Applications are due the second Monday of November.
An early acceptance ("pre-select") option is available for Winthrop University's Dietetic Internship for applicants holding a DPD verification statement from Winthrop University's Department of Human Nutrition. Up to eight applicants may be recommended by the department's faculty for early acceptance to the Winthrop Internship. The remaining positions in the Winthrop University (WU) dietetic internship will be filled through computer matching in the spring. Once accepted to the Early Acceptance/Preselect option, applicants must apply to the WU Graduate School Certificate Dietetic Internship program.This option is intended to identify those interns who have demonstrated professional attributes through work experience in dietetics and have the confidence to immediately begin working with patients/managers in a healthcare setting. Not being selected for early acceptance in no way reflects an applicant's eligibility for the internship positions which will be filled through the regular spring matching process. In deciding whether to admit an applicant for early acceptance, internship faculty strongly consider an applicant's previous dietetics-related work experience as well as his or her professional attributes. The intern considered for early acceptance should be able to demonstrate that he or she is a self-directed learner, an effective communicator, and has the ability to work as a team player in the area of dietetics.
Experience interacting with patients and/or residents in a healthcare setting is strongly recommended. The application packet for early admission should be contained in a manila envelope and include the following materials (see early acceptance checklist on this website):
Applicants must meet with the Internship Director to obtain application materials for early acceptance. All materials are to be submitted in the fall during the academic year prior to the fall when the internship starts and no later than the designated deadline.
Eligibility Requirements and Selection