Becoming a dietitian is HARD! Join registered dietitian nutritionist, Annette Adams, as she helps you on your journey from surviving MNT class to volunteering in the field to navigating the internship. If you are currently a dietetic student or considering studying nutrition, this podcast is for you.
Interview with Eric Tucker
In this episode, I spoke with Eric Tucker. He shared how bodybuilding led him to pursue a career as a registered dietitian. Nice to hear a male perspective in this female dominated profession.
Interview with Verena Vancil
In this episode, you will hear from Verena Vancil who is an immigrant from Columbia and second career dietitian (to be). Verena’s story shows how planning and hard work can really pay off.
Programs mentioned in the episode:
University of Florida
Florida Department of Agriculture Internship
FNCE Mini Episode
Today, we are bringing you a mini episode all about the benefits of attending FNCE - the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.
Links discussed in this episode:
Volunteering at FNCE
Student Interview with Supriya Lal
In this episode, I bring you an interview with student/intern, Supriya Lal. Listen to her journey as she provides some valuable advice for building a competitive internship application.
Links in this episode:
Connect with Supriya on LinkedIn
NYU Dept. of Nutrition and Food Studies
Duke University Hospital Dietetic Internship
Student Interview with Catherine York
In this interview, you will learn about an alternative path to becoming a dietitian. Catherine York is currently finishing a combined program that includes graduate level course work and the supervised practice hours of the internship in one program. When she finishes her program, she will have her master’s degree in public health (MPH) and the verification statement to sit for the RD exam. No crazy DICAS required!
Interview with Jenny Westerkamp, RD, CSSD of All Access Internships
In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Jenny Westerkamp, RD, CSSD. Jenny is currently the Nutrition Consultant for the Chicago Bulls, but she is better known in the RD2Be world as the creator and owner of All Access Internships. Since starting All Access Internships, Jenny and her team have help over 1200 students get matched to a dietetic internship. We had a great conversation about her journey and discussed how to get the right kind of experience to a competitive applicant on match day.