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Student Centre

A Dietitians of Canada membership is a valuable first step in your professional development.  Your knowledge and enthusiasm for dietetics will grow as you connect with current and future members of the profession while building your career skill set. See all the benefits of student membership and watch the video below. 
 

Member Benefits for Students

Network Scholarships

DC networks provides student members with the opportunity to experience the National Conference.  See the criteria and submission information here.

DC Networks Student Scholarships

Free subscription to eNCPT Online Manual

Free access to the electronic Nutrition Care Process Terminology ($100 value).

Free subscription to eNCPT Online Manual

Student Awards

The student awards recognize academic excellence. Recipients are provided with support to attend the National Conference.

Student awards

Fitness Discounts

Discounts for Goodlife Fitness and Energie Cardio memberships.

Fitness Discounts

Home and Auto Insurance Discounts

Members can save up to 25% on their personal insurance with the DC group program.

Home and Auto Insurance Discounts

Liability and Accident Insurance for Students

Discounts on insurance for students in practicum programs.

Liability and Accident Insurance for Students

Knowledge Translation and Research

Embracing the Strength in Difference

Read Dr. Laurie Wadsworth's Ryley-Jeffs lecture on recognizing strengths that can lead to a stronger professional future.

2019 Ryley-Jeffs Lecture

PEN pathway: Health Literacy

Learn how health literacy affect health outcomes.

PEN pathway: Health Literacy

Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice

Read the current issue of the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice, free for student members.
 

Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice

PEN pathway: Outcomes of Dietitian Interventions

Review the evidence on the effectiveness of dietary counselling.

PEN pathway: Outcomes of Dietitian Interventions

CFDR Abstracts

Students can submit research abstracts for the annual DC Conference. 

CFDR Abstracts

PEN pathway: Counselling Strategies

Learn more about learning styles and counselling models.

PEN pathway: Counselling Strategies

Practice Blog

How I Got My First-Choice Dietetic Internship

Eight strategies to help ace the internship process.

How I Got My First-Choice Dietetic Internship: A Sneak Peek into My Application

My experience with a non-traditional internship program

A new grad shares her story about Ryerson's PMDip program.

non-traditional internship

Spearheading Nutrition Month 2019 at Sick Kids Hospital

How two practicum students celebrated Nutrition Month.

Spearheading Nutrition Month 2019 at Sick Kids Hospital

Why doing Master’s level research can benefit your career

How a Major Research Project, as part of post-graduate education, elevated a career.

Master’s level research

You did not get a dietetic internship. Now what?

Tips for overcoming an unsuccessful application.

You did not get a dietetic internship. Now what? Part 1

McGill’s Master’s of Science Applied in Human Nutrition- Dietetics Credentialing

A personal account of the PMDip program for students exploring different post-graduate practicum programs.

My Reflection about McGill’s Master’s of Science Applied in Human Nutrition- Dietetics Credentialing

There's more!

DC on Social

Follow DC on social media and subscribe to the DC Member Blogs feed to see what dietitians across Canada are writing and talking about.
 

DC on Social

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