Victorian Institute of Sport

VIS Sports Nutrition Intern

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic, aspiring Sports Dietitian to join the VIS Nutrition Team, to gain valuable practical experience in preparing elite athletes and working alongside some of Australia’s leading Sports Dietitians.

The successful candidate will work within the VIS nutrition team to help us educate our athletes by developing and running practical workshops and displays, engaging in social media, developing resources and other activities as required.  The candidate will also be required to provide support to the department on relevant projects.

It will be highly regarded if the applicant has completed the 4 day SDA Sports Nutrition Course, with a minimum of ISAK Level 1 accreditation and a working with children check.  To complement this experience you will also need to possess outstanding communication skills, be self-motivated, able to work in an integrated environment and above all, be focused on athlete wellbeing at all times.

This voluntary (unpaid) placement is for approximately 4-8 hours per week, over a 12 month period, commencing in July 2018.  The position is flexible, however will be predominately based at the Victorian Institute of Sport in Albert Park with occasional visits to outside training venues.

Please refer to the VIS Nutrition Position Description and Key selection criteria for all details.

Applications to be made to Kylie Andrew, VIS Sports Nutrition Coordinator at the VIS, via email at

Applications, including cover letter and CV must be received by no later than COB Friday 8th June.  


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