Benefits and Expenses

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


  • 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


  • Fees $1,000 - non-refundable (includes Dayton Dietetic Association fee, OAND meeting registration, Educational Expenses for internship, drug testing, 1set scrubs)
  • Academy Student Membership fee $50
  • Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics meeting lodging/food approx. $250
  • Housing per month $270 - $600.  Interns make their own housing arrangements
  • Utilities per month $50 - $100
  • Phone per month varies
  • Health Insurance varies, interns arrange their own plan
  • Car insurance varies, interns arrange
  • Parking Fees $10 - $50 total estimated for offsite parking
  • 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 will 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.