Due to the overwhelming interest in the Student Mentorship Program we had planned for our 2020 Annual Conference and the number of student registrations, we've created an all new Annual Student Conference! This year, the conference will be virtual and hosted on Friday, October 30th and will be a half day of sessions and great information. Please see the conference schedule at a glance below!
- 8:00 AM - Welcome
- 8:05 AM - Preparing for a Dietetics Internship
- 9:10 AM - Writing and Effective Resume
- 10:15 AM - Professional Interviewing & Basic Negotiation
- 11:20 AM - Panel Discussion: Available Careers in Dietetics
- 12:30 PM - Conference Concludes
- 1:00 PM - 2019-2020 WAND Annual Meeting
Make sure to get registered today!
Preparing for a Dietetics Internship
During this presentation we will provide insight and suggestions to assist you in preparing for a dietetic internship. We will discuss what to expect, time management, professional etiquette and additional tips to help you be successful throughout your internship. This session will be presented by Heather Masters, MS, RDN, CD, Dietetic Internship Director, UW-Green Bay.
Professional Interviewing & Basic Negotiation
This presentation will coach you through how to answer common interview questions in the nutrition and dietetics field. Tips will be shared on how to stand out from other qualified candidates, as well as proactive follow up steps for after the interview. A basic introduction to negotiating a job offer will be discussed as well. This session will be presented by Jena Mahne, MS.
Writing an Effective Resume
The presentation will coach you through the steps of writing a resume that will get you an interview in the field of nutrition and dietetics. There will be hands on activities that get you in a habit of organizing resume sections and writing strong bullet points that will most effectively communicate your qualifications and make you stand out from other candidates. This session will be presented by Jena Mahne, MS.
Panel Discussion: Available Careers in Dietetics
Join us for our closing panel where you'll hear from a few WAND leaders on what careers are available in Dietetics and get some tips as a Student going into the professional field of nutrition and dietetics. Speakers include WAND President-Elect, Becky Kerkenbush, MS, RD-AP, CSG, CD, FAND on Clinical Nutrition and Long-term Care Consulting; WAND President, Emily Briggs, MS, MHA, RDN, CD on Management, Food Service and Outpatient; and from WAND Board member, Karen Krchma on Private Practice.
Thank you to our sponsor!