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Nutrition Management

Dietetic Internship Placement

The Dietetic Internship provides students with the opportunity to gain the necessary competency for careers as entry-level dietitians. The Internship builds upon the foundation, knowledge, and skills students have acquired from accredited didactic programs in dietetics. The programs includes a minimum 1200 hours of supervised practice experience in the areas of clinical nutrition, community nutrition and food management.  Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians offered through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Successful completion of the RD exam is usually a prerequisite for state licensure or certification.

Students complete a separate application for the Dietetic Internships in their senior year and placement is made by a computer matching process. Acceptance into a Dietetic Internship is highly competitive and is not guaranteed. For more information about location and other requirements of the Internships please check

Most recent placements of RIT students have been to the following Dietetic Internships:

Syracuse University D'Youville College Columbia Presbyterian
Morrison Chartwells University of Massachusetts University of Maryland Medical Center
Cornell University Massachusetts General Hospital C.W. Post
University of Buffalo Southern Regional Medical Center University of New Hampshire
University of Maryland –Baltimore Sage College Brigham and Woman's Hospital
University of Kentucky University of South Dakota California Polytechnical- Ponoma
Sodexo Health Care Services Mid-Atlantic –Wellness Simmons College  


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