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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.

It’s that time of year to renew your NAND Membership for 2019-2020! Renew your membership by May 31st for the upcoming year (June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020), and enter for a chance to win one of two $25 Target gift cards.

Being a member has great benefits, including free CEU’s, sponsored events/dinners, networking opportunities, and more. All for $35! Click on the link below to join today.  When you join/renew, please also take a minute to complete the “Find an RD” section. We often receive inquiries about how to locate nutrition professionals in the area so please take a minute to provide/update your information.

Friendly Reminder: Please do not forget to also renew your Academy (AND) membership.  You must be a member of the Academy (AND) before you can join NAND.

Renew or Join Here: https://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/become-a-member/

At our Spring Member Meeting on April 11th, NAND honored and presented our 2018-2019 awards. We are so fortunate to have such great talent and leadership in our community. Way to go!!!

Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year – Anna Cragon*
Emerging Dietetics Leader – Kara Andrew
Outstanding Dietetics Educator – Elizabeth Smith*
Iris Award – Antoine Able, MD
Outstanding Dietitian of the Year – Nancy Hunt
With Appreciation For Service as President – Emily Hogan
Outstanding Dietetics Student – Kecia Caldwell*
Student Scholarship Award – Korissa Earls*
*Not pictured


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

CEU Opportunity

April 23, 2019 | Meetings & Events | No Comments

Starting in June 2019, Middle Tennessee State University will offer a graduate level course in Nutrition and Obesity. This course will provide 45 CEUs. Check out this flyer for further details. For more information, please contact:

Elizabeth Smith, PhD, RD, LD
Assistant Professor,  Nutrition & Food Science
Middle Tennessee State University
Department of Human Sciences
EHS 102
2623 Middle Tennessee Blvd
ElizabethAnn.Smith@mtsu.edu
https://www.mtsu.edu/programs/nutrition/