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Dietetic Internship Program


There is an increasing awareness that the diets people consume contribute to the quality of their life. Studies have shown that people’s susceptibility to chronic disease is influenced by their diet. Dietary-influenced chronic disease is not only observed in affluent communities, but is increasingly seen in those that are economically compromised. Located in the Bronx, Lehman College is uniquely placed to assist in educating interns to become competent entry-level dietitians in order to develop approaches to support the community in moving toward dietary change to optimize health.

Congratulations to the 14 interns who matched with the Lehman DI! Our 2018-2019 dietetic internship class represents students from Lehman College, Columbia University, Hunter College, Johnson and Whales University, NYU, Penn State, and University of Vermont. Looking forward to working with you all.

Thank you to all who applied. Best of luck to you!

Refer to the website for future match dates for dietetic internship programs.

Program Mission

The mission of the dietetic internship at Lehman College is to provide interns with a comprehensive learning experience through which they can acquire the competencies, knowledge, skills, and hands-on training required to prepare interns for the dietetic profession, with an emphasis on medical nutrition therapy. Lehman College interns are ethical and culturally diverse and the program welcomes all applicants with the appropriate qualifications.