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DI Internship Facts

• The Dietetic Internship (DI) is a general program focusing on developing nutrition assessment, counseling and presentation skills.
• The program has a strong public health component.
• The DI accepts 10 interns each year. The 1st year students are in the MS Program. Spring of the 2nd year is the DI, a 40 hour per week experience for 30 weeks.
• The DI is located in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge-Maryville area surrounded by the beautiful Smoky Mountains.
• In the past 5 years, over 90% of graduates have passed the RD exam on the first time taking.
• In the past 5 years, 100% of graduates seeking jobs in dietetics have obtained positions in the field.