School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Internship Program in Nutrition and Dietetics
Welcome to the Bowling Green State University Internship Program in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Interns in the distance program will attend a one-week orientation on campus in August - the week before the semester begins. The following timetable provides an overview of the steps you must complete prior to beginning the dietetic internship in the fall.
Traveling to Bowling Green
Driving directions to Bowling Green can be found here. Toledo Express Airport is about a 30 minute drive northwest from campus. The Detroit Metro Airport is approximately 90 minutes from Bowling Green . Shuttle service is available through BG Airport Shuttle. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Falcon Plaza. This hotel is within walking distance of campus.
Distance Intern Responsibilities
What to do
|Distance Interns Only: Fill out an application for the Graduate College. You will apply for the Graduate Certificate in Food and Nutrition.||Complete by June 1st .|
|Read on-line Intern Handbook||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
|Complete pre-orientation case studies - you will receive these directly from the Program Director.||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
|Enroll