Marilyn Magaram Center

Resources

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.

If you would like us to share any resources or opportunities, please contact the Magaram Center at magaram.center@csun.edu

Student Opportunities

Volunteer 

  • Los Robles Hospital
    • Are you looking for some experience in a hospital setting? Do you like to meet new people? We have a perfect opportunity for you to join our volunteers. Currently seeking help in our Acute Rehab Kitchen located in Westlake Village. For more about this program, please click here.

  • Nutrition As Therapy
    • Nutrition As Therapy private practice group is looking for a nutrition student to help at their office for 2-3 months. At the end of the volunteering commitment, the student will be able to shadow the RDs. For more about this program, please click here.
  • Ojai Valley Community Hospital
    • Seeking students looking to gain volunteer experience interacting with patients. For more about this program, please click here.
  • Let's Grow Healthy!
    • Enrich LA’s School Gardens by teaching children and our community about the health benefits of sustainable gardening. For more about this program, please click here.

Volunteer Opportunities will be announced here as they become available. Please check back often to find new opportunities.


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. Please check back often to find new opportunities.


Jobs

  • CSUN Office of Student Involvement and Development posted on 01/22/2020
  • Lead by the Activities Assistant, Food Programs, the CalFresh Outreach Student Assistant is responsible for student service work to support student success by assisting with students basic needs and providing good customer service to all students seeking assistance with CalFresh applications. Additionally, the CalFresh Outreach student assistant will assist in the developing, planning, implementing and evaluation of the CalFresh Outreach program.

Job postings will be announced here as they become available. Please check back often for new, open, and already filled positions.


Academic Resources 

  • Pathways to Success
    • Pathways, an Undergraduate Dietetics Fellowship Program, accepts 10 Juniors yearly to receive scholarships, become Dietetic Fellows, proactive advisement support, paid research assistantship, and peer and faculty mentoring. For additional details on this program, click here.
  • Peer Mentoring
    • The Peer Mentoring Program, was created to provide proactive advisement support and peer and faculty mentoring to our students. For additional details on this program, click here.
  • DPD Orientation
    • This is an orientation program for Didactic Program in Dietetics. For additional details on the course, click here.
  • Oviatt Library
    • Oviatt Library provides relevant collections, transformative information literacy education, innovative physical and virtual spaces, user-focused services, and diverse educational and cultural programming in support of student success, faculty scholarship, staff resource needs, and the greater CSUN community. Click here to go to the library's website.
  • Build Poder
    • BUILD PODER (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity; Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research, $22M, 2014-2019) is a large undergraduate biomedical research training program, sustained by the formation of a new Health Equity Research and Education (HERE) Center that supports 4 cluster-hired faculty members and postdoctoral scholars in engaging undergraduates in biomedical research. For additional details on the program, click here.
  • Student Success
    • Your success is CSUN’s top priority. Whether this is your first year on campus or you are preparing to graduate, there are people, programs, and initiatives to engage and support you throughout your academic journey and beyond. Explore the wealth of resources available to support students and help them maximize their academic potential and reach their personal and professional goals, click here.

Academic resources will appear here as they become available. Please check back often to find new and upcoming resources.

 


Additional Resources

  • Free Food at CSUN
    • CSUN offers free food to students at various centers around campus. For additional details, click here.
  • Commit to Be Fit Program
    • Do you want to exercise but feel like it is either too expensive or time consuming?  Come join a FREE fitness program here on campus called Commit To Be Fit. This program is led by Kinesiology students and is open to any staff/faculty/students and community members, so feel free to bring a friend or family member with you! If you’ve ever wanted to become healthier or a better version of yourself, come join us! Feel free to come to Redwood Hall 200, Mon-Thurs from 5:30-6:20PM. You can register online by clicking the link below. If you have any questions, please contact Ken at kitkumchorn.liampetchakul.915@my.csun.edu. Hope to see you there! To register, click here.
  • CalFresh Outreach
    • Calfresh Outreach provides application assistance and support for students who wish to apply for Calfresh benefits. For additional details, click here.
  • Tips and Recipes to Help You Stay Healthy in College
    • Read on to get easy healthy eating and dorm cooking tips along with cheap, nutritious recipes that keep students focused and nourished term after term. For additional details, click here.

