UC San Diego Health Dietetic Internship

UC San Diego Health offers a 43-week dietetic internship with a Medical Nutrition Therapy concentration in a progressive academic medical center environment. As San Diego’s only academic medical center, UC San Diego Health is the region’s premier destination for those requiring complex multidisciplinary care. It includes hospitals and specialty care centers at two campuses (in La Jolla and Hillcrest) and outpatient clinics across San Diego County. For more information on each location, visit our locations page.

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 2017-2018 Class of Dietetic Interns:

  • Amy Cochran, Montclair State University
  • Emily Jocham, Oregon State University
  • Rebecca Kallet, Colorado State University
  • Diana Licalzi, Simmons College
  • Melissa McFarland, Simmons College
  • Kira Minot, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Traci Roberts, San Diego State University
  • Nicholas Shields, San Diego State University
  • Kelsey Theisen, Bastyr University
  • Yasemin Unal, University of Maryland

How to Apply

The UC San Diego Health Dietetic Internship 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 bgarrity@ucsd.edu.

UC San Diego Health Dietetic Internship Open House

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest
Small Dining Conference Room, Arbor Café’, 1st floor main hospital
200 W. Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103
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Please RSVP to Betty Garrity MPH, RD Internship Director at: bgarrity@ucsd.edu  

For those unable to attend in person, we will have Zoom conference capability via dial in or web login. Further instructions on how to access Zoom conference will be available closer to Open House date so please check back soon.

If unable to join the Open House in person, please see below for online and phone options with Zoom to join us.

If you plan on attending in person, please RSVP with Betty Garrity at: bgarrity@ucsd.edu