Internship Curriculum Rotations

Dietetic Internship Experience Hours

  1. Clinical (14 weeks = 496 hours)
  2. Community (11 weeks = 400 hours) 
  3. Food Service (8 weeks = 256 hours)
  4. Elective rotation (2 weeks = 64 hours)
  5. Staff Relief (2 weeks = 64 hours)

Total = 1280 hours

 

Sample Calendar and Rotation Schedule

Fall Semester 1

  • Program Orientation
  • Fall courses begin
  • Final Exams

Spring Semester 1

  • Orientation
  • 4 weeks Inpatient Food Service
  • 8 weeks MNT 
  • 1 week Community Nutrition

Summer Semester 1

  • 6 weeks MNT
  • 6 weeks Community Nutrition

Fall Semester 2

  • 4 weeks Retail Food Service
  • 4 weeks Community Nutrition
  • 2 weeks Planned Staff Relief
  • 2 weeks Elective
  • Final Exams