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 2021 for the 2021-2022 internship year.  Please noted that all application materials must be received or postmarked by Feb. 15, 2021.

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 our online open house to get more information from the internship director and current interns.  

  • The online open house will be Friday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m.  The link to participate in the online open house will be posted on this website closer to the date.



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



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