I am interested in pursuing a career in the field of dietetics.

I'm interested in pursuing a career in this field. Any suggestions? Any response would be appreciated. Check out the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's home page that has lots of info.

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 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:...

How did the dietitian profession begin? Where did dietitians first practice?

Your website is both interesting and informative. I am a Physical Therapy Assistant student doing a report on related occupations. I chose the dietitian profession, but I have not been able to find any information on the history of this area of specialty. How did the profession begin? Where did dietitians first practice? Any...

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...

Is there dietetics software you prefer to use?

Hello. I am a dietetics student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. For an assignment, I am supposed to find information about dietetics software. Is there a certain program that you prefer to use? What qualities does the software have that are better than others do? Any information that you can give me...

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...

My daughter is starting college to become a registered dietitian. Do you know of scholarship sources?

My daughter is starting college this fall to study to be a registered dietician and we are searching for scholarship information. If you know of any sources, I would greatly appreciate any information you might have. Would suggest you contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation about dietetic scholarships. Also would suggest you contact...

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...

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...