Dietetic Internship Admission Requirements
- Completion of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) requirements by date of admission.
- Baccalaureate Degree
- Minimum overall GPA 3.0 with minimum GPA of 3.2 for DPD courses.
- Work experience in nutrition, dietetics, or food service is desirable, but not required.
- All DPD requirements from an ACEND accredited program must be completed within the past 4 years of applying to the Sage Dietetic Internship. An original, signed copy of the DPD Verification Statement must be provided to the Internship Director before the start of internship. If date on the DPD Verification statement is greater than 4 years prior to the start of internship, the applicant must demonstrate recency in the field by completing a minimum of four courses equivalent to the following Sage Colleges Nutrition Science Department courses: NTR325-Community Nutrition, NTR502-Advanced Food Science, NTR 504-Medical Nutrition Therapy; and NTR 517-Nutrition and Human Disease.
DISTANCE TRACK ONLY: The Sage Colleges Distance Track Dietetic Internship cannot accept students from the following states:
Please read the following letter explaining why we are unable to accept applications at this time from the following states: State & Federal Regulations Letter
It is the policy of The Sage Colleges to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding equal opportunity and non-discrimination. Admission, financial aid, and access to programs will not be influenced or affected in an illegally discriminatory manner by an individual’s race, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Any applicant not selected by the Sage DI may make an appointment with the DI Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be held between May 15 and June 15, to discuss their application and reasons for not being selected by the Sage DI. The appointment may be held in person or conducted over the telephone.
|Experience (work & volunteer)||35|
|Letter of Application||20|
|Letters of Recommendation||24|
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Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an Information Session. More detailed information about the program, work expectations and general information about Sage Graduate Schools will be discussed, an opportunity to ask questions about the internship and meet the director will be provided. Contact the Sage Graduate School Office, (518)-292-8615 with questions concerning information sessions.
Additionally, applicants, who are unable to attend an Information Session to learn more about the SGS DI, are encouraged to arrange a telephone Information Session.
Sage Dietetic Internship
Information Sessions for Fall 2014 TBA
Applicants to the Sage DI may be requested to attend an interview meeting held on the Troy Campus. No interviews were held for the 2013-2014 match. The meeting/interview will include an orientation to the Sage DI, an interview with Nutrition Science Faculty, and a test of nutrition knowledge. In cases when applicants are unable to attend, they are expected to set-up a telephone meeting with the DI Director.