Whether you're searching for a new job or seeking to improve your career or practice — the Academy has member benefits to enhance your journey
This online job service allows you to post your resume, target your search by specialty and geographic location, respond directly to employer job listings and receive e-mail alerts about new positions. For a fee, you can recruit professionals for your organization.
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Awards and Honors
Sponsored by the Academy, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation ("the Foundation") and affiliate (state) organizations, awards recognize excellence in dietetics leadership, education and practice in a variety of fields.
Center for Career Opportunities
Center for Career Opportunities is a one-day exhibit held on the last day of FNCE that offers the employers the ability to meet face-to-face with candidates who are qualified nutrition professionals interested in employment opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to bring their resumes in order to participate fully and get the most from the experience.
Communications Resources for Members (Me Inc.)
The Academy has developed a number of resources for members, including the Working with the Media Handbook, that allow you to enhance your communication skills. In addition, numerous videos and other tools highlighting how you can conduct a news media interview, write a letter to the editor or give a presentation are available
Compensation & Benefits Survey of the Dietetics Profession
This authoritative source of data on salaries, benefits and work settings details compensation for core RD and DTR jobs, broken down by region, education, experience and more. Includes a salary calculation worksheet. Members receive a special discount on this electronic publication.
Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND)
Join the growing list of members who have been awarded the Academy's new FAND designation. This member recognition program distinguishes those who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of dietetics and have at least 5 years of membership and 5 cumulative years of full-time or part –time employment in the dietetics profession.
Find a Registered Dietitian
Enhance your client base with the Academy's national online referral service. This benefit is free for Active category members representing private practices, group practices or their employers. Use it to market your specialized expertise to consumers and businesses.
FNCE Product Market Place
Exclusive to Academy members, this one-day exhibition is held during FNCE and allows members to showcase their own products and services. Booth space is available to members only and is sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Use this interactive salary calculator to determine your value in the marketplace. Input information on your location, years of experience, education, specialty certifications, employment setting, practice area and more to obtain a salary figure. Based on a statistical model developed with data from the Academy's Compensation and Benefits Survey of the Dietetics Profession, conducted and analyzed for the Academy by Readex Research.
Scholarships and Grants
More than 100 different educational and research scholarships and grants are available to students, educators and established dietetics practitioners — all sponsored by the Foundation in collaboration with affiliates, DPGs, private donors and corporations.