Intern satisfactorily completes all supervised practice hours as required by the NutraCo Dietetic Internship Program.
Demonstrates achievement of ACEND’s core competencies as evidenced by a passing evaluation by all preceptors.
Successfully fulfills all program requirements and assignments.
Completion of a graduate degree program; must provide final, official transcripts.
Receipt of a signed Verification Statement from the Internship Director. If enrolled in a graduate degree program: Unless there are extenuating circumstances that have been approved in writing by the DI Program Director, all students must complete the affiliated graduate degree program and DI within one year after the planned program length to be issued a Verification Statement. Students enrolled in a student-identified graduate program must complete the DI and graduate degree within 150% of the planned program length (14 months total).
Eligibility status to sit for the CDR credentialing exam for RDNs.
Graduates are expected to fill entry-level positions as competent registered dietitian nutritionists and pass the CDR credentialing exam for RDNs post-graduation.