American Society For Nutrition

Young Professionals

Young Professionals

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

ASN is a dynamic home for postdoctorates, medical residents, junior faculty, and other young professionals who have completed a nutrition or related degree with the past five years. ASN is committed to bringing together the world's top nutrition medical practitioners, researchers, policy makers and industry leaders to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals. All of our young investigator and clinician members benefit greatly from ASN membership.

Learn from other emerging leaders in the field of nutrition, as well as established professionals and researchers. ASN offers young professionals networking, professional development, and many other benefits. By joining ASN, you will have access to a wide variety of resources to enhance your career.

ASN advantages for young professionals enable you to:

  • Receive 12 months of membership for only $60
  • Apply for awards designed to support young investigators
  • Participate in competitions and travel grant programs, such as the Postdoctoral Research Award endowed by DuPont Nutrition and Health
  • Apply for positions listed on the ASN job board
  • Be informed of grant, scholarship and internship opportunities
  • Leverage career resources through ASN's alliance with the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
  • Benefit from joint efforts with the National Postdoctoral Association and other organizations
  • Access free online content for our three top-rated nutrition and dietetic journals.

To learn more about ASN Young Professional Membership, please see our ASN Advantages for Young Professionals flyer. 

ASN members, please click here to log in to the members' only area.

Learn more about ASN's Early Career Nutrition (ECN) Interest Group, a special community which brings together more than 400 young professional members of our society. Please contact Dr. Pao Ying Hsiao, ECN Interest Group Chair, with questions.

ASN supports the efforts of other societies, foundations and organizations to offer opportunities specifically for students, postdoctorates, and young investigators - please view the listings on the Opportunities page.