The American Dietetic Association’s website has valuable information for people interested in education and credentialing requirements for careers in dietetics and nutrition. A list of accredited programs and their contact information is provided.
The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to increase substantially the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines. Through a variety of educational programs, AISES offers financial, academic and cultural support to American Indians and Alaska Natives from middle school through graduate school. AISES chapters are on many campuses
The 10-week summer internship program provides qualified AISES students with opportunities to explore careers in such federal agencies as the National Science Foundation and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
ExploreHEALTHCareers.org is a multi-disciplinary website that provides career information on a broad array of health professions. The website is a joint initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health career advisors, educational institutions and college students. The website addresses the under-representation of minorities in the workforce and the lack of health professionals in medically underserved communities.
Health Careers in Alaska
In addition to specific information about health careers in Alaska, this site offers opportunities for students to reflect on their own interests and capabilities and to consider a variety of health careers.
The IHS Nutrition and Dietetics Training Program develops, sponsors and co-sponsors culturally relevant health workshops and trainings for health professionals and paraprofessionals serving American Indian and Alaska Native People.
Lifeworks: Explore Health and Medical Science Careers, which is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, Office of Science Education, includes descriptions of over 100 careers. For each career there is information about education, income, job outlook and needed skills and abilities. One or more interviews with a health professional are featured.
The Dietitians and Nutritionists section of the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics’website includes the nature of the work, needed training, employment, job outlook, projects, earnings, and wages.
Winds of Change is an American Indian-published magazine focusing on careers and educational advancement for Native people. The magazine is published quarterly by AISES Publishing Inc. In addition, the Annual College Guide for American Indians & Native Alaskans/Hawaiians is published yearly.