Student Opportunities

Take your FNCE® experience to the next level by attending a variety of sessions and activities designed just for you by the Student Advisory Committee and the Committee for Professional Development. Below are examples of the sessions and activities made available during the last FNCE®.

Special Opportunities

Student Host Program
Student members in eligible states have the opportunity to receive complimentary FNCE® registration in exchange for serving as Student Hosts.
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Student Stipend Program
Need help getting to FNCE®? Apply for a $100 Student Stipend from the Academy Foundation.
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Sessions for Students

Student and New Professionals Track
Georgia World Congress Center, Room B206
Sunday, October 19 – Monday, October 20

Learn from leading food and nutrition professionals and some of your peers during this two-day track developed in coordination with the Student Advisory Committee.
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Center for Career Opportunities
Georgia World Congress Center, Room Expo Hall
Monday, October 20
9:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Share your résumé, skills and goals one-on-one with potential employers and educational institutions! This is a rare opportunity for students to interact with companies in the industry who are hiring. Students will also be provided the chance to connect with institutions of higher learning to find out about advanced degree programs and how to get noticed in the field.
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Student Reception
Omni Hotel at CNN Center, International Ballroom
Sunday, October 19
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Meet and mingle with fellow dietetic students and interns from all over the country while enjoying complimentary light hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks. Attendees who are 21 years old with valid photo ID will receive a beer/wine ticket.

Student Internship Fair
Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Grand Ballroom
Sunday, October 19
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Obtaining an internship in this competitive landscape can be difficult. The student internship fair, hosted by NDEP, is designed to help students meet and network with dietetic internship directors from all over the United States. Over 100 internships will have faculty and/or interns available to discuss their program and admission criteria, and to distribute program handouts or brochures. Come prepared with your questions and bring your resume and/or business cards to leave with the internship(s) of your choice.


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