School of Adult and Graduate Education

Dietetic Internship Program

DI Student

How to Apply/Distance Track

Admission Standards


The Cedar Crest College DI participates in the Spring DICAS Match annually.  Be sure to connect with your DPD directors to ensure that you understand the process.  You can also find out more information and timelines on the D&D Digital Website.

Step 1: Secure site/preceptors for all rotations
Step 2: Request that preceptors fill out a Preceptor Commitment Form
Step 3: Complete the Distance Track Rotation Schedule Form
Step 4: Complete the DICAS Application
Step 5: Complete the Cedar Crest College DI Student Online Application and submit your $60 application fee.
Step 6: Complete a telephone interview with Cedar Crest College
Step 7: Match and rank your Cedar Crest College DI choices on the D&D Digital Website

Step 1

All applicants applying for remote/distance track need to find 4 preceptors for each of the following rotations.

NOTE: Community Concentration does not need an additional preceptor because you will return to Community Site 1 or 2. (You will need to make sure that the preceptor knows that you will be coming twice and confirm the dates.)

Resources to help you secure site/preceptors

Step 2

After you have found your preceptors, preceptors will need to fill out the Preceptor Commitment Form and email it back to you.

Please make sure the preceptors have read the rotation requirements before filing out the form.

Interns will submit the Preceptor Commitment Forms on DICAS under Supplemental Materials.

NOTE: Applications will not be reviewed if the online preceptor commitment form for all four sites are not submitted on DICAS. 

Step 3

Complete the Distance Rotation Schedule Form.

Interns can follow option A or B schedule depending on their preference and preceptor availability.

Interns will submit this form on DICAS under Supplemental Materials.

NOTE: Applications will not be reviewed if the form is not submitted on DICAS.

Step 4

Complete the DICAS application (contact your DPD Director if you have not received the website link as this is updated yearly.


For the Cedar Crest College Dietetic Internship, you must submit 3 references:

NOTE: Personal references will not be accepted. Faculty references must come from faculty who worked with you as an instructor. For example, if you worked with a faculty member as a TA in his/her class but never took a class with that instructor, the faculty member could write a work reference for you, but should not submit a faculty reference. The faculty references must have taught you in class so they are able to address your skills as a student.

Personal Statement Criteria: Resume/ E-portfolio

DICAS Supplemental Material

Applicants will need to submit the following under Supplemental Materials

  1. Clinical Preceptor Commitment Form
  2. FSM Preceptor Commitment Form
  3. Community Site 1 Preceptor Commitment Form
  4. Community Site 2 Preceptor Commitment Form
  5. Distance Track Rotation Schedule Form

Step 5

Complete the Cedar Crest College DI Student Online Application Form. After you fill out this form you will be promted to submit a $60 application fee online.

NOTE: If you apply to both tracks, only one $60 fee will be collected. The $60 application fee is waived for all current Cedar Crest College students. All materials submitted as part of the application process will be considered the property of Cedar Crest College, and will not be returned.

Step 6

Interview Process

Only candidates being considered for acceptance will be contacted for a phone interview in March. 

Step 7

Complete the D&D Digital Computer Matching and rank your Cedar Crest College DI choices as follows:





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