Application Process

Application Process

The Emory Hospitals Dietetic Internship participates in the online centralized application process, DICAS. There are three steps to complete the application process: 1. DICAS online, 2. Supplemental Emory Hospitals application, 3. D&D Digital computer matching.

DICAS Online

  • DICAS can be accessed from
  • Email The online application must be completed by 11:59 pm Central Time on February 15, 2017 for the spring match process. Check the DICAs website for more information.
  • The fee for DICAS is $40 for the first application and $20 for each additional application.
  • On the DICAS application, applicants will be asked to complete a personal statement of up to 1000 words. Items that should be addressed in the statement include:

1. Why you want to enter the profession of dietetics
2. Experiences that have helped to prepare you for an internship
3. Short and long term goals for your career
4. Strengths and areas where improvement is needed

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to:

DICAS - Transcript Dept.
POB 9118
Watertown, MA 02472

  • When completing the application form, you must include the name and contact information for each reference, including email addresses.  This will trigger an email to the reference asking them to complete a reference form online.
  • The same references need to be used for each application.

Emory Hospitals Supplemental Application Form

Complete the Emory Hospitals supplemental application form and send it with the $65 application fee (made payable to Emory University Hospital) to:

Lynne Ometer, MS, MHA, RD, LD
Food and Nutrition Services Department FG-06
Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

The application and fee must be postmarked by February 15, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to send their application fee via certified mail.

Computer Matching: D&D Digital

Register online for computer matching with D&D Digital Systems at Register and select your dietetic internship choices by 11:59 pm Central Time on February 15, 2017. There is a $50 computer matching fee that is payable when you make your selections.  See the D&D Digital site for the deadline on changes of priority rankings.

D&D Digital Systems
Suite 301
304 Main Street
Ames, IA  50010

Second Round Match Process

If open internship slots remain following the first round match, the program will first offer any available slot(s) to applicants initially ranked by the program who did not match to another program. Following this process, the program will accept applications to fill any remaining slots through DICAS. For consideration, completed applications will be due in DICAS by 12:00 pm Central Time on April __, 2017.  Invitations to fill any open slots will be extended by no later than April __, 2017.

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