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Dietetic Internship Program Mission & Goals​

The goals of the WWDI help interns to meet our program mission.

Wellness Workdays Dietetic Internship Mission:

To provide the tools, resources and environment to graduate competent, ethical and professional entry-level dietitians who are advocates for wellness, health promotion and disease prevention.


Program Goal #1:

Graduates will be highly competent, entry-level dietetic professionals with special expertise in wellness, health promotion and disease prevention.

  • At least 80% of program interns will complete program requirements within 12 months for non-degree track and 36 months for degree track (150% of program length).

  • At least 85% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.

  • The program's one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80%.

  • 85% of DI graduates will rate themselves as satisfied or very satisfied with their training and preparation for their career.

  • Of graduates who seek employment, 70% or more are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation. 

  • Within the first three years of DI graduate employment, 50% of responding employers will evaluate our DI graduates as very good or excellent for overall job performance.

Program Goal #2:

Graduates will demonstrate leadership in their chosen field and advocate for their profession as they grow as health care professionals.

  • Over a five year period, at least 50% of graduates will be a member of their local dietetic association and / or the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Over a five year period, at least 10% of graduates will play a leadership role in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or a health related organization (work or volunteer).


Note: Program outcomes data are available upon request. 

“The Wellness Workdays DI offered me an excellent platform to exercise my unique combination of skills as a Chef/RD which allowed me to develop career-building relationships in my community.

The Wellness Workdays team instilled confidence and promoted professionalism in me and the other WWDI interns from day one."



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