• This program is using the online centralized internship application, Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS).  This can be accessed at https://portal.dicas.org/.  Questions regarding DICAS may be sent to DICASinfo@DICAS.org. DICAS will be available after December 1, 2015 for the Spring 2016 Match. The on-line application must be completed by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on February 15, 2016 (usually). The fee to use DICAS is $40 for the first application submitted and $20 for each additional application.
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to:
    DICAS - Transcript Dept., PO Box 9118, Watertown, Ma 02472
  • When completing the application form, applicants must include the name and contact information (specifically an e-mail address) for each reference.This will trigger an e-mail message requesting completion of a reference form. The form will be completed on-line.
  • Applicants must also register online for computer matching and select Dietetic Internship priority choices at D&D Digital Systems http://www.dnddigital.com/ada/index.html.

The materials listed below are included in the on-line application and will be used for consideration of admission:

  • Personal Statement: Including, but not limited to, short term and long term professional goals, reasons for choosing dietetics as a career, expectations related to the internship, and the areas of strength which would make the applicant a particularly successful candidate.
  • Completed Application Form.
  • Three letters of recommendation (one must be from a former professor or academic advisor).
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended.
  • Verification Form or Intent to Complete form from the undergraduate DPD.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores required
  • All applicants to the dietetic internship must participate in the computer matching set up by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and D&D Digital Systems .

D & D Digital Systems

304 Main St., Suite 301
Ames, Iowa 50010-6148
Phone:(515)292-0490 Fax:(515)663-9427
E-mail: dnd@netins.net

Graduate School Application Process

  • An application for admission to the Graduate School must be submitted to the graduate school only after acceptance to this internship. Select either the degree seeking or the non-degree seeking application. 
  • Applicants interested in completing the M.A. in Human Environmental Studies or the M.S. in Nutrition and Exercise Science and students interested in receiving financial aid must complete a degree-seeking application for admission.  There is a $30 fee. Acceptance in the internship does not guarantee acceptance in the Nutrition and Exercise Science program. 
    A non-degree application for admission to the graduate school must be submitted by those applying to the internship only. There is a $30 fee.

International Students

International students are required to submit an "International Student Application" to the graduate school.


Scully Building 114

Lea Anne Lambert
Internship Director
Human Environmental Studies
One University Plaza, MS 5750
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701