Before you apply for the Site Preceptor Pathway at Meredith College, you should:
Group A completes their foodservice and clinical rotation August-December, 2021 and their intern-identified rotations January-May 2022
Group B completes their intern-identified rotations August-December 2021 and their foodservice and clinical rotations January-May 2022
Group C completes their intern-identified rotations between August 2021-April 2022, and completes their foodservice and clinical rotation May-September 2022
To apply for this pathway, follow this Application Checklist.
Application materials for the Dietetic Internship at Meredith should be complete and submitted to the Meredith College Site Preceptor Pathway DICAS (Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services) by the February 15 deadline.
Applications are considered ready for review after all materials listed have been submitted:
The following information is required when applying to the Meredith College DI:
Please note: the application fee is in addition to the DICAS and D&D Digital fees.
About the Requirements
Personal Statement (Letter format, 1000 word maximum)
Questions to be addressed in the personal statement include:
Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended should be sent postmarked by the February 15 deadline to:
DICAS – Transcript Dept.
PO Box 9118
Watertown, MA 02472
Declaration of Intent to Complete Degree or Verification Statement
A valid Declaration of Intent to Complete Degree or Verification Statement from an ACEND accredited DPD must be submitted before the applicant can begin the internship.
Recommendations should be entered through DICAS
Three are required, including one from the program director of your didactic program in dietetics; one from a professor in foods and nutrition or related area; and one from an employer or supervisor or a professor in foods and nutrition. If desired, the DPD Letter of Recommendation may be emailed directly from the DPD Director to the DI Director, or it may be sent US mail along with the application fee to Meredith College. The DPD letter of Recommendation should include:
The prospective intern’s ability to successfully complete the DI Program
The prospective intern’s leadership abilities and potential
A non-refundable application fee of $60, payable by check or money order and made out to Meredith College.
It is strongly recommended that you send your application fee with a trackable system such as FedEx, Registered US Mail or UPS. Applications received without an application fee payment will not be reviewed.
Mrs. Cathie Ostrowski, MS, RD, LDN, FAND
Director, Dietetic Internship Program
Department of Nutrition, Health & Human Performance
3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
TOEFL scores, for international students only
Participation in National D&D Digital Systems Computer Matching
Applications are evaluated based on the following criteria:
Martin Hall, Suite 233
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