Prospective students wanting to apply to the program should complete the following steps:
This program uses the online Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS), which can be found at the DICAS portal (https://portal.dicas.org/). The fee to use DICAS is $40 for the first application and $20 for each additional application.
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to: DICAS Transcript Dept. PO Box 9118, Watertown, MA 02472
When completing the application form, applicants must include the name and contact information (specifically an e-mail address) for each reference. This will trigger an e-mail message requesting completion of a reference form. The form will be completed online. Students submitting more than one application will need to use the same individuals as references for each application.
- Applicants must also register online for computer matching at www.dnddigital.com and select dietetic internship priority choices by the set due date. There is a $50 computer matching fee. (See Computer Matching information below.)
- The UK Hospital Internship application fee is $40. This is separate from the DICAS fee mentioned above. A check made payable to UK Nutrition Department for $40 should be sent to:
Whitney Sanders, MHA, RD, LD
Manager, Nutrition Service
Director, Dietetic Internship
University of Kentucky Hospital
800 Rose St., HP 507
Lexington KY 40536-0293
- Interviews will be conducted for qualified applicants via Skype after the between the February application deadline and the April Appointment Day.
All applicants to Dietetic Internships (DI) and most Pre-professional Practice Programs must participate in the D & D Digital computer matching process. Applicants must register and prioritize their DI preferences online at http://dnddigital.com by February 15. There is a $50 computer matching fee. For additional computer matching information, contact:
D&D Digital Systems
304 Main St., Suite 301
Ames IA 50010