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Application Process


Six interns are accepted each year for the Dietetics Internship at Mayo Clinic in Florida on a competitive basis. The eight-month Dietetics Internship begins in January and July.

How to apply

The program uses Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS). The online application must be completed for this program by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on Feb. 15, 2014, for the July 2014 class and Sept. 25, 2014, for the January 2015 class.

The fee to use DICAS is $40 for the first application submitted and $20 for each additional application. If you have questions, email DICAS.

A nonrefundable $25 application fee (payable to Mayo Clinic with applicant's name and DICAS number) must be sent to:

Mayo Clinic Dietetics Internship
Nutrition Services
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224

When completing the application form, applicants must include the name and contact information (specifically an email address) for each reference. This will trigger an email message requesting completion of a reference form. The form will be completed online. Students submitting more than one application will need to use the same individuals as references for each application.

Applicants who apply to internships using DICAS are asked to complete a personal statement (1,000-word limit). Questions to be addressed in the personal statement include:

  • Why do you want to enter the dietetics profession?
  • What experiences have helped to prepare you for your career?
  • What are your short-term and long-term goals?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses or areas needing improvement?

Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent postmarked by the Feb. 15, 2014, or Sept. 25, 2014, deadline to:

DICAS — Transcript Department
PO Box 9118
Watertown, MA 02472

Applicants must also register online for computer matching at D & D Digital Online Dietetics Internship Matching Service and select dietetic internship priority choices by 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on Feb. 14, 2014, or Sept. 25, 2014. There is a $50 computer matching fee.

November match

  • Deadline: Registration materials are due in September. See the D & D Digital website for the exact date.
  • The November match is for internships beginning in January.
  • Three interns are accepted.

April match

  • Deadline: Registration materials are due in February. See the D & D Digital website for the exact date.
  • The April match is for internships beginning in July.
  • Three interns are accepted.

Candidates selected must contact the program director in writing via email or fax within 24 hours of the notification day.

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