Dietetic Internship Program Application Processing

Find information on how to apply for a Dietetic Internship at Premier health below.

  • PH selection committee reviews and ranks applicants accepted by UD on the basis of their application packet. Interviews are not conducted.
  • Students must have a bachelor's degree from a US regionally accredited college or university, or a foreign equivalent and be accepted into the University of Dayton Master’s Program.
  • Course work must meet the current academic requirements of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
  • Selection of interns for appointment to the program is based on scholastic performance; honors and extracurricular activities; demonstrated leadership; paid and volunteer work experience; potential for successful completion of program; letters of reference; and a personal statement.
  • An overall grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required. A DPD, GPA of at least 3.0 is required.
  • Prior to admission to the program, a final transcript and the ACEND form for Verification of Completion of ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics for Membership and Eligibility for the Registration Examination for Dietitians must be submitted.
  • Dietetic interns will be appointed on a nondiscriminatory basis, with opportunities available to all regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran's status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information or other protected characteristics. 
  • Interns are not classified as employees, do not receive a stipend, and therefore, are not covered by Worker's Compensation or eligible for health insurance.