Students that want to learn more about centralized feeding or sports nutrition research within the Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) Department can enroll in the NTR494 SDA Sports Nutrition Class for next spring, summer and-or fall. This class consist of theory (2-3 hours a week) and 6 hours of volunteering per week. During this 1 credit hour course you will learn more about sports nutrition in the collegiate setting and the Sun Devil Athletics Sports Nutrition Department, under the direction of Director of Sports Nutrition Amber Yudell, MS, RD, CSSD and Dr. Floris Wardenaar, assistant professor in Sports Nutrition at the nutrition program of the College of Health Solutions and Sun Devil Athletics. With a good performance review score at the end of the course there is the option to extend the experience with one or two credits for 6-12 months. The class is setup in a way that we want to build a long term relationship with students that accelerate providing these students with valuable opportunities to stay involved in the organization for a longer period than one semester.
As part of the application process you choose to be part of the centralized feeding options for Sun Devil Student-Athletes or helping out with research activities at the Athleat Field Lab. The centralized feeding facilities include activities in different settings like a nutrition bar, weight room and designated nutrition areas. The Athleat Field Lab focuses on applied research projects relevant for the athletic population.

Study requirements
All students that passed NTR241 can apply for this course. Students applying for a centralized feeding position must have a valid card or certificate issued by an ANSI-accredited food handler training program (such as ServSafe Food Handler) before the course starts. All students that apply for centralized feeding also need to provide an overview of their spring semester availability (Monday-Sunday). Single shifts are scheduled for 6 hours, most of them from 5:30-11.30 am.

Please send an email to Dr. with a short motivation, resume, spring semester availability to apply for this course before 30 November 2018. All applications will be reviewed, candidates that are considered will be asked to fill out an additional Sports Nutrition Intern information sheet that will be send per email. After receiving these documents eligible candidates will be invited for a group interview session with Floris Wardenaar. A maximum of 12-15 students can be enrolled for this class depending on the quality of the applicants.

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