Dietetic Internship Application



The Dietetic Internship Program uses the online centralized internship application DICAS

Applicants must create an account with DICAS. The application includes, but is not limited to, the following components:

  • DICAS application
  • Official transcripts
  • References
  • Personal Statement

Applicants must also complete our program-specific supplemental application. The supplemental application must be uploaded to DICAS as a PDF. Please review the sections below for more information on the personal statement and supplemental application.

Personal Statement

Applicants should address the following questions in the personal statement submitted through DICAS:

  • Why do you want to enter the nutrition and dietetics profession?
  • Discuss experiences that have helped to prepare you for a career in nutrition and dietetics
  • What are your short-term and long-term professional goals?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses or areas needing improvement?

Supplemental Application

Applicants applying to the dietetic internship must complete a supplemental application form. 

Dietetic Internship Supplemental Application 


Applicants to the OHSU Dietetic Internship Program must participate in computer matching through D&D Digital


Application Fee

Applicants to the Dietetic Internship Program must submit a $50.00 application fee. Checks should be made payable to the Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition and must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2014.  Applications will not be considered if the application fee is late. Checks should be sent to the following address:

Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition
Mail Code: GH207
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Note: Applicants applying to both the Dietetic Internship Program and Combined MS/DI should submit only one application fee in the amount of $50.00.



Applicants may receive a request for a brief telephone interview with the Dietetic Internship Director; however, an applicant who is not contacted for a telephone interview should not assume that he/she has been dismissed from consideration by the program.


Title IX and Equal Opportunity

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Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment Regulation Federal regulations required disclosure of certain information for graduate certificate programs that the U.S. Department of Education defines as Gainful Employment programs.  See below for information on the U.S. Department of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification, program length, on-time completion rate, median loan debt, as well as other information.

Gainful Employment Disclosure