Career Opportunities In Corporate Wellness

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Have you ever thought about the career opportunities in the employee benefits space of corporate wellness? Join Dianne Koehler and Emma Tekstra as they dive into corporate wellness programs and the career opportunities for NTI grads in the corporate wellness space. This episode provides great insight into how you can use your certification in the employee benefits space. Emma even provides the names of companies to look into! 

Career Opportunities in Corporate Wellness Mini-Course:

Emma is also hosting a 2-part workshop with us where she will do a deep dive into all things corporate wellness! Learn from an expert in the field about the opportunities for a career in the fast-growing world of corporate wellness including the components of a best practice corporate wellness program and the different roles that a background in nutrition equips you for.

About Emma Tekstra

Emma Tekstra, FIA, is a global health consultant and independent health researcher, passionate about helping companies and individuals understand what truly creates health and wellbeing. As a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, Emma is deeply rooted in the data and science of the human body and what makes it tick or break down.

In 2023, Emma left her corporate job after 25 years to become an independent consultant and author. Emma blogs regularly on nutrition and other topics. You can read more about Emma, her upcoming book, and sign up for her blog on her website. She’s also on Instagram and Linkedin.

Emma and Dianne discuss career opportunities in the corporate wellness space:

  • 02:30 – Emma’a professional and personal background
  • 06:40 – How Emma’s work history provided her insights into health and wellness
  • 13:40 – What a good corporate wellness program should include
  • 18:18 – More and more employers are recognizing the importance of a wellness program
  • 22:08 – Opportunities for NTI grads in the corporate wellness space
  • 37:07 – Why Emma left her corporate job and what she’s doing now
  • 40:10 – How you can keep up with Emma

Here’s a list of the vendors that Emma mentioned as examples of companies offering wellness services to corporate employers. In the nutrition-first category: Foodsmart, Season, Eat Love and Atuvera. More weight-loss focused: Monj Health and Real Appeal. Digestive health: Oshi. Diabetes reversal: Livongo, Vida, Omada and Virta.  And then the broader functional medicine solutions like Ciba, Parsley Health, Well Theory and MyMee.

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More on career opportunities for Nutrition Therapists:

What Can I Do With My Nutrition Therapist Master Certification?

Back to School: How NTI is Helping Me Shift Careers

Learn more about NTI and our holistic nutrition training!

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