Dietitian and Nutritionist Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Dietitian and Nutritionist interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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What diet would you recommend to an elderly female, who has just gone through breast cancer treatments?

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List of 25 Dietitian and Nutritionist Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What diet would you recommend to an elderly female, who has just gone through breast cancer treatments?

  2. 2.

    What area of medical nutrition therapy interests you the most?

  3. 3.

    Have you ever considered continuing your nutrition education in a particular specialty?

  4. 4.

    Tell me about your most difficult patient/client.

  5. 5.

    No one can be an expert in everything. What are some of the things that you would like to learn more about?

  6. 6.

    Tell me about yourself.

  7. 7.

    When did you realize you wanted to be a Dietitian?

  8. 8.

    How do you continue your education in nutrition, outside of the classroom?

  9. 9.

    What was the most recent dietitian study you have read?

  10. 10.

    Why would you be the best Dietitian for our hospital?

  11. 11.

    If a physician requested a patient receive more Vitamin D, what foods would you recommend?

  12. 12.

    Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

  13. 13.

    What kinds of projects do you most enjoy working on?

  14. 14.

    How would you describe your counseling style?

  15. 15.

    How do you keep current on the changing science of nutrition?

  16. 16.

    Which parts of your current position bring you the most stress?

  17. 17.

    What do you think are the most important skills or traits for a dietitian or nutritionist to have?

  18. 18.

    How do you deal with work stress?

  19. 19.

    What are your salary expectations?

  20. 20.

    Why should we hire you?

  21. 21.

    What questions do you have for me?

  22. 22.

    When have you had to adapt your workload due to increasing demand from your supervisors?

  23. 23.

    Have you progressed in your dietician career as you have expected?

  24. 24.

    Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?

  25. 25.

    Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?