Internship

UCSF Medical Center offers a 52-week dietetic internship with a Nutrition Therapy emphasis in a dynamic teaching medical center environment. The internship includes experiences under the supervision of Registered Dietitians in clinical nutrition, management, and nutrition counseling and education. Admission to the internship requires completion of a minimum of a bachelors degree and completion of a didactic program in dietetics. Upon satisfactory completion of the year, interns are eligible for active membership in the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and to take the Registration Examination for Dietitian Nutritionists. More detailed information is available from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); please click here to access the CDR website.

Over 850 Registered Dietitians have completed our dietetic internship program since it began in 1934. Our graduates are employed as clinical and outpatient dietitians, managers in clinical nutrition and food service, and in non-traditional jobs.

The Dietetic Internship at UCSF Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.