Dietetic Internship Program Overview


Internship Components: Community is the program emphasis, however, interns also spend time in clinic and food service rotations.  Interns rotate through various sites including: medical centers, long-term care facilities, local health departments, local school districts, a diabetes centers, dialysis centers, and out-patient clinics.
Number of Positions: There are eighteen (18) internship positions - Eight (8) interns in Meridian/Treasure Valley, and ten (10) interns in Pocatello (2 of whom will complete rotations in Twin Falls, Idaho)
Selection Process: Applicants are primarily ranked according to their grade point average (minimum 3.0), work experience and references. Finalists will go through a 15-20 minute interview.
Internship Length: The length of the internship is two academic semesters: Fall (August through mid-December) and Spring (mid-January through mid-May).
Weekly Time Requirement: Approximately 40 hours-per-week are spent in seminars and rotations. An additional 20 hours-per-week are usually required for preparation and completing assignments.  Monday is spent in seminar and Interns work in facilities Tuesday through Friday.  Travel time has not been included, but some rotations are 20-50 miles away.


Dietetic Programs

(208) 282-5719

(208) 282-3937

Garrison 603 (physical address)

921 South 8th Avenue, Stop 8117 (mailing address)

Idaho State University Pocatello, ID 83209-8117

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ACEND: Accreditation Council For Education in Nutrition and Dietetics with in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

800/877-1600, ext. 5400
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921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209

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