The links below are affiliations with some of our local sites and serve as examples for types of facilities that provide excellent learning opportunities for dietetic interns.
- Delaware Division of Public Health
- Eugene duPont Preventive Medicine & Rehabilitative Institute
- University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
Food Service Management
Please note the above facilities are examples of the types of practice facilities utilized in the Delaware Local Dietetic Internship and the combined MS/Dietetic Internship Program.
|Learning experience||Potential settings for supervised practice|
|Disease States or Conditions
|Overweight and obesity||Hospital, wellness center, bariatric surgery center|
|Endocrine disorders||Hospital, wellness center|
|Cancer||Hospital, cancer center|
|Malnutrition||Hospital, long-term care, cancer center|
|Cardiovascular disease||Hospital, wellness center|
|Renal disease||Hospital, dialysis center|
|Adolescents||Hospital, school wellness center|
|Adults||Hospital, WIC, any number of specialized centers|
|Pregnant/Lactating Females||Hospital, WIC|
|Older adults||Hospital, long-term care facility|
|Critical care||Intensive care units in hospital|
|Extended care||Nursing home, assisted living, home health care, rehab|
|Prevention/Wellness program||Wellness center, school-based wellness center, preventive medicine center|
|Public health/community (schools and WIC or WIC-equivalent)||WIC, Head Start, Food Bank, schools, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Child-Adult Care Feeding Program|
|Foodservice||Schools, hospitals, university dining, extended care facilities|
Resources for Dietetic Interns
The University of Delaware offers several services for dietetic interns:
- All interns have access to the University’s library online.
- Technical support for the dietetic internship is provided by UDOnline and the University’s Information Technology departments.
- Career Services Center
- Office of the Registrar
- Graduate College
- Office of International Students and Scholars
- Student Financial Services