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    This position is located in the Food and Nutrition Service, where the incumbent can be assigned in any of the following program areas: Child Nutrition Program, Food Distribution Program, Office of Food Safety, the Office of Supplemental Nutrition and Safety Program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. 

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    As a trainee, performs duties in various specialized areas of nutrition for the purpose of developing knowledge and skills in the profession.  Receives instruction in various specialized areas of nutrition principles and practices; provides support to higher level nutritionists by working on assignments in the administration of nutrition assistance programs, and agency operating procedures; receives formal and on-the job instruction and training designed to familiarize the employee with the functions and operations of the organization, and to provide experience in the practical application of nutrition concepts, principles and techniques.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Currently enrolled students or students accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution in a certificate, degree, or diploma program AND Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree.

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