Benefits and Expenses

Find information on the Dietetic Internship program at Premier Health with benefits and expenses below:

Benefits

  • Training in an innovative, 1100 bed, Level I Trauma Center, teaching hospital system.
  • Free parking at Premier Health and most affiliates
  • One free meal ($10 or current hospital rate) each work day at Premier Health Facilities.
  • Use of the MVH medical library
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Background check completed through the University of Dayton Master’s of Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Use of the hospital's internet service
  • Free TB test and flu vaccine
  • Chalk and Wire Portfolio Interaction

Expenses

  • Fees $2,000 - non-refundable (includes Dayton Dietetic Association fee, OAND meeting registration, Educational Expenses for internship, drug testing, 1 set scrubs)
  • Academy Student Membership fee $50
  • Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics meeting lodging/food approx. $250
  • Physical and baseline immunizations (usually previously administered)
  • Housing per month $270 - $600.  Interns make their own housing arrangements
  • Utilities per month $50 - $100, varies
  • Phone per month varies, individual plan
  • Health Insurance varies, interns arrange their own plan
  • Car insurance varies, interns arrange
  • Parking Fees up to $10 - $50 total estimated for offsite parking, typically free
  • Additional scrubs approx. $50 per set
  • Gasoline per year varies depending on living location and type of car
  • Financial aid is not available from Premier for dietetic interns. Loan deferments may be available for student loans depending on the lender. Assistance can be provided in the form of documentation of enrollment in the Dietetic Internship Program.

Transportation - Interns must provide their own transportation to off-site facilities. A valid Driver’s License is required. Mileage is not reimbursed.

Financial Aid

There are many resources to help students in need pay for college. You may be able to obtain a grant or scholarship from a corporation, community or civic group, philanthropic or religious organization or directly from the school or college you are interested in attending. Federal grants and low-interest loans may also be available through the University of Dayton as well.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation offers scholarships to encourage eligible students to enter the field of dietetics. Student members of the Academy enrolled in their junior year in an ACEND-accredited or approved program may apply for a Foundation scholarship. Scholarships are also available for student members in ACEND-accredited dietetic internships and graduate studies. Contact the Academy's Accreditation and Education Programs Team (800/877-1600, ext. 5400 or [email protected]) for Foundation scholarship information.

Updated July 2020