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Attention Students! The Nashville Food Project (TNFP) has added additional opportunities for Summer and Fall internships. TNFP internships are designed as a hands-on learning experience that fosters leadership and professional skill building while encouraging personal and educational growth around issues of poverty and food justice. This is a great way to get involved in your community while also earning volunteer hours for your internship applications.

TNFP currently has openings for the following internship positions:

Catering Intern (24 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by May 17th

Community Garden Intern (10-32 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by May 17th

Meals Program Intern (24 hrs/week, Fall, unpaid) – apply by August 23

Click here to learn more and to apply.

Attention Students! The Nashville Food Project (TNFP) is currently accepting applications for their summer internships. These internships are designed as a hands-on learning experience that foster leadership and professional skill building while encouraging personal and educational growth around issues of poverty and food justice. These are great opportunities to earn volunteer hours while supporting your local community.

They currently have openings for the following internship positions. Click here to learn more and to apply:

Growing Together Education Intern (15-20 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by April 26th

Growing Together Marketing Intern (15-20 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by April 26th

Production Garden Intern (10 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by April 26th

Meals Program Intern (24 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by April 26th

Catering Intern (24 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by April 26th

Community Garden Intern (10-32 hrs/week, Summer, unpaid) – apply by May 17th

Student Scholarships

Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides scholarships to deserving nutrition and dietetics students! Click here to learn more about available scholarships. Deadline to apply is April 22, 2019.

Volunteer Opportunities

Did you know that NAND has a partnership with the PENCIL Foundation? NAND has been assigned to Glencliff High School’s Academy of Health and Hospitality. Volunteer areas include:  teaching pre-natal nutrition classes, foodservice/culinary classes, work shadowing, and many more! Contact Mollie at restorativerd@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering. To learn more, check out their website at https://www.pencilforschools.org.

For more student volunteer opportunities, check out our website at http://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/student-section/volunteer-opportunities/.

In honor of National Nutrition Month, NAND is getting a group together to volunteer at Second Harvest. Please see details below for more information and to RSVP. We hope you can join us! This is a great opportunity to network with other members, obtain a few volunteer hours if you are a student, all while giving back to community.

*This event is capped at 15 people so RSVP early*

When: Saturday, March 16th from 9:00am-11:30am. *Please note date change from what was listed in our newsletter
Where: Second Harvest Food Bank, 1958 Almaville Rd Smyrna TN 37167
RSVP to Bailey at bcpihera@mail.lipscomb.edu


Speaker Needed

Portland High School is looking for an expert dietitian to come speak at their school regarding Diet and Eating Disorders. There will be three different classes, starting at 9am and ending at 3pm. Any day in April requested at speaker convenience. For more information and/or if interested in speaking, please contact Emily Hogan at Emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com.

Free CEU Opportunity

Topic: The Ketogenic Diet – Is it Another Fad?
When: February 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am CST
Cost: Free
1 CEU pending approval for Registered Dietitians
For more information and to register: https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/event/22028/

About This Webinar: The ketogenic (keto) diet is becoming more and more popular, so it’s not surprising that this is one of our most requested topics! You might be getting questions from your clients, patients, and friends as to how safe this diet, or lifestyle is. If you are interested in learning more about the ketogenic diet, including the indications of a ketogenic diet, then RSVP for this webinar and join us to discover the facts. In this 60-minute webinar we will define the ketogenic diet, discuss its role in the treatment of chronic disease and review strategies for streamlining sessions with patients interested in this diet.