Dietetic Internship

The Michigan State University Dietetic Internship Program will prepare its graduates to become dietitians in state-of-the-art practice, within diverse and challenging healthcare, food service and entrepreneurial positions.

Accreditation Status

The Dietetic Internship at MSU is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, (312) 899-4876.''

Program Options

The Dietetic Internship at Michigan State has a Community Education concentration while also meeting all of the required ACEND competencies for dietetic internships. 

“Any student considering applying for the MSU DI for Fall 2018 MUST contact the Internship Director (Gail Rogers at or 517-449-2911) before submitting an application to DICAS. We are working on changes for the 2018-2019 internship year that are not currently reflected on the website”.

Interns are expected to have reliable vehicles, and considerable driving should be expected during the internship.


The following links provide additional information:

Program Guide 2018-2019 - “Contact the Director for Detailed Program Information”

Dietetic Internship Handbook 2017-2018

Part-Time WIC Component

Michigan State University, in collaboration with the WIC Division of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, has expanded Michigan State's Dietetic Internship to include three part-time positions for Michigan WIC employees. The purpose of this cooperative effort is to provide career advancement opportunity for WIC staff in local, primarily rural, medically under-served areas.

Contact the dietetic internship director:

Gail Rogers, MS, RDN
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Michigan State University
Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, Room 2112
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 449-2911
Fax: (616) 956-6951

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