Undergraduate Externships - NIU - Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition & Dietetics

Undergraduate Externships

Students in this emphasis may elect a short-term practicum or externship experience. In this experience, students observe and participate in a variety of sites, often offering nutrition education experiences to the public under the supervision of a qualified professional. Taken for 1-3 semester hours, this part-time experience is useful for career exploration.

Students are required to complete 100 clock hours of approved work experience as a prerequisite to a junior-level course. No academic credit is granted for this work experience.