Getting Matched: A Guide for Dietetics Students

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Three years and thousands of dietetics students later... The Founder and Head Match Maker of All Access Internships, Jenny Westerkamp, finally compiled all the experience and knowledge she's gathered since the start of AAI in 2008 to answer the timeless question:HOW DO I GET MATCHED TO A DIETETIC INTERNSHIP?? Getting Matched: A Guide for Dietetics Students provides you with the ANSWERS on how to increase your chances at securing the highly coveted DI spot. Compared to a DISMAL 50% nationwide match rate, Jenny and the AAI Match Makers helped AAI COACHING achieve a 76% match rate!! The most effective and proven strategies, used by AAI COACHING clients, are found in this easy-to-read book! How can you make sure you have a HAPPY match day? Read success stories from students and interns across the country - what they did differently to be admitted and how YOU can gain that same competitive edge. What do DI directors look for in an applicant? Well, Jenny asked them! You'll read the inside scoop from internship directors across the country on what they look for in students, including a TOP TEN list on how to make a great first impression, show off your best assets, and prove YOU are their ideal intern! Follow "Make it Happen" action steps throughout the book. These will get you started TODAY on working towards your goal of completing a DI and becoming a registered dietitian (RD)! It.s never too early to start! The BIGGEST LESSON in the ENTIRE BOOK.. SELL YOURSELF! Someone gets that internship spot, right? Getting Matched: A Guide for Dietetics Students makes that spot more within YOUR reach. BONUS! Information has been added on Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) and how to avoid common DICAS mistakes.

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Jenny is the CEO and creator of All Access Internships. Since founding the website in April 2008, Jenny graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). While a student, she was the recipient of the Strawberry Fields Scholarship (outstanding dietetics student) and the Senior Honorary 100 Award (top one hundred seniors at the UIUC for academic excellence, outstanding leadership, and unique contributions to the university). She also was the founder and president of Students Team Up to Fight Hunger, which served as a liaison between campus and the local food bank. In August 2008, Jenny started her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. While an intern, Jenny received the American Dietetic Association Nutrition Entrepreneurs Professional Development Dietetic Student Award for her work with All Access Internships. She completed her dietetics training in September 2009, moved back to Chicago, and became a registered dietitian four weeks later! In addition to her work with All Access Internships, Jenny currently serves as a Sports Nutrition and Wellness Consultant for SportFuel (sportfuel.com) and Eat Like the Pros (eatlikethepros.com) in Chicago. SportFuel is an integrative nutrition practice specializing in sports nutrition and wellness. Eat Like the Pros is a gourmet organic meal delivery service catering to Chicago area customers, including members of the Chicago BlackHawks, Chicago White Sox, and other professional athletes. Jenny enjoys social media and nutrition communications as well. In January 2010, she authored the ebook Social Media and the RD (Skelly Publishing). She has contributed to a variety of outlets including: SuperKids Nutrition, Skinny in the City, Feed Your Career, One Source Nutrition, Elite Nutrition DC, Fooducate, Massachusetts Dietetic Association, Illinois Dietetic Association, Dietitians in Business and Communications’ Dimensions, Nutrition Entrepreneurs’ Ventures, American Dietetic Associations’ Student Scoop, and NextGen Chicagonista. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group and leads their Student sub-group. Connect with Jenny E-mail: jenny@allaccessinternships.com Website: www.jennywesterkamp.com Twitter: @trendynutrition Facebook: Facebook.com/JennyWesterkampRD

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