Student hosts have the rare opportunity to network with peers behind the scenes, engage with Academy staff, and meet leaders in the profession all while volunteering in person at the 2023 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo® (FNCE®). In return for 6-8 hours of onsite work, Student Hosts will be randomly selected to receive a reduced student member registration of $35 for FNCE® 2023. For more information, please review the following critical dates and frequently asked questions.
- Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at 5 p.m. Central
- Notification of Acceptance Status: Wednesday, August 9, 2023
- FNCE® Student Host Registration: August 10–September 8, 2023
IMPORTANT: See Frequently Asked Questions regarding student host applicant instructions
Frequently Asked Questions
All student category members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for the June 1, 2023 – May 31, 2024, membership year are eligible for a student host role at FNCE®.
Yes. Student membership will be verified prior to consideration of acceptance. If you need to reactivate your student membership, please see the Academy’s membership section.
Yes. All student host roles require in-person participation at FNCE® in Denver.
After notifications are sent on August 9. Special instructions are provided to all student host applicants to register at the appropriate discounted rate.
Yes! If selected, the difference in the student registration fee will be refunded within 4 to 6 weeks.
It means your application was not randomly selected. It is not a reflection of your ability to be a great host! Student hosts are selected through a lottery system. If you weren’t selected this year, you could still register with Early Bird pricing until September 8 for the best price.
Yes. Mandatory online training will be provided to all student hosts prior to arriving in Denver.
Yes. All eligible student members are encouraged to apply. Please be realistic about your anticipated availability if your schedule is still unknown.