- M.S. in Nutrition
- Dietetic Internship
- Didactic Program in Dietetics
Career ManagementTo effectively manage your career, we offer the following suggestions:
- Assess your strengths, interests, values, skills, preferences, and needs.
- Find a mentor to encourage and support you in making decisions and determining direction.
- Make contact, at least monthly, with colleagues in your field, both inside and outside your organization.
- Always have a current resume (helps you to keep your skills up-to-date and be ready when opportunities become available)
- Take classes or workshops to learn new skills.
- Assume responsibility for what happens in your career; make changes when necessary.
- Volunteer for projects through which you can learn skills, be visible within the organization, and make contact with influential people.
- Maintain records of your involvement and accomplishments and share these at appropriate times, particularly during your annual review.
- Develop your personal, social and career goals for the next 5 years.
To talk about managing your career, make an appointment with Academic and Career Planning.
When pursing an advanced degree, it's important to update your resume to reflect your new work experience and skills. It also should include accomplishments from your education, experience, and community involvement. Several examples are available for your review as you revise your resume.
Career Resources/Job Search Links
Identifying Personal Strength
- Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton, 2001
- Go Put Your Strengths to Work: Six Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance by Marcus Buckingham, 2007
Choosing A Career Path
- Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career by Herminia Ibarr
- The Renaissance Soul: Life Design for People with Too Many Passions to Pick Just One by Margaret Lobenstine
- Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type by Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron-Tieger, and Barbara Barron, 2007
- Do What You Are by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron, 2007
- I Could Do Anything, If Only I knew What It Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It by Barbara Sher and Barbara Smith, 1995
Navigating Career Success
- Be Your Own Mentor: Strategies from Top Women on the Secrets of Success by Sheila Wellington and Catalyst, 2001