Additional resources will appear here as they become available. Please check back often to find new and upcoming resources.

 

Professional Opportunities

Jobs Available:

  • Dietitian - Outpatient Oncology - Tarzana posted on 02/10/2020
    Full-time
    As a Clinical Outpatient Oncology Dietitian at the Cedars-Sinai Ventana location in Tarzana, California, you will be providing nutritional guidance to patients receiving oncological therapeutic treatments to minimize nutrition impact symptoms.
  • Registered Dietitian Consultant 
    Part-Time 
    Responsible for patient care in nutrition assessment/counseling of clients, coordinates Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) workshops, Implements wellness clinic programs and workshops, writes and presents reports related to program or administrative specialty as needed, and performs basic research and statistical analysis. 
  • Project Coordinator 
    Part-Time 
    Provides leadership in the development and implementation of the Center projects, Collaborates with other internal resources to schedule and implement project related community recruitment events, task force and coalition meetings, help create linkages, creates and maintains policy and procedures, Oversees data collection procedures, and responsible for purchasing and/or creating educational and promotional materials and supplies. 
    • Go to the Campus HR employment page at http://www.csun.edu/careers/
    • Select Join the Matadors External Applicants
    • Send resume to magaram. center @csun. edu

Job postings will be announced here as they become available. Please check back often for new, open, and already filled positions.

Grants and Scholarships

Grants & Scholarships Available:

  • CSUN Cares Students Grant Program
    • For more information, please click here.
  • The Southern California Institute of Food Technologists (SCIFTS) 
    The Southern California Institute of Food Technologists is providing financial assistance through the Phil Bates Scholarship to qualified students in food technology, food science, nutrition, Culinology, or a closely related field.
    • For more information, please click here.
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Scholarships and Financial Aid
    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, through its many association groups, offers a variety of scholarships and educational stipends to individuals pursuing undergraduate and advanced degrees in dietetics or food and nutrition related areas. General scholarship and educational stipend information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, the dietetic practice groups and affiliate (state) and district dietetic associations can be accessed from the respective group's information listed on this site.
    • For more information and how to apply, please click here.

Scholarships will appear here as they become available during the semester. Please check back often to find new opportunities.

Community Resources

To see a list of community resources, visit our Nutrition Experts Community Resources page here: https://www.csun.edu/marilyn-magaram-center/nutrition-experts/community-resources

Additional Resources

SDFSA 

  • For more information visit their website

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) encompasses the study of relationships among people and their personal environments, focusing on the impact of physical, biological, and social environments on human behavior and development.
  • For more information visit their website

College of Health and Human Development 

  • Health and Human Development students, faculty, staff, and community work together to improve the quality of life across the lifespan through research, education, and action. Our alumni are in professions that enrich health and well-being, fitness and activity, and living environments for individuals, families, and communities.
  • For more information visit their website

Institute for Sustainability

  • Sustainability is a key priority at California State University, Northridge, integrated into all aspects of the university from operations and infrastructure to outreach, education and research.  CSUN’s 10-year Sustainability Plan lays out our goals and activities in ten different functional areas.  Everyone at the university – administrators, staff, faculty and students – is an integral part of these efforts. We are a proud signatory to Second Nature’s Presidents’ Climate Commitment and are following a Climate Action Plan that will guide us towards climate neutrality by 2040.
  • For more information visit their website

Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing

  • The Institute is a collaborative of campus and community members committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, organizations and communities within Cal State Northridge’s service region. The primary mission of the Institute is to foster healthful living through community and campus partnerships.
  • For more information visit their website

Southern California Section of the Institute of Food Technologists (SCIFT'S)

  • "To fulfill human needs for a quality food supply through science, technology, and education."
  • For more information visit their website

The New Heart of Campus 

  • The New Heart of Campus was created by CSUN students for CSUN students. Focused on providing a sense of belonging for all Matadors through community spaces promoting relaxation, entertainment, socialization, unity in race, intersectionality, social and environmental justice, this beautiful combination of new construction and renovated facilities at the University Student Union is intended to be the new center of student life on campus.
  • For more information visit their website