The Daemen College Dietetic Internship program is a distance program that allows interns to complete his or her supervised practice in the geographic region of choice. Applicants will be required to secure facilities and preceptors for each of the rotations. Facility and Preceptor Forms can be found on the DI website and should be completed and submitted with the application. Students without completed preceptor forms in the application packet will not be considered.

Program Highlights

  • The Daemen College Dietetic Internship (DI) program is a supervised practice program that enables graduates to establish eligibility to write the registration examination for dietitians and to apply for active membership in The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The DI provides a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised practice experience to meet the competencies for entry-level dietitians and the standards of education set forth by Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND),
  • The Daemen College DI is a Distance Program in which courses will be delivered online or through offsite mentoring.  Supervised practice placements will be required to be outside of a 75-mile radius of Daemen College.
  • Fulfillment of the requisite internship experiences and a minimum of 1200 supervised clinical practice hours will lead to eligibility to sit for the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) exam offered through the Commission on Dietetic Registration and subsequently application for state licensure for dietitian nutritionists. Successful passage of the RDN exam leads to the RDN credential.  

Program Information

Additional Information

For more information about the Dietetics Internship at Daemen, email Robin Schenk or call 716-839-7647