Application Process

The UMHHC Dietetic Internship participates in the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS), which requires an application through the centralized application portal. More information can be found at the DICAS website Please follow the DICAS guidelines for submitting your application, which must be received by DICAS no later than 11:59 p.m. CST on February 15, 2016 for the Spring Match.

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) has approved two areas of concentration: clinical nutrition (8 positions) and pediatric clinical nutrition (8 positions). Applicants may apply to one or both concentrations; applicants are reminded to enter the accompanying code(s) for the desired concentration(s). Applicants applying for both concentrations have the option of a) writing one personal statement for both concentrations, or b) writing a personal statement for each concentration, placing the second personal statement in the supplemental materials section.

The personal statement must follow DICAS guidelines and should address the following:

A non-refundable application fee of $75 for each concentration is required to apply to the UMHHC Dietetic Internship program. One check for a total of $150 can be sent if applying to both concentrations.

For payment by check or money order, please make it payable to the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and send to:

ATTN: Rita McFarland-Hinton
UMHHC Dietetic Internship Program
Room NI8E14
300 North Ingalls Street, SPC 5407
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5407

If you pay by mail, this fee must be postmarked by the DICAS application deadline.

Applicants may opt to pay with a credit card. Payment with credit cards are also due by the DICAS application deadline.

(Credit card processing is set-up as an "event registration". Please follow the directions when paying your application fee.)

Pay Clinical Nutrition
application fee

Pay Pediatric Clinical Nutrition
application fee

Pay application fee for BOTH
as one charge

If paying by credit card, select the appropriate concentration application, fill out all the required information, and you will be taken to a secure site for checkout and submission of your credit card information.

Note: GRE scores are not necessary for the UMHHC Dietetic Internship Program.