What does a Dietitian Intern do?
Dietitians are experts on how to better use food and nutrition to promote the health or the management of disease for a patient or client. A dietician will advise on what to eat to lead a healthier lifestyle or to attain a set of health-related goals, including weight loss, the management of diabetes or the reduction of high blood pressure.
Dietitians evaluate their patients’ health and habits. They assess this alongside the patients’ health and lifestyle goals. Through their findings and what the patient ultimately hopes to achieve, a dietitian makes recommendations and provides advice about what patients should eat or avoid eating to better achieve their goals. As specialists, dietitians provide their clients and patients with additional, customized information specific to their needs and goals. Dietitians work with individuals and clients in clinical settings, including hospitals or long-term care facilities, and in the public health capacity, or in school cafeterias or prisons. Dietitians have completed a bachelor’s degree and certification from an ACEND-accredited program.
Dietitian Intern Career Path
Learn how to become a Dietitian Intern, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
Dietitian Intern Insights
“For a new kinesiologist the pay was really good and the clinic hours were reasonable.”
“Excellent Training opportunities and career progression as the organisation is developing and exploring new dimensions.”
“It is a great opportunity to make decent money while making the lives of its residents much easier.”
“I really enjoy the work life balance I'm able to have working at Eden.”
“Great team work and friendly”
“Management was extremely professional and pleasant to work with.”
“Hours was crazy and pay was not good.”
“People are nice and friendly.”
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