The program is using the on-line centralized internship application system, DICAS, which may be accessed at https://portal.dicas.org, email DICASinfor@DICAS.org. DICAS will be available after Dec. 4, 2020, for the Spring 2021 Match. The
When completing the application form, applicants must include the name and contact information (specifically an email address) for each reference. This will trigger an email message requesting completion of a reference form. The form will be completed online.
Applicants who apply to internships using DICAS will be asked to complete a personal statement. Questions to be addressed in the personal statement for Cal Poly's internship include:
- Why do you want to enter the dietetics profession?
- Why did you choose this internship?
- What experiences have helped to prepare you for this program?
- What are your short-term and long-term goals?
- What are your strengths and weaknesses, or areas needing improvement?
Please limit your personal statement to 1,000 words.
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent directly to DICAS. For more instructions, go to https://portal.dicas.org/dicasHelpPages/instructions/index.html.
All applicants to Dietetic Internships (DI) must participate in computer matching through D & D Digital Systems (www.dnddigital.com). There is a $55 charge for computer matching.
For more information, you can contact D & D:
D & D Digital Systems
304 Main St.
Ames, IA 50010
Cal Poly Pomona Application Requirements:
Provide only three letters of recommendation.
* one must be from an RD/RDN
* one must be from a professor
Recommendations should be current, preferably submitted to DICAS within 6 months of application.
OTHER NEEDED FORMS
If you have completed your degree more than five years previously, include the Recency of Education Form, also available on this website.
SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION MATERIAL
Please use the checklist below for material submitted to Cal Poly Pomona Dietetic Internship.
$75 processing fee - this will be able to be paid on line using this link:
Recency of Education Form, if applicable.
If the Recency of Education form is needed, please submit to Rachel S. Flores, MS, RD at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15, 2021.