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DICAS. UCB Student Dietetic Association. Preparation for Internship Applications. Build up your resume Volunteering Clinical Community Food Service Paid/Unpaid health related work Leadership/Clubs - SDA :) . Other Preparation Work. GREs Graduate Schools

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Dicas

DICAS

UCB Student Dietetic Association


Preparation for internship applications
Preparation for Internship Applications

  • Build up your resume

    • Volunteering

      • Clinical

      • Community

      • Food Service

    • Paid/Unpaid health related work

    • Leadership/Clubs - SDA :) 


Other preparation work
Other Preparation Work

  • GREs

    • Graduate Schools

    • Some Internships require them (ex: UCSF) 

    • New format in 2011

  • Letter of Recommendations

    • Most require three

    • Potential references: Mikelle, Sue, Mary, supervisors from where you volunteer

    • Start thinking about it now!


Internship research
Internship Research

Things to consider...

  • Costs/Tuition

  • Location

  • Transportation

  • Emphasis/combined programs

  • Length of program

  • General requirements

  • Distance Program (find preceptors)

  • Acceptance rates


Where to find information
Where to find information...

  • ADA website (get a membership now! 2 months for free :D) 

  • allaccessinternships.com

  • Applicant's Guide on bspace


After doing some research
After doing some research...

  • Contact directors of the program - network

  • If you have time/money, go to their open houses

  • Talk to current interns (if possible)

  • Limit down your choices to five



Dpd professional vs science courses
DPD Professional vs. Science Courses

  • Professional courses

    • Social science classes (i.e. psychology, sociology, economics)

    • college-level writing classes

    • NST 104 - Human Food Practices

    • NST 135 - Food Services Mgmt

    • NST 161A & B - MNT

    • NST 166 - Community Nutrition

    • NST 192 - Junior Seminar 

    • NST 194 - Senior Seminar

    • UGBA 102A - Accounting

    • UGBA 105 - Organizational Behavior

    • ED 190 - Current Issues in Education


Dpd professional vs science courses cont d
DPD Professional vs. Science Courses (cont'd)

  • Science courses (+ labs!!!)

    •  General Biology

    • General Chemistry

    • Organic Chemistry

    • Biochemistry

    • Physiology

    • Math/Statistics

    • NST 103 - Human Metabolism

    • NST 160 - Human Nutr & Physio

    • PH 162A - Microbiology

    • NST 108 A & B - Food Sciences


D d computer matching
D&D Computer Matching

http://www.dnddigital.com/


Other general information
Other General Information...

  • Some schools don't participate in D&D or DICAS

  • Supplemental information that some programs require:

    • additional essays

    • application fees

  • Application fees = $$$

  • ADA, CDA Scholarships - Applications are really easy :)


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