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Specifics from the dietetic internship application will be utilized to determine suitable candidates for acceptance into the internship program as follows:

  • A minimum overall GPA score of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and a minimum GPA score of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in DPD nutrition-related courses
  • Three letters of recommendation from: DPD instructors, employers, advisors or other supervisors of studies or work
  • A personal statement (in 1000 words or less) which outlines:
    • Rationale for entering the dietetic profession and seeking admission to this program
    • Experiences that have assisted in preparation for the dietetics profession
    • Short-term and long-term goals
    • Strengths and areas of improvement
  • Resume documenting volunteer, work and life experiences, awards, achievements and any other information that would contribute to the uniqueness of the candidate.