Dietetic Internship Mission Statement
The Meredith College Dietetic Internship Program builds on the academic preparation of the Didactic Program in Dietetics by providing supervised practice experiences in clinical nutrition, public health nutrition and food service management. The program cultivates entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists who are eligible for the Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam. Using evidence-based learning and application, Dietetic Interns will strive for professional competence, leadership roles and service to the community.
- The program will produce competent graduates that are ready for entry-level positions in the field of nutrition/dietetics, and/or advanced degree programs in nutrition, dietetics, or related fields.
- The program will produce graduates that provide leadership or service, professionally or in the community.
The Meredith College Dietetic Internship program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics www.eatrightpro.org/acend.
Meredith College admits a maximum of 13 interns. Visit:
Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP)
Meredith College admits a maximum of 20 interns. Visit: meredith.edu/dietetic-internship/dietetic-internship- individualized-supervised-practice-pathways
Site Preceptor Pathway (SPP)
Meredith College admits a maximum of 12 interns. Visit: meredith.edu/dietetic-internship/dietetic-internship-site-preceptor-pathway for more details
Certification of Program Completion
The intern who successfully completes the Dietetic Internship program will receive a Program Verification Statement signed by the Program Director. This allows the intern to be eligible to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam for Dietitian Nutritionists.
Program of Study
Interns are required to complete six internship rotations as listed below. Additionally, interns take two, three-hour graduate-level courses.