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Dietetic Internship Program

Admission Requirements

The following are considered when ranking applicants:

  • Academic ability
  • Written communication skills
  • Experience (work and volunteer related to the field and/or experience that has contributed to the applicant’s personal growth and has involved a fair degree of responsibility or decision-making)
  • Sense of direction/commitment to a career in the field of nutrition and dietetics
  • Leadership ability
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Recommendations (as included in the application)
  • GRE scores are not required - those with GRE scores are welcome to include them if desired
  • Virtual interviews will be scheduled in March 2025. Persons invited to interview will be notified in March 2025. Being selected or not selected to interview does not guarantee a candidate will or will not be ranked and does not guarantee the ranking order.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Persons matched through the application process must provide the following prior to being formally admitted to the program:

  • $830 deposit – due when accepting the match
  • Verification statement from an ACEND-accredited DPD program
  • Official final transcript from a bachelor's degree program
  • Proof of a graduate degree or verification that 80% of graduate course work is completed and the graduate degree will be completed within 57 weeks of the start of the internship program.
  • Negative drug screen results
  • Successful background check results
  • Proof of all required immunizations
    • Documentation of Hepatitis B series (3 doses) and a Hepatitis B titer
    • Documentation of MMR series (2 doses) or Rubeola, Rubella, Mumps titers
    • Documentation of VZV series (2 doses) or VZV titer (chicken pox)
    • TB status documentation
    • Influenza vaccine is provided by Emory Healthcare in the fall.  
  • Final internship fee payment in the amount of $7470 - due by August 13, 2025

The program complies with EEOC law regarding discrimination against protected classes of individuals or any individual.