“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." – Hippocrates

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." – Hippocrates

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." – Hippocrates

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." – Hippocrates

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

“The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” – Thomas Edison

Brooklyn College Dietetic Internship

The Program

The internship is a 1200-hour, full-time, supervised practice program covering the fall and spring semesters. Students will gain experience in a variety of settings, including: medical nutrition therapy, food systems management, public health and community wellness, and independent practice. The supervised practice will take place in affiliated hospitals and institutions in and around New York City. Students will also participate in two seminar courses, which will be given concurrently with the supervised practice.

BC Interns will develop clinical competencies, critical thinking, and complex nutrition assessment, counseling and communication skills. Rotations, classes and other learning experiences are designed to meet the Accreditation Standards for Dietetic Internship Programs established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Accreditation Status

The Brooklyn College Dietetic Internship is  accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800, Chicago, IL, 60606; (312) 899-5400. ACEND is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. 

The Brooklyn College Dietetic Internship is ACEND-accredited for up to 12 internship positions annually.

Contact Us

Brooklyn College DI Program
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences
Brooklyn College
The City University of New York
2900 Bedford Avenue
4123 Ingersoll Hall
Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889
718.951.5026
diprog@brooklyn.cuny.edu