Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Dietetic Internship Program

The dietetic internship program at Cal Poly Pomona is based in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the Huntley College of Agriculture. The program was established in 1987. The program will accept applications beginning in January 2020 for the 2020-2021 internship year.  Please noted that all application materials must be received or postmarked by Feb. 15, 2020.

The program's three-year, first-year pass rate on the registration exam is 97 percent.

This program is participating in DICAS.  However, you will also need to print and submit the Recency of Education Form (if applicable), the Authorization for Packet Review Form (required for all applicants), both are available on this website, and a $75 processing fee (required for all applicants).  Applicants matched to the internship must apply to the university.


If you would like more information on the dietetic internship or would like to see outcome data regarding our program, please email the internship director.  You may also attend one of our open houses to get more information from the internship director and current interns.  

  • The in-person open house will be Saturday, Dec. 14, on the Cal Poly Pomona campus, from 9 to 11 a.m.  We will be meeting in building 7, room 113.  If you need directions, you can contact the DI director, or refer to this map: .

  • The online open house will be Monday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m.  The link to participate in the online open house is and the meeting ID is 416 298 946.



The dietetic internship at Cal Poly Pomona is currently granted Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®), the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

ACEND® contact information:

120 Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995

(800) 877-1600, ext. 5400