CSUS Program Application Process

DICAS

The CSU Sacramento Dietetic Internship Program participates in the on-line centralized internship application, DICAS, which may be found at https://portal.dicas.orgPlease follow instructions on the DICAS website for on-line application instructions.  The CSU Sacramento Dietetic Internship Program will not accept applications that are uploaded late.  

At least one reference should come from an employer/supervisor.  

DnD Digital

Applicants must register online for computer matching at www.dnddigital.com and select dietetic internship priority choices by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on February 15. There is a $55.00 computer matching fee.

Specific Criteria for CSU, Sacramento

Personal Statement: 

Applicants who apply to internships using DICAS will be asked to complete a personal statement. Your personal statement can be customized for each program you apply. This is the criteria to include for your personal statement specific to our program: 

  • Describe your interest in the dietetics profession. 
  • What in particular about our program interests you?
  • Please describe your interest in our emphases: Advocacy and Public Policy and/or Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. 
  • Describe your ability to work independently. 
  • What qualities do you have that make you a good match for CSU, Sacramento?  
  • 8,000 characters or approximately 1,000 WORD LIMIT

Application Fee: 


How to pay the $50 application fee

Follow this link to pay the $50 application fee on the CSUS Bursar's website. Be sure to print out a receipt of your payment of the fee and incuded it in your envelope with the cover letter sheet.

https://commerce.cashnet.com/csusacevent

Scroll down on the page and look for DIETETIC INTERNSHIP. The fee must be paid by February 15, 2019.


 

CSU, Sacramento Cover Page:

Please fill out and print the CSU Sacramento cover page.  This will be included in your CSUS packet (see below).    

Mail Application Packet to CSU, Sacramento: 

Two items must be included in your application envelope:

  1. Receipt of the application fee
  2. CSU, Sacramento Cover Page

Please send these two items in a standard envelope to the address below.  Please send your envelope by February 15.     

CSU Sacramento Dietetic Internship
Family and Consumer Sciences Dept
6000 J Street, Mariposa Hall Room 3000
Sacramento, CA 95819-6053  

You MUST thoroughly review the application instructions to ensure proper completion of your application.

Please note: Students must notify the Dietetic Internship Program Director if they accept/reject the computer match by 5:00 pm on Appointment day of the program’s time zone.