Nutrition and Dietetics - Dietetic Internship - Selection Criteria

Application Requirements

  • Completion of an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program
  • Acceptance to the College of Graduate Studies
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in a foodservice or clinical setting
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.2 in DPD (on a 4.0 scale) *
  • Current Immaculata University graduate students must have a minimum grade of "B" in required courses and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

           *May be waived for a student who has completed at least 12 graduate credits with a minimum GPA of 3.25


Desirable Achievements

  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in a clinical setting (can include shadowing a clinical R.D.)
  • Experience (paid or volunteer) in community nutrition
  • Graduate coursework with excellent grades (A or A-)
  • Fluency in a foreign language or American sign language

Selection is based on:

  • Scholastic achievement
  • Work experience
  • Recommendations
  • Leadership ability
  • Written communication skills
  • Interview

A selection committee reviews applications and participates in interviews and the final selections.

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