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Admission Requirements
Applicants must have completed at least a bachelor's degree from a U.S. Regionally Accredited college or university and an ACEND approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and submit a current Verification Statement. The applicant must have worked for the Public Health Foundation Enterprises WIC Program as a Degreed Nutritionist for a minimum of 12 months. The PHFE WIC Dietetic Internship does not participate in computer matching. After being selected, the intern will be required to submit a completed Physical Examination Form assuring their personal health status prior to beginning any rotation. In addition, interns will be required to complete a medical terminology workbook and a series of study guides prior to beginning the dietetic internship.
  • Completed an ACEND approved Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Verification Statement
  • Employed by PHFE WIC for at least 12 months as a Degreed Nutritionist
  • Physical Examination Form
  • Completion of assigned study materials

If the Verification Statement is more than 3 years old, certain classes to update clinical or management skills may be required.
Application Available August
Program Start Date March
Program Length 12 months
Number of Interns 6
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of:
  • Academic achievement
  • Previous work experience
  • Letters of recommendation
Work experience is evaluated for personal and professional development. Ability to communicate bilingually and cross-culturally is an important part of the application process. Eligible applicants will be interviewed for acceptance into the program. Interns who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the Registration Exam for Dietitians. PHFE WIC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active non-discrimination program.

All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers, and promotions shall be done on the basis of qualifications of the individual for the positions required, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, medical condition, physical handicap or any other characteristic protected from discrimination by Federal, State or local laws.

All decisions of employment, inclusion into the internship program, and promotions must be made solely on the individual's qualifications (merit) and bona fide occupational qualifications for the jobs in question, and the feasibility of any necessary job accommodations, as well as requirements stipulated by law.