Field Placement in Applied Human Nutrition

An optional field placement course is available in fourth year in Applied Human Nutrition (AHN). In this course, AHN majors may be placed with various community agencies where they can apply their nutrition knowledge.  Some examples of placement locations include:

  •  develop a series of cooking workshops for youth
  •  discuss Canada's Food Guide with older adults
  •  develop nutrition education resources for workplaces 
  • become part of a public health team and present to community members
  • work with food safety experts to develop educational materials
  •  work on menu assessments and analysis for long term care facilities
  •  work with private practice dietitians on various projects
  • teach nutrition to children in daycare or school classroom settings.