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Admission Requirements

Applicants are screened by an Admissions Committee and are considered without regard to age, sex, race, creed, national origin or physical handicap. Factors considered in the selection criteria are:

  1. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution prior to the beginning of the internship program. The transcript must state the degree awarded and the conferral date.
  1. Completed Declaration of Intent form signed by the program director of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND*) accredited/approved didactic program in dietetics in which you are currently enrolled. If you have already graduated, please submit an original verification of completion form. The verification statement must bear the original signature of the Official Didactic Program Director with the date in month, day and year format for both the program completion date and the signature date.
  1. The North Shore-LIJ Health System (NSLIJHS) Dietetic Internship Program online application deadline is February 1, 2015. Our early application deadline allows for qualified applicants to be interviewed prior to the national computer matching in February 15, 2015. Qualified applicants will be notified regarding a personal interview one week after the application deadline.
  1. GPA: A GPA of 3.0 or higher is desirable.
  1. Mail Application Fee of $50.00 and Application Checklist to:
North Shore University Hospital
Nutrition and Dining Service Department
Attn: Luz E. Valencia-Penagos, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030


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