to be an animal dietitian. My ideal working place is in a zoo composing the diets of the animals that live there and researching what different nutrients do for the health of the captive animals. What courses should I...

I am 39 years old. Am I too old nutrition to be in an approved program?

If you can answer this question, I would really appreciate it. I am 39 years old and have been studying nutrition in an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved didactic program for the last two years. With the amount of competition there is in the RD (registered dietitian) program, in your opinion, am I...

Do you work with athletes?

Thanks for the info. I agree that pursuing another Master's degree in nutrition would probably be my best bet. Now I have to decide if I want to pursue the masters in nutrition or look into a physical therapy degree. Both of them will help my career. I just don't know which I will...

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 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...

Can you send me infomation on dietitian careers?

I am doing a report. I had to find a career that I wanted to be and I picked a dietitian. I was wondering if you could send me information on dietitians. Thank you for your time. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has great information about What is an RD?

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