If you’re interested in food, nutrition and its impact on the health of Canadians, a career as a professional dietitian may be the right one for you. CNN Money News reported in 2011 that being a dietitian was among the top three best jobs for saving the world!
A Career as a Dietitian
Consider a rewarding career that applies science-based knowledge about food and nutrition in a wide variety of roles and settings.
What does it take to become a dietitian? Find out about the academic requirements.
Internship and Practicum
Check out the requirements for internship and practicum experience, and find out how to apply.
Have you completed your education as a dietitian outside Canada? Learn about the steps to qualify for practice in Canada.
Provincial Registration Requirements
Like other regulated health professionals, dietitians must register with the provincial regulatory body in their province in order to practice.
Become a preceptor and help a student/intern to reach their career goals. Assist a colleague to develop and refine their skills through your mentorship
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Become a Dietitian
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Amanda highlights the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist.