School of Health and Human Sciences

  • Completion of NTR 602 (Supervised Preparation for Professional and Community Engagement), NTR 693 (Supervised Preparation for Practicum in Clinical Dietetics) and NTR 624 (Culinary Medicine, if elected) with a grade of B or better in order to progress to the supervised placement experience component of the program.
  • Completion of all supervised practice rotation competencies for management (NTR 606A), clinical (NTR 606B), and community nutrition (NTR 606C) as delineated in the UNCG Dietetic Internship Policies and Procedures Handbook.
  • Completion of all assignments associated with the specified core competencies for RDs to be completed during supervised preparation and supervised practice rotations. Each assignment must be reviewed and approved by the intern’s preceptor or program faculty member.
  • Completion of a minimum of 1000 hours of supervised practice.
  • Submission to the UNCG program director of all required documentation including completed supervised practice hours log, performance evaluation forms – at least six (6) completed Student Evaluation: Performance and Practices Forms – which are to be completed during the various supervised practice rotations.  Each evaluation form must be signed by the intern’s preceptor and/or DI Director and the intern. These evaluations are kept as part of the DI program records for at least 5 years. In addition, students must complete at least six (6) of the same evaluations as a Self-Evaluation. Each must be signed by the student and one of her/his preceptors or DI program Faculty.
  • Completion of an exit interview with UNCG DI Director.
  • Completion of Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR) documents required for submission to CDR for assessment of intern’s eligibility to apply to take the national Registered Dietitian examination
  • Upon completion of all requirements of the Dietetic Internship program, each intern will be issued an official Verification Statement by the DI Director. (see UNCG Dietetic Internship Verification Statement Policy)