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The University of New Haven’s Dietetic Internship Program was recently granted Candidacy for Accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  1. Students applying to the program for consideration for Fall 2017 admission must use the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS) online internship application system during the post-match application process - April 2017.

After the initial matching period ends, the University of New Haven’s Dietetic Internship Program will consider applications for Fall 2017 admission. D & D Digital will post internship programs with openings on Thursday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time. The University of New Haven’s Dietetic Internship Program will list openings for the fall class of interns.

Second round applications are due on the DICAS site by Saturday, April 8th, 2017. See directions below related to the DICAS process.

DICAS Directions

DICAS fee ($20) to cover the cost of submitting an online application to the University of New Haven via the DICAS system.

  1. As described above, second round applications are due on the DICAS site by Saturday, April 8, 2017

DICAS will make the following accessible to the Dietetic Internship Director and members of the selection committee:

  • Personal Statement (posted on DICAS)
  • Three letters of recommendation (using the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics form) (posted on DICAS)
  • Resume (posted on DICAS)
  • “Declaration of Intent to Complete” or “Verification Statement of Completion of a Didactic Program in Dietetics” (posted on DICAS)
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended (posted on DICAS) 

D & D Digital Computer Matching Service; fee $55.

A Supplemental Application form and non-refundable check for $50.00 to the University of New Haven must be mailed (postmarked by February 15, 2018) to the Program Director, as described on the Supplemental Application Form. Students may be contacted for a phone interview and admission decisions will be made as soon as possible by the selection committee.

Only applications that have paid the application fee to the University of New Haven will be considered.

Any questions about the program can be directed to gchavent@newhaven.edu

*See Program Handbook for 2017-18 admissions requirements and additional information related to the program. 

Additional Information

Scholarships are available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

All students matched to a Dietetic Internship Program must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university or foreign equivalency as evaluated by one of the approved agencies. Upon entry, students must also present a signed Verification Statement from a Didactic Program Director in Nutrition and Dietetics (DPD or DP) assuring didactic requirements were met as established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Please note that in most cases, successful completion of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics will usually lead to verification by the Program Director of the Didactic Program.

Students matched to the University of New Haven’s Dietetic Internship Program must complete required background checks, medical clearances and proof of medical insurance at their own expense prior to entrance into the Dietetic Internship Program. These procedures are explained once students match to the program and must be completed during a specified time period before the program begins.