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Concentration

Concentrations are areas of expertise that the Internship Program has experience in and provides experiences, such as assignments and projects that are considered beyond entry level. These projects are completed throughout the program. Please note that the concentration has no relationship to the type of site you are at.

The Business of Nutrition and The Management of Food and Nutrition Services

THE BUSINESS OF NUTRITION involves the practice of making one's living by engaging in any aspect of providing goods or services to individuals, groups, or other businesses, which goods or services have their roots in nutrition and food. There are activities incorporated throughout the Internship, but primarily in the elective rotation, which are beyond entry level, which strengthen the Intern’s ultimate ability to enter into such a business.

THE MANAGEMENT OF FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES involves the process of dealing with or controlling functions or people as part of a system in which these services are provided as the end product within an institution. The institution may be, but is not limited to hospitals, other health care facilities, schools of any level, restaurants, or companies. There are activities incorporated throughout the Internship, but primarily in the elective rotation, which are beyond entry level, which strengthen the Intern’s ability to enter into a management role within the areas of food and nutrition.