• How to Apply

  • How to Apply

    The program is using the on-line centralized internship application, DICAS. The on-line application must be completed for our program by 11:59 pm Central Time on February 15, 2017. The fee to use DICAS is $45 for the first application and $20 for each additional application.

    • 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 on-line. Students submitting more than one application will need to use the same individuals as references for each application.
    • Applicants who apply to internships using DICAS will be asked to complete a personal statement in 1000 words or less. Questions to be addressed in the personal statement include:

    1. Why do you want to enter the dietetics profession?
    2. What are some experiences that have helped to prepare you for your career?
    3. What are your short-term and long-term goals?
    4. What are your strengths and weaknesses or areas needing improvement?

    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to:

          DICAS - Transcript Department
          PO Box 9118
          Watertown, MA 02472

    • Applicants must also register on-line for computer matching at http://www.dnddigital.com/ and select internship priority choices by 11:59 pm Central Time on February 15, 2017. There is a $55 computer matching fee.
    • In addition to the DICAS and D&D Digital fees, this internship also requires a non-refundable $75 application fee payable to Penrose-St. Francis Health Services. Please mail your application fee to:

    Dietetic Internship Program        
    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
    2222 N. Nevada Ave.
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907

    If you have any questions or concerns about your DICAS submission, please contact DICAS Customer Support at 617-612-2855 or email DICASinfo@DICAS.org.

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