The UAA Dietetic Internship, with a concentration emphasis on Alaska Native culture and Alaska healthcare delivery systems, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The internship offers the supervised practice experience required to sit for the registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) examination. At this time UAA is accredited for eight (8) students annually.
There are two application cycles for the UAA DI Program:
1. Applications are reviewed on a pre-select basis from UAA Dietetic majors for the UAA Dietetic Internship. Up to eight (8) students who meet all program requirements will be considered for the program. The application cycle will open each fall for eligible applicants, with an application deadline of November 1st. Notification of acceptance into the program will occur within 8 weeks of the application deadline.
2. If internship spots are available after the application cycle, the UAA Dietetic Internship will participate in the national application process that has an application deadline of February 15th annually.
***12/18/18: The UAA Dietetic Internship will accept two (2) interns through the D and D national matching program this spring. Applicants must follow the D and D national matching program requirements, including the February 15th deadline. All application materials must be submitted online through the UAA Office of Admissions (see the Application Information link at the end of this page) and not through DICAS. The UAA Dietetic Internship does not use the DICAS application. For questions, please contact the Program Director, Dr. Carrie King at firstname.lastname@example.org.