Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Telephone: (312) 899-0040 or (800) 877-1600
Each intern will receive a STIPEND of $13,000 (before taxes) over the course of the Supervised Practice Experience. The stipend is processed through the hospital’s payroll system and a portion of it is received every two weeks via direct deposit. In addition to the stipend, each student receives a dollar amount for cafeteria meals during the Supervised Practice Experience.
As a UHCMC Dietetic Intern, you will complete an application of employment for UHCMC. Dietetic Interns are required to follow the hospital’s policies and procedures for employment. Dietetic Interns are hired into the system as a Temporary Full-Time Employee. A representative from Human Resources will:
1. Contact the intern/student to set-up an appointment with Corporate Health for
(a) Physical including TB shots and urine sample.
2. Contact the intern to set-up an appointment for fingerprinting. (a background check iscompleted for all employees.
3. Conduct reference checks.
4. Send the intern/student a formal letter both confirming their position and providing information on the hospital’s orientation.
TIME OFF DURING THE INTERNSHIP
The Program allows five personal days in addition to six holidays.
UH CMC Dietetic Internship Program has a high passing rate for interns who have taken the Registered Dietitian Examination for the first time.