Dietetics

Dietetic Internship Program Overview

Internship Components: Community dietetics, clinical dietetics, and food service management are all major areas of emphasis. Interns rotate through various sites including: medical centers, university food services, long-term care facilities, local health departments, local school district, a diabetes center, nephrology center, 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. Interns work in facilities Tuesday through Friday, and Monday is spent in seminar. Travel time has not been included, but some rotations are 20-50 miles away.

 


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