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Are you Eligible to Apply?

Please visit to learn The 5 Steps to Become an RDN.  This program meets the requirement for Step 2: An ACEND Supervised Practice Dietetic Internship

Dietetic Internship Admission Requirements

Admission Policy: All required documentation is due at the start of CWU’s Summer Session (third week in June), upon beginning the CWU DI. 

  • Baccalaureate degree from a US regionally accredited institution, or other official verification from Registrar

  • DPD Verification Statement with completion date within the last five years.  If DPD is >5 years old, applicants must have recent dietetic work experience and completion of an MNT course within the last 3 years, to be considered.

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale) in DPD courses and overall

  • A strong background in sciences and evidence of ability and willingness to work productively are expected for admission to the Dietetic Internship. Experience, whether paid or volunteer, in clinical nutrition, food service management, or community nutrition is highly desirable.

  • Applicant finalists will be evaluated in a short web interview 

How To Apply:

1) Review our webpage for program details.  

2) Complete DICAS Application online. "DICAS is a web-based application service that allows DI applicants to apply to multiple participating DI programs by completing a single application" ( Applicants must submit a complete application & pay fee.

3) Complete & submit CWU's Supplemental Application Form & Fee

4) Participate in Spring Match with D&D Digital. Complete & submit D&D Matching Process & Fee. "The D&D Digital Internship Matching serves as a clearinghouse to help applicants obtain an Internship (supervised practice position) from their rankings and to help Dietetic Internships (DI) obtain applicants from their choices. It eliminates unfair pressures and premature decisions in appointments by internships and acceptance or rejection of appointments by applicants" (


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