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Dietetic Internship

UC San Diego Medical Center offers a 43-week dietetic internship with a Medical Nutrition Therapy concentration in a progressive academic medical center environment. The medical center is a large tertiary care hospital that provides the highest level of specialty care in the region.

Under the supervision of Registered Dietitians, dietetic interns will rotate through experiences in clinical nutrition, food service management, ambulatory/community nutrition and research. Upon satisfactory completion of the internship, dietetic interns are eligible for active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

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Congratulations to our 2015-2016 class of dietetic interns:

  • Mary Kenney, Iowa State University
  • Julie Baysdorfer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Shanna Miller, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Natalie Lu, New York University
  • Carla Salcedo, San Diego State University
  • Tiffany Craig, Bastyr University

How to Apply

The UC San Diego Medical Center Dietetic Internship Program uses the online centralized internship application, DICAS, and can be viewed in the Application Procedure section.

For further information email Internship Director, Betty Garrity MPH, RD at