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Nutrition Internships

  • Capital Area Food Bank – At their “Kids Cafe,” teach kids about healthy eating and assemble healthy recipes and foods for them to take home from the Capital Area Food Bank.
  • Work with nutritionist at The Kirov Academy of Ballet
  • DC Central Kitchen – Work at the largest provider of meals to DC’s hungry and homeless, which has a strong focus on nutrition, fresh food, and health education. Learn more about their culinary job training program and their Nutrition Lab and Healthy Corners programs on their website.
  • Brain Food – Help teens build and execute workshops on healthy cooking.
  • Food and Friends – Help provide services, including home-delivered freshly prepared meals, home-delivered groceries, nutrition counseling and education.
  • Center for Science in the Public Interest – A non-profit consumer organization with programs in nutrition and food safety, produces the Nutrition Action Healthletter, and provides information to the public, and represents citizens’ interests before legislative bodies.
  • Bread for the City Clinic – Help low-income patients to research their conditions and reputable web sites for dietary guidelines to follow.
  • Common Good City Farm – Includes nutrition programs for youth. CGCF is an urban farm and education center growing food for low-income residents in Washington, DC and providing educational opportunities for all people that help increase food security, improve health, and contribute to environmental sustainability.
  • Community health fairs – Many clinics and non-profits sponsor health fairs, which students may be able to help organize and implement.
  • Internships may also be available at schools, services for the elderly, and other organizations.