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Department of Human Nutrition

Dietetic Internship

2015 UPDATE: Interviews for qualified candidates will be scheduled on Friday March 13, 2015

The Department offers a competitive dietetic internship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics or ACEND for men and women desiring a professional career in the rapidly growing field of nutrition and dietetics. The Winthrop University (WU) dietetic internship provides a 1200-hour supervised program with an emphasis in nutrition therapy, for both inpatient and outpatient care. Interns in the WU dietetic internship complete rotations during the fall and spring semesters in the Carolinas over a 36 week timeframe. Interns work with outstanding practitioners with diverse academic and professional backgrounds, many of whom have active leadership role in the region. This internship is ideal for individuals who can work independently and are self-directed learners.  For more detailed information please see the links below including the application checklist and FAQ.

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Application Checklist for Internship

Application Deadline

Dietetic Internship Handbook (pdf - 259 KB)


Early Acceptance/Preselect Option

Early Acceptance Option Checklist

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

Financial Aid


Mission Statement and Goals

Program Expenses


Selection Criteria