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The Iowa State University Dietetic Internship offers different pathways in your journey to become a Registered Dietitian. Our accredited dietetic internship is an accelerated 6-month program to prepare that allows you to complete your rotations in Iowa or nationwide, plus you have options for international rotations.
In our program, you gain the traditional experience in community, management, and medical nutrition therapy, with an emphasis on fostering health promotion through the use of technology in diverse settings. You can also apply your Iowa State Dietetic Internship credits to our Master of Professional Practice in Dietetics degree.
We are a Champion Site for the Sustainable, Resilient, and Healthy Food and Water Systems curriculum. Watch our virtual open house video for a preview of your Iowa State University Dietetic Internship adventure!
More than 95 percent of interns successfully complete our program.
Of the interns who responded to a yearly survey, 99 percent had found employment within 12 months of completion.
Our interns have a 90% pass rate for the Registration Examination for Dietitians.