Careers and Students
Student members are an essential group to our profession and are at the heart of what makes SCAN tick. Many of our events, programs, and activities would not be possible without the countless volunteer hours put in by dedicated student members. Mutually, SCAN offers many incentives to its student members. These include relevant academic and certificate information, peer-to-peer networking, mentoring, an annual Graduate Student Grant, a Student Award and free or discounted education materials on key topics. Above all SCAN leaders are committed to encouraging and leading students toward successful careers beyond graduation.
The Career Tip Sheets were developed by SCAN members who work in sports dietetics, wellness, cardiovascular health, and the prevention and treatment of disordered eating and eating disorders.
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SCAN Dietetic Internship Award
The 2018-2019 SCAN Dietetic Internship Awards (fiscal year June 1-May 31) will be given out in the Spring of 2019. We will award 5 stipends of $500 to defray expenses associated with dietetic internships such as DICAS, D&D Digital Matching, application fees, tuition, and books.
Please complete the SCAN Dietetic Internship Award Instructions and Application Form and submit to SCAN at email@example.com by Friday, January 18, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. CST. An online five-question reference evaluation from a previous faculty member will also be required, please reference the Instruction and Application Form.
For more career information, check the ADACareerLink section of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website: www.eatright.org.
Online Continuing Professional Education
SCAN offers a variety of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) opportunities to both members and non-members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Once you have completed the activity, you may take the required quiz online.
Sports Nutrition Education Programs
For general information about becoming a registered dietitian (RD) or a dietetic technician (DTR), contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) here.
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