Human Nutritional Sciences Practicum

HNSC 4362 Nutrition Option Practicum
This 6 credit course provides the student with the opportunity to work under the supervision of a supervisor in a professional workplace environment.  Placements involve working on a project in a community based nutrition program, government or health care facility where concepts learned in the classroom can be applied to practical problems and projects.

Project descriptions vary from year to year.  Examples of previous years’ placements include:

  • Youville Diabetes Centre  -  Resource Development Assistant
  • Private Practice Dietitian  -  Development of Allergy Nutrition Education Materials
  • Elmwood Teen Clinic and Youville Teen Clinic  -  Nutrition Education Assistant
  • St. James/Assiniboia Senior Centre -  Cooking Club Manual Coordinator, Nutrition Education/Cooking Club Facilitator
  • WRHA/Bookmates – Alphabet Soup and In Motion, Nutrition Student Facilitator
  • Youville Centre - Kids in the Kitchen Program Coordinator
  • Youville Centre - Healthy Baby Program Facilitator
  • Youville Cetnre – Nutrition on the Go, Nutrition Assistant
  • Manitoba Health - Healthy Schools Website Development Assistant; Policy Development Research Assistant
  • WRHA Public Health – Nutrition Education Facilitator for Community Group Presentations, newsletter writer; Community Health  through Food Security
  • Manitoba Council on Child Nutrition – Research Assistant and Public Education Facilitator, Student Coordinator
  • WRHA Community Health – Healthy Daycare Initiative, Nutrition Facilitator
  • Nor’West  Co-op Community Health Centre – Healthy Active Living and Eating for Children Program Facilitator
  • Northwest Company – Healthy Living Coordinator
  • CanU – nutrition education coordinator for CanU after school program
  • North End Food Security Network – Community nutrition project assistant
  • WRHA, Henderson Access Centre – preschool nutrition program resource developer
  • North End Food Security Network Educator

    Application Form 
    (Applications can be emailed directly to Carla.d' or dropped off in the Food & Human Nutritional Sciences Administrative Office in Room 209 Human Ecology Building).

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    Course Outline
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