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Nutrition Graduate Intern, Chartwells Higher Ed / University of North Carolina - Charlotte

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • Charlotte

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  • You must have excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills. Show basic nutrition knowledge, culinary skills, and Canva design. Be proactive, professional, reliable, and collaborative. Be open to feedback and commit to 15 hours per week. Have reliable transportation.
  • You will plan, execute wellness events, develop promotional materials, conduct audits, collaborate with team, assist marketing, provide nutrition education, and create graphics for dining services events.


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Customer service experience or knowledge is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Demonstrate interest and basic knowledge in the field of nutrition.
  • Culinary skills are a plus.
  • Basic Canva design skills
  • Prior marketing-related experience
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic, providing assistance and support to coworkers
  • Take initiative to research information using evidence-based platforms provided by the registered dietitian when lacking knowledge in a certain area.
  • Act professionally, arriving to work with a positive attitude and readiness to support, serve, and collaborate with other team members.
  • Be reliable in meeting deadlines and effectively communicate needs to supervisor and other team members.
  • Accept constructive criticism and feedback, and apply it to improve performance.
  • Commit to working a minimum of 15 hours per week unless determined otherwise by the supervisor.
  • The preferred candidate should possess reliable transportation for commuting to various campus locations and traveling 5 miles


  • Plan, organize, and execute monthly wellness events and Teaching Kitchen programs
  • Develop wellness promotional materials and event calendars
  • Conduct audits of food allergy stations and menu signage
  • Collaborate closely with the campus dining management team to organize and execute events and wellness projects seamlessly.
  • Provide support to the marketing department by assisting with nutrition-related promotions and projects
  • Attend meetings or other events as required to stay informed and contribute to team discussions.
  • Contact student and faculty members who have requested private teaching kitchens, and provide recipe suggestions based on their preferences, taking into account any food allergies or dietary restrictions.
  • Develop comprehensive shopping lists and coordinate with campus chefs to acquire necessary ingredients for events and programs.
  • Create visually appealing graphics to advertise dining services events and initiatives across campus.
  • Deliver credible nutrition education and engaging wellness programs to promote healthy eating habits and overall well-being among students and staff.


What is the pay range for the Nutrition Graduate Intern position at Chartwells Higher Ed / University of North Carolina - Charlotte?

The pay range for the Nutrition Graduate Intern position is $12.00 per hour.

What are the essential job duties and responsibilities for the Nutrition Graduate Intern at Chartwells Higher Ed / University of North Carolina - Charlotte?

The essential job duties and responsibilities for the Nutrition Graduate Intern include planning and executing wellness events, developing promotional materials, conducting audits of food allergy stations, collaborating with the management team, providing support to the marketing department, attending meetings, developing shopping lists, creating graphics for advertising events, and delivering credible nutrition education programs.

What are the expectations for the Nutrition Graduate Intern at Chartwells Higher Ed / University of North Carolina - Charlotte?

The expectations for the Nutrition Graduate Intern include having excellent communication skills, customer service experience, strong interpersonal skills, interest and basic knowledge in nutrition, culinary skills (a plus), basic Canva design skills, prior marketing-related experience, professionalism, reliability in meeting deadlines, acceptance of constructive criticism, commitment to working a minimum of 15 hours per week, and possessing reliable transportation for commuting.

What is the application deadline for the Nutrition Graduate Intern position at Chartwells Higher Ed / University of North Carolina - Charlotte?

Applications for the Nutrition Graduate Intern position are accepted ongoing until all openings are filled. If an applicant is declined due to the position being filled, they may still be considered for future opportunities and are always welcome to reapply.

What is Compass Group's commitment to diversity and inclusion for the Nutrition Graduate Intern position at Chartwells Higher Ed / University of North Carolina - Charlotte?

Compass Group is committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

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As the recognized leader in the higher education contract foodservice market, and an operating sector of Compass Group North America, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services partners with over 300 colleges and universities of all sizes across the United States. Chartwells is proud to help its partners by managing foodservice operations more efficiently and profitably while growing sustainably to help colleges and universities retain and recruit students. We're chefs, interaction facilitators and food enthusiasts with a knack for drawing people together. Through our cuisine, community, talent, global resources and flexibility, we have the power to nourish and inspire. Our dining programs bring students together and serve as centers of academic life on the campuses we serve. Chartwells is committed to ensuring that clients and guests receive the highest quality, nutritious cuisine and service they deserve. From global cuisine prepared fresh in dynamic, resident dining venues to favorite retail restaurant brands, event catering, concessions, vending and food trucks, Chartwells ensures that each hungry guest dining on campus is satisfied. Chartwells embraces diversity and inclusion and is committed to recruiting and developing individuals interested in a career in the foodservice and hospitality industry. Contact us to become part of the Chartwells family today.