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Dietetic Internship / Individualized Supervised Practice Pathways (ISPPs)

Dietetic Internship Individualized Supervised Practice Pathways

The Meredith College Dietetic Internship is participating in the ISPPs established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). For more information on an ISPP, go to and click on the ISPP link.

Meredith College ISPP accepts applications from potential students that have a valid DPD Verification Form.  Meredith College has been approved to accept 20 ISPP Interns each year.  A new ISPP Cohort will start in July/August of each year. Each intern will be responsible for identifying and setting up his or her own sites >150 miles outside of Raleigh, N.C. Please use this Guidebook when finding intern-identified sites/preceptors.

Please note:  It may be very difficult to find clinical site preceptors in your state.  Plan ahead and make connections as soon as you can.  You may need to consider relocation for some rotations.  Please call the DI Director if you have questions.  

Important Update

The Meredith College ISPP will accept applications via the DICAS System.
Please review our website ISPP admissions information for application requirements.  
Applications will be accepted through DICAS - North Carolina - Meredith College - Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway.

ISPP Application portal opening date is April 8, 2021, 12pm EST. 

Mrs. Cathie Ostrowski at  

Application fee should be mailed to the Program Director (address below).  

Candidates will be accepted until the ISPP is full. 

Contact information:
Mrs. Cathie Ostrowski, MS, RD, LDN, FAND
Dietetic Internship Director
Department of Nutrition, Health & Human Performance
(919) 760-8419 

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Cathie Ostrowski
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