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Dietetic Internship

Community Nutrition Rotations

THE TOTAL LENGTH OF COMMUNITY ROTATIONS IS APPROXIMATELY 4 WEEKS.


Interns will observe and assist care givers in the following community facilities:

  • Tapestry of Health which includes Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • Schools
  • Long Term Care
  • Community Hospital

Interns will develop consumer writing skills by creating a review article of a popular nutrition book for the Nutrition News and Views newsletter. To enhance public speaking skills, interns are involved in presenting nutrition lectures and programs in the community and during National Nutrition Month health promotions. Interns will also select a professional and community organization to serve on the board and participate in established planning meetings.