Eligibility

Please refer to 'Program Requirements' for eligibility criteria.

Application & Match Process

The University of Virginia Health System Dietetic Internship participates in the Spring DICAS (Dietetic Internship Central Application System) cycle and the Spring computer match process through D&D Digital.

1). Complete the online DICAS application form at https://portal.dicas.org by the Spring Application Cycle Deadline. Please refer to the DICAS website for information on DICAS application fees, starting your DICAS application, filling out your DICAS Application, sending your official transcripts to DICAS, and submitting your DICAS application. Please refer to the DICAS website for submission deadlines.

DICAS Customer Service can be contacted directly at 617.612.2855 or dicasinfo@dicas.org.

Transcripts from each university/college must be sent to DICAS:
DICAS Transcript Department
PO Box 9118
Watertown, Massachusetts 02471

2). In the personal essay portion of the application, please address the questions required by DICAS as well as why you are applying to the University of Virginia Health System program.

3). Submit supplemental materials directly to the internship program. Materials must be postmarked by February 15th.

  • Application fee of $50 payable to Morrison Healthcare. This can be in the form of a personal check, cashier check, or money order. Please be sure to include your full name and email address in addition to the check. 

If mailing USPS (Please keep federal holidays in mind when mailing documents via USPS):
UVA Health System Dietetic Internship
Nutrition Services
PO Box 800673
Charlottesville, VA 22908

If shipping UPS and FedEx:
UVA Health System Dietetic Internship
400 Lane Road
UVA Nutrition Services/Morrison G602
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Please note the difference in address depending on your mailing preference.

  • Review all Program Requirements. Once you have reviewed and acknowledged the program requirements, complete the below form:

 

 

 4). Register for Computer Matching through D&D Digital's website (https://www.dnddigital.com/) and pay the registration fee to D&D Digital ($55 as of Fall 2020). Once successfully registered, applicants will receive a username and password, which will be used to rank internships. Applicants must register online, enter preferred contact information and submit their Dietetic Internship preferences by the deadlines provided on the D&D Digital website.

D&D Digital can be contacted directly at 515.292.0490 or dnd@sigler.com.

5). Applicants matched to our program are required to notify the Program Director of their acceptance no later than 6 PM EST the Monday following Match Day. If our internship does not fill the available spots, we will participate in the Second Round Selection process. We will follow the timeline guidelines set forth by NDEP's Second Round Task Force Committee.

For more information, please refer to ACEND's information for Dietetic Internship Match: https://www.eatrightpro.org/acend/students-and-advancing-education/dietetic-internship-match-students.

6). If you are successfully matched to our program, you will need to forward 2 copies of your original transcripts showing date of degree conferral (month, date and year) for all degrees. Transcripts will also be needed from any institutions at which you completed coursework that counted towards your DPD requirements. Additionally, you will need to submit an original verification statement from your DPD Director. More detailed information will be provided upon acceptance to our program.