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Dietetic Internship Program

Welcome

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.

Our 2018-2019 Dietetic Internship Class represents students from Lehman College, Columbia University, Hunter College, Johnson and Wales University, NYU, Penn State, and The University of Vermont.

We accept 14 students per year. Good luck to all students applying to our Internship Program for 2019-2020.

Attend our Open House on Friday, November 30th, 1-3 PM, in Gillet Hall, 4th Floor. RSVP to Marina Stopler at marina.stopler@lehman.cuny.edu

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

Lehman College is located in the Northwest Bronx at:

250 Bedford Park Boulevard West

Bronx NY, 10468

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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.