Career Opportunities

Hiring Managers, Human Resources Professionals, and Program Directors:
Please contact Victoria Rosenfeld, CPSDA Career Development Chair, to request that a position be posted.
All opportunities will remain active until the closing date provided or for 30 days, whichever is longer. If you wish to re-post the position or keep it active, send a request and the closing date will be updated.

Updated August 15, 2014

Collegiate Staff Positions

Baylor University. Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition. 7/18/14
This position specifically supports the mission of Baylor University and the department of athletics by assisting in providing support, education, and direction to student athletes with nutrition based programs to improve athletic performance.  
Master's degree and 3 years of relevant experience required. Salary commensurate with education and experience.  

Apply here: Baylor University   
Closing Date: Until position is filled
University of Alabama. Athletics Support Assistant. 7/17/14
RD required. 9 month academic year position for RD seeking experience in collegiate sports nutrition.
Apply here: Job number: 497975
Closing Date: Until position is filled

Mississippi State University. Sports Dietitian. 6/2/14

Provide individual and group/team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of intercollegiate athletes, on-site and during travel. Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals and groups on daily nutrition for performance and health; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes of nutrition services, serving as a food and nutrition resource for coaches, athletic trainers, athletic teams, and individual student-athletes, and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.  Click here for more information: Begin in the "Positions" search box by choosing "Sports Dietitian," then searching the "Departments" box  for "Athletics-Training Room" to find the Sports Dietitian position.


Industry Positions

RDKate Sports Nutrition (Naperville, IL). 8/15/14
RDKate Sports Nutrition is seeking coverage for the owner during her maternity leave. This position includes consulting with individual athletes between the ages of eight and 65 as well as charting and handling new client inquiries. Hours will vary but currently average 15 per week. Candidates must be able to work independently using basic computer programs and online Quickbooks service after training with software. Experience working with eating disorders is desirable. 
Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to
Closing Date: August 29th, 2014

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Olympic Education Program Lead. 8/15/14
USADA is seeking a program lead to serve as a primary contributor to develop and implement educational initiatives to ensure the USADA Registered Testing Pool (RTP) athletes, coaches, NGBs and athlete support personnel receive communication and educational resources to ensure compliance. This position serves as a lead project manager for specific education projects, including multimedia and online education.
Requirements: B.S./B.A. degree and minimum of two years related work experience

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. TrueSport Content Lead. 8/15/14
USADA is seeking a strategist to be responsible for coordinating, and developing content and content strategy designed to inspire future generations of athletes by championing a positive youth sport experience. The TrueSport Editor will collaborate with a  team of content contributors and web and social media professionals to produce material from multiple sources for online delivery and monitoring. 
Requirements: B.S./B.A. and 1 to 2 years experience in English, journalism or communication or related field

Philadelphia, PA. Performance Culinary Positions in Corporate Wellness. 7/23/14
All positions will work as an integrative performance team with a performance dietitian and the organization to ensure the dietary needs of clients are being met.  Current openings include: Executive Performance Chef, Performance Sous Chef, Performance Culinary Intern


Graduate Assistant and Internship Positions

Virginia Tech University Sports Nutrition Graduate Assistantship. 8/15/14
The VT sports nutrition GA position includes a full two-year scholarship to complete a master's degree and gain experience working in collegiate sports nutrition. Classes are online and completed at the convenience of the student to allow for maximal experience within the athletics department. The GA will work daily in the sports nutrition office assisting the director of sports nutrition. Hours vary weekly, with a minimum of 30 hours per week, including nights and weekends. Start date is January 12th, 2015. 
Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Jennie Zabinsky at, (540) 231-9910.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in nutrition/dietetics with RD credential (or eligible to apply), sports nutrition experience, acceptance into VT graduate school (do not need to apply prior to submitting application)
Closing Date:
October 10th, 2017

Virginia Tech University Sports Nutrition Internship. 8/15/14
The VT sports nutrition internship is a paid internship lasting between four and ten months with a minimum of 25 hours per week. The intern will work daily in the sports nutrition office assisting the director of sports nutrition. Preferred start date is August, 25th, 2014.
Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Jennie Zabinsky at, (540) 231-9910.
Requirements: Completed or currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program studying nutrition/dietetics or related field, sports nutrition experience, ability to work a non-standard work week
Closing Date
: Until position is filled 

University of Louisville Sports Nutrition Internship. 8/15/14
The University of Louisville performance nutrition department is accepting applications for three full-time sports nutrition interns lasting ten months in duration. These positions will require assisting sports medicine staff, strength and conditioning coaches, sports coaches and administrators in providing nutrition services to student athletes. Positions will begin as soon as possible. 
Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Brooke Helms at, (502) 852-7057.
Requirements; Bachelor's degree in nutrition and completion of dietetic internship, ability to work non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends and holidays. 
Closing Date: Until position is filled

EXOS Internships. Fall 2014. 8/1/14 
EXOS, formerly Athlete's Performance, has openings at their Phoenix, Ariz., Gulf Breeze, Fla., Frisco, Tex., Los Angeles, Cal. and Raleigh, N.C. locations. These are unpaid academic internships that last approximately 16 weeks taking place during typical school semester schedules. Click here for more information or contact Steve Moser at, (716) 531-6636.

USOC. Sports Nutrition Intern Volunteer. 7/30/14
USOC is looking for an intern to assist in the day-to-day execution of nutrition services for residential athletes, traveling athletes and staff at the the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. Requires time commitment of at least eight hours per week for at least 6 months and RD credential or student pursuing BS or MS in nutrition sciences/dietetics. 

Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, email a brief statement of interest and resume to or call 719-866-2114.

. Sports Dietitian Internship. 
Assist the Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in evaluation and management of the nutrition services provided to student-athletes from assigned sports teams. Job responsibilities include the following: provide nutrition assessment (dietary and anthropometric); maintain nutrition care plans, gain knowledge of state-of-the-art technological methods of nutrition assessment and behavior change with application to a specific target population. Act as an additional nutrition resource for staff athletic trainers, athletic performance coaches, coaches, other athletic department staff, medical staff and ASUCLA food service personnel.  Click here to download more information.

Culinary internships from Johnson & Wales University offer Major League Possibilities.  Click here to download information. 

ACEND Internship Opportunities with Specialization in Sports Nutrition

Ohio State University Medical Dietetics is approved to offer two internships to specialize in Sports Nutrition while accomplishing the ACEND Internship requirements to qualify to take the National Registration exam.  Interns will work in a variety of rotations to accomplish the required objectives, but the experience will focus on sports nutrition opportunities at the university, in the community and schools, as well as food service in athletics.  Only students intending  a career in sports nutrition should apply to this specific program.  Applications are accepted through DICAS using matching code 704.  This is a MS Combined program and students are required to finish the Masters.  Click here to learn more. 
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