Frequently asked questions
- diet technician
- work study jobs in a college nutrition department
- food service positions in university/hospital facilities and long term care
- WIC nutritionist
- research assistant
- catering jobs
- wait staff positions
Internship applicants have been accepted form university dietetic programs from all across the country.
The University of Michigan, James Madison University, University of Delaware, Utah State University, Oregon State University, West Chester University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University, State University of New York at Oneonta, and Cornell University are just some of the colleges represented by past and current interns.
Q. What are the Graduates doing now?
A. Several of the GMC internship graduates currently hold active job positions in the field of dietetics. For example, one graduate is currently the food service director in a long term care facility and another graduate is working as the nutrition and food service director in a small community hospital. Other positions held by the graduates include nutritionist at WIC, dietitian at a state university nutrition extension program, corporate dietitian for supermarket, and clinical registered dietitians at several hospitals and long term care facilities.
"The GMC internship has been such a worthwhile experience. It offers a wide variety of exposure to all areas of dietetics. What a challenging, inspirational time it has been!"
"Working individually with the preceptors has been very beneficial and rewarding. Also, the structure of the program here at GMC is very organized and efficient; rotations average 2 weeks in length, a perfect amount of time to gain the general knowledge you need in each area."
"It's amazing what I have learned here at Geisinger in such a short period of time. The internship offers so many beneficial pluses, from the respectful relationship between the preceptor and the student to the easy accessibility to a variety of resources. All my experiences have been nothing but positive."
"I would describe the program as challenging, intense, and a great "hands on" learning experience. You need to keep a positive frame of mind and stay ahead of your deadlines."