Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Application Information

APPLICATION PROCESS

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 on-line application must be completed for our program by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Feb. 15, 2021

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

MATCHING INFORMATION

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
Suite 301
304 Main St. 
Ames, IA 50010

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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. Material must be submitted by Feb. 15, 2021, and include the following:

 $75 processing fee - this will be able to be paid on line using this link: 

https://commerce.cashnet.com/Nutrition_Food


 Recency of Education Form, if applicable.

If the Recency of Education form is needed, please submit to Rachel S. Flores, MS, RD at rssutton@cpp.edu by February 15, 2021.