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Dietetic Internship Timeline

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Timeline

 

First Semester Activities

   
 

Notification of advisor and admission into MS in Dietetics

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Prior to start of first semester

 

Provide copy of verification statement and an original final transcript that confers your undergraduate degree

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Within first month of the semester

 

Provide copy of Hepatitis B and TB records if available. If not, schedule appointment for Hepatitis B series (first shot – fee)

Complete additional immunizations as required

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator/Health Services

Within first month of the semester

 

Attend Graduate School/MS in Dietetic Orientation. Complete and return Graduate School program goals, information card, and release forms

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Within first 2 weeks

 

Complete initial advisement appointment to discuss Study Plan and graduate committee.

Advisor

Within first 3 months

 

If choosing thesis option, complete required paperwork

Advisor

Prior to mid-semester

  Attend Showcase of DI Sites Workshop (fall match) or meeting with DI Coordinator regarding placement (spring match) Graduate Dietetic Coordinator As scheduled
  Attend Dietetic Intern Meetings Graduate Dietetic Coordinator As scheduled
 

Complete and submit Study Plan

 

Complete with Advisor Submit to Graduate Dietetic Cordinator

Prior to completion of 12 semester hrs

Second Semester Activities

   
 

If needed, schedule appointment (one month after first shot) for 2nd Hepatitis B series (fee)

Health Service

As appropriate

 

If needed, schedule appointments for 3rd Hepatitis B series (one month after 2 nd shot - fee) and TB booster. Give a copy to Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Health Service/ Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As appropriate

 

Review and adjust Study Plan as needed and re-submit

Advisor/Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Within first week of class

 

Attend Dietetic Intern Meetings

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

 

Attend Legislative Day and/or Lobby Day

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

 

Confirm intent to complete comprehensive exam

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Before leaving campus for DI

 

Apply for graduation (fee)

Graduate School

Before leaving campus for DI

 

Attend DI Orientation. Complete and submit DI Agreement form and DI Manual Orientation form.

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

 

Complete interview with DI Site Director

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

4-6 weeks prior to the end of semester

 

Register for appropriate sections of FCS 5981-5984

PAWS online system

See semester schedule

Final Semesters of Activities
(During Internship)

   
 

Submit rotation evaluations to DI Coordinator

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Based on rotation schedule

 

Email updates and check-in with DI Coordinator

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

Bi-monthly

 

Register for appropriate sections of FCS 5981-5984

PAWS online system

See semester schedule

 

Schedule and complete written comprehensive exam or thesis document and oral defense

Advisor/Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

As scheduled

 

Schedule Major Case Study and Wrap-up meeting

DI Site Director/ Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

4-6 weeks prior to program completion

 

Submit DI Portfolio

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

4-6 weeks prior to program completion

 

Submit signed copy of Certification of Comprehensive Knowledge to the Graduate Dietetic Coordinator or Thesis completion

Advisor

4-6 weeks prior to the end of the semester

 

Exit interview

Graduate Dietetic Coordinator

By end of final term

 

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