Member Benefits Overview

You are a member of the Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics when you join the Nation Academy and as our memberships grows so does the number and variety of benefits we offer. The combination of a diverse and growing membership and the dynamic field of nutrition and dietetics requires a broad and ever-changing array of benefits to meet the needs of members whose interests, skills, backgrounds, and experience span the entire profession. We strive to provide just that, with a multitude of products and services designed to help our members develop their skills, advance their careers, and achieve their professional goals.

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Your Membership Provides:

Career Resources:  Access to a variety of career resources that help you take your career to the next level at any career stage – from student to seasoned professional. Accelerate your career search by using our mentor program and viewing job openings on the jobline.  Meet our Washington State Academy Award recipients recognized for their outstanding career achievements.

Educational Opportunities:  Select from a variety of free-to-members and member-preferred priced resources to best fit your professional development needs including the Washington State Annual Education Conference and FNCE®. Apply for the Washington State Foundation Award for education funding.

Policy Initiatives and Advocacy: Policy initiatives and advocacy resources at the state and national level keep members informed and helps them get involved in seeking better nutrition policies and promoting members as the leading source of food and nutrition information.

Publications and Subscriptions: Subscriptions to the Washington State e-newsletter and to peer-reviewed and award-winning publications. In addition, members receive preferred pricing on scientific and practical information resources in print, electronic and web-based formats.

Networking and Mentoring: Sharing ideas and building relationships with colleagues is a mutually beneficial process that helps expand your knowledge and advance your career. Check out the Washington State Academy mentor program.

Professional Development Funding Opportunities.: Apply for funding through our Washington State Academy-Foundation grant!

Your Student Membership Includes:

Scholarships and Financial Aid: Find scholarships and educational stipends for individuals pursuing undergraduate and advanced degrees in dietetics.

Education and Internship Matching Information: Find information for students seeking a career in nutrition and dietetics, as well as students who are currently enrolled in nutrition and dietetics program through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Career Toolbox: Get access to the resources, tips and information to make your job or internship search easier.

Mentoring Opportunities: Academy student members are supported by a wide range of mentoring or career guidance programs. In Washington, connect with a mentor by searching the Mentor Database by location and/or specialty area.

Student Liaison: As a national liaison participate in recruitment and retention of student members and communicate with the Academy on important topics.