Dietetic Internship Program

Thank you for your interest in the Premier Health Dietetic Internship! We understand your goals of optimal experiences, shorter time, and reasonable costs and believe that we can exceed your expectations as you prepare for your future!  We are a master’s + internship program with a vast variety of experiences over 18 months for a total cost of $26,000 (2022).  We can individualize your path with unique rotations for your personal needs and professional development.

We are excited to offer a dietetic internship in an innovative, 1100 bed, Level I Trauma, and Teaching Hospital System and more in an expansive system, which opens many opportunities for you.!

We partner with the University of Dayton to offer a Master’s Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition as well as a Dietetic Internship Program. This combination will better prepare students for the future of dietetics as we near 2024 when a master’s degree will be required to take the registration exam.

We accept applications in the fall (from the UD graduate portal) and spring (for remaining seats from DICAS/D&DDigital) from students who are in their last year in or have graduated from any accredited dietetics program and have a Verification Statement or Intent to Complete letter.  Our interns must also be accepted into the University of Dayton Master’s Degree Program in Dietetics and Nutrition. Through this partnership, we have experiences throughout our local Premier Health and Community Networks. We are confident that the graduate classes will support supervised practice to optimize your learning and preparation for your professional future.

Our combined master’s + internship program is a cost and time efficient transition into your professional career through unique and individualized experiences to meet your needs and goals.  Our ideal applicant has dietetics related work and volunteer experience, is eager to explore many different experiences, and brings curiosity and enthusiasm!

Premier Health Dietetic Internship Open House

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 and Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Virtual and In Person options; please contact Karyn Catrine for virtual link or RSVP to in person session.


Karyn Catrine, MS, RDN, LD, Premier Health Dietetic Internship Program Director (

Jennifer Dalton, DCN, RDN, LD, University of Dayton Master’s Dietetics and Nutrition (

The Premier Health Dietetic Internship is accredited by ACEND.

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics can be contacted by:

The program is based at:
Miami Valley Hospital, Nutrition Services, 1 Wyoming St, Dayton, OH 45409 .