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Opportunities

The Magaram Center is committed to provide our students professionals with opportunities and tools for advancement in the fields of Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Science. The following is a list of the various jobs, scholarships and volunteer opportunities for students and those who meet the qualifications for application for these great sources of professional advancement and career development.

To post any opportunities, please contact the Magaram Center at magaram.center@csun.edu

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers facilitate the execution of many programs offered by the center, both on campus and in the community. It is only with their generous support that we are able to host and participate in workshops, conferences, health fairs, and outreach in many other venues. Below you will find recent and upcoming opportunities of our volunteers:

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Let's Grow Healthy!
Enrich LA’s School Gardens by teaching children and our community about the health benefits of sustainable gardening.

Gasol Foundation VIDA Health & Wellness Program
The Gasol Foundation VIDA Health Wellness Program in Los Angeles is working with low income families to improve their health. We are looking for monthly or weekly Saturday volunteers that would like hands on experience with parents and children ages 6-12 years old to participate in healthy cooking activities.
Date, Time and Location: January 14, 2017 from 9a-12p at Santee Education Complex 1921 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011
We are looking for 3-4 volunteers for this event. We’d love of as many volunteers as possible to ensure that the cooking activities with the children run smoothly.
If interested please contact Irma Madrigal, Health and Wellness Youth Educator at for more information.

Only students who have completed the Volunteer Agreement Form and the Volunteer Identification Form will be eligible for volunteer opportunities.

Both forms must be submitted in person at the Marilyn Magaram Center during business hours.

Student Job Opportunities:

Jobs Available:

 

  • Consulting Nutritional Services
    CNS, a food safety & nutrition consulting company - is looking for nutrition students to work in the area of food safety and nutrition education in the Greater Los Angeles area.

 

  • Resilience Treatment Center
    Resilience Treatment Center is a private and luxury mental health treatment in Los Angeles, California – offering Partial Hospitalization (PHP) & Intensive Outpatient (IOP) treatment in a setting designed to mimic residential treatment.
    They are looking for eager, enthusiastic, motivated professionals and new graduates to join their team.This role will be in charge of managing the kitchen at the residential facility, preparing all meals and complying with all policies, procedures, standards, licensing requirements, etc.

 

  • Morrison Healthcare, Morrison Community Living, Flik LifeStyles and TouchPoint Support Services
    National companies dedicated to acute care and senior living food and nutritional services.
    They are looking for eager, enthusiastic, motivated professionals and new graduates to join their team.They have a list of entry level opportunities for students, interns, alumni or any other dietitians who may have interest in their organization.

 

  • Department of State Hospitals - Patton
    Diet Tech
    DSH-Patton has a full-time Diet Tech position open (no registration required for this position). The applicant only needs to be qualified by taking an online Training and Experience (“T&E) examination online and submit an application (this is a 2-step process). The T&E exam process is a screening tool that Sacramento has recently implementing to help State facilities match with the best fitting candidate. submit the attached application to the mailing address below.
  • Elena Chai, DrPH(s), MPH, RD
    Dietetic Internship Program Director
    Nutrition Services Training Coordinator
  • Department of State Hospitals - Patton
    3102 E. Highland Ave.
    Patton, CA 92369
    Desk: (909) 425-7572
    Fax: (909) 425-7069
    Email:
    Web: http://www.dsh.ca.gov

 

  • MEND - Meet Each Need with Dignity
    Health Coach
    The health coach will work with MEND’s weight management program, Perder Para Ganar, in promoting nutritional health. The health coach will work with a team of seven which consists of three health coaches, a Registered Dietitian whom facilitates the class, the medical department’s assistant manager, and two Public Health interns

 

  • Office of Student Involvement and Development
    Program Assistant, Campus Food Pantry
    Under the direct supervision of the Activities Coordinator, Community and Volunteer Involvement, the Program Assistant is responsible for student service work in developing, planning, implementing and evaluating programs that support CSUN’s Food Pantry within the Office of Student Involvement and Development /Matador Involvement Center.

 

 

  • Health Corps, Inc.
    Is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Oz and his wife Lisa to combat the growing childhood obesity epidemic.
    The available nationwide positions of "Coordinators" are each placed in high-need high schools
    across the country to lead a variety of programming to promote health and wellness within the school and larger community.

 

Job postings will be announced here as they become available. Check this list constantly for new positions open and already filled positions.

 

Professional Job Opportunities:

Jobs Available:

 

  • Dietitians on Demand
    Long-Term Care Dietitian
    REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
    Must be registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
    MINIMUM RESPONSIBILITIES
    Coordinate nutritional care of patients by completing nutrition assessments which are appropriate per established policies and procedures Identify and monitor patients at nutritional risk by providing a variety of medical nutrition therapy interventions
    Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to deliver quality nutrition care and attend meetings as required
    Provide nutritional counseling and education for residents and family.
    REQUIRED SKILLS
    Flexible, organized, professional and efficient in stressful situations
    Knowledge of parenteral and enteral nutrition methods
    Experience with electronic charting and the Nutrition Care Process
    Strong written and oral communication skills
    Ability to perform work independently with minimal training
    Understanding of the State and Federal Regulations associated with the industry.
    Thorough knowledge of MDS 3.0 Section K preferred but not required
    • For questions about this position, contact:
      Candace at or 804-263-5003.

 

 

  • Northeast Valley Health Corporation
    Outpatient Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist
    Provides or teaches normal and therapeutic diets to individuals and groups, modifies diets for special populations, performs nutrition assessments on individuals, and makes recommendations to improve nutritional status.

 

 

  • Morrison Healthcare, Morrison Community Living, Flik LifeStyles and TouchPoint Support Services
    National companies dedicated to acute care and senior living food and nutritional services.
    They are looking for eager, enthusiastic, motivated professionals and new graduates to join their team.They have a list of entry level opportunities for students, interns, alumni or any other dietitians who may have interest in their organization.

 

 

  • Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders
    RD-eligible positions in inpatient and partial hospitalization program.
    Responsibilities: See attached description.
    • More information about this position.
    • Contact:
      Juliet Zuercher RD
      Executive Director of Nutrition Services
      Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders
      36075 South Rincon Road
      Wickenburg, AZ 85390
      Office: 928-684-9594 x3117
      Mobile: 623-341-1517
      Fax: 928-684-9562

      www.rosewoodranch.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Health Corps, Inc.
    Is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Oz and his wife Lisa to combat the growing childhood obesity epidemic.
    The available nationwide positions of "Coordinators" are each placed in high-need high schools
    across the country to lead a variety of programming to promote health and wellness within the school and larger community.

 

  • LAC+USC Medical Center
    Patient Services Manager / Registered Dietitian
    • The Patient Services Manager is an exciting opportunity for an energetic manager who is seeking a career avenue into the Food Service industry. This position is responsible for assisting in the successful operation and customer service of the Food & Nutrition Services Department within a hospital setting. You will help ensure client/customer service & satisfaction with efficient cost effective management meeting and exceeding stated expectations. You will assist in the responsibility for all foodservice-related activities and be primarily involved in managing patient meal assembly and delivery; including quality improvement, sanitation, infection control and all facility-related activities.
      RD Required
    • Contact: Jodie Brato at

 

Job postings will be announced here as they become available. Check this list constantly for new positions open and already filled positions.

 

Scholarships Available:

Scholarships Available:

  • Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics Faculty Research Support Program
    Application Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2017
    • The purpose of the Faculty Research Support Program (FRSP), administered by the Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics (MMC), is to assist qualified faculty to develop a research focus that will optimize the use of the MMC research facilities. For details and application information click Here.

 

  • AAFCS Western Region Biennial Conference Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront Burlingame, CA
    Application Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017
    • Proposals are requested for research or educational oral and poster or workshop format presentations for the CA-AFCS/Western Region Biennial Conference on topics related to nutrition, or others within family & consumer sciences content. Graduate student proposals are welcomed and encouraged. For details and contact information click Here.

 

  • Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarships 2016
    Application Deadline: April 20th, 2016 12:00pm
    • For the list of scholarships and application form click Here.

 

  • Extended Education Fund of the CA-AFCS (EEF) Scholarships:
    Deadline for Applications: April 1, 2016
    • Announcement Flyer
      General CA-AFCS Scholarship Application Form
    • Contact person:
      Dr. Nancy Rabolt
      Department of Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics
      San Francisco State University
      1600 Holloway Ave.
      San Francisco, CA 94132
      (415) 338-2060 (415) 338-1219

 

  • Bay District Scholarship:
    Deadline for Applications: April 1, 2016
    • BayApplication & Instruction for Scholarship
    • Contact person:
      Dr. Nancy Wolford
      16171 Jasmine Way
      Los Gatos, CA 95032

 

  • North Central District
    Deadline for Applications: April 1, 2016
    • FCS Related Careers Student Scholarships Available:
      Four qualified applicants will be chosen for students who:
      - will enter an accredited college or technical school in Northern California
      - are seeking a professional career in Family and Consumer Science related
      occupations (Family and Consumer Science Education, Child Development
      [Not Primary School Education], Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition,
      Consumer Science, Food Service and Hospitality, Fashion Design,
      Manufacturing and Merchandising, Interior Design and Furnishings.
      Four awards given as follows: $400 (2 HS Seniors)
    • Contact person:
      Jean Baxter
      NCD Scholarship
      8132 Joe Rodgers Road
      Granite Bay, CA 95746
      (916) 791-4844

 

 

  • China Scholarship Council (CSC) Program for CSUN Students.
    Application Deadline for 2016-2017:
    Early Deadline: December 1, 2015
    Final Deadline: February 17, 2016
    • Study in China Next Year for FREE!
      For application information, visit the CSUN CSC
    • View the flyer Here
    • Contact person:
      Besnike Saitoski

 

  • Los Angeles Metro Area of CA-AFCS
    Application Deadline: March 20, 2016
    • The Los Angeles District AAFCS Graduate Fellowship for Family and Consumer Sciences
    • The Essie Elliott Scholarship
    • View details of the scholarships Here
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Internships

The goal of the MMC Professional Experience Program is to provide real-world experiences for future nutrition professionals so that they may gain knowledge and practice skills.
To find out more about these internships, follow the links below:

 

(Internships will appear here as they become available during the semester; check back often to find new opportunities.)