I am a student majoring in dietetics and have never talked to a dietitian.

HI, I am a student and I am majoring in dietetics. We are supposed to do this interview assignment. It isn't for a job, but just for the information. If you have time, I would greatly appreciate it if you could answer the following questions. Basically, I want to find out if this is...

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 have a master’s degree in exercise physiology. How do I start to expand my knowledge in nutrition?

I have a master's degree in exercise physiology and wanted to expand my knowledge base more on nutrition. Could you tell me how I need to start? I am not sure if I need to look at a Registered Dietitian degree or what the difference between a nutritionist and a registered dietitian is? Thanks...

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 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 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...

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...

What are the advantages and disadvantages of dietitian work?

I'm a junior in high school. I have always been interested in nutrition and am now considering it as a career in the future. However, I don't know many dietitians and thought perhaps you could share with me the type of work a dietitian does; the advantages and disadvantages of your work and what...

My niece would like to be a sports dietitian. Could you help her achieve her dream?

Good afternoon. My 17-year-old niece would like to earn BS degree as a sport's dietitian. She lives in Dallas, Texas. Could you provide any information that would help her achieve her dream? Why not surf around the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where they have lots of info about becoming a dietitian, schools, and internships....

Which schools in California have the best internship programs?

I am currently going to school at UC Davis and I am planning on becoming a registered dietitian. I have a couple of questions for you. I am required to do a one-year internship, do you know which schools in California have the best programs? I am very interested in nutrition and sports and would...

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