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Nutrition & Integrated Health Supervised Practicum

Community Connections

Find your career path with a broad range of learning opportunities.

We're proud to offer supervised practicum opportunities as diverse as a healthy diet. Our combined MS/RDN track provides you with over 1,000 hours of supervised practicum hands-on learning across the three required areas: community/public health nutrition, food service and the clinical arena. Explore these supervised practicum areas below to get a taste of the learning experiences and potential career paths.

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Help patients improve their health through nutrition and lifestyle choices. Learn nutrition assessment, support and treatment across a range of clinical sites, including in-patient, out-patient and long-term care settings. Your specific experiences may include: in-patient general medical-surgery, cardiac, trauma and ICU; out-patient diabetes management for dialysis, oncology or disordered eating; and long-term care.

Students work with community members

Community/Public Health Nutrition

  • Community organizations such as Wello and Be Well Fox Valley to improve community wellness.
  • Sports nutrition in local fitness centers or UW-Green Bay Athletics.
  • County public health departments, including local WIC clinics.
  • Food pantries to help address food insecurity.
  • Youth wellness programs such as YWCA, Boys and Girls Club or parks and recreation programs.
Students discuss dish in STEM Center Kitchen

Food Service Management & Systems

Learn the behind-the-scenes and managerial aspects of food service in public school and hospital settings that are necessary for providing nutritious food and meeting the special dietary needs of patients. Some settings may include opportunities to work on farm-to-school initiatives, school garden plots and developing, managing and implementing all aspects of a themed healthy meal.

Heather Masters

Supervised Expertise

Meet Heather Masters, who helps handle the supervised practicum (SEL) component of our program! With professional experience in the outpatient clinical setting at Northwestern Medicine, she can help you set up your supervised practicum.

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