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

2 weeks MNT 

6 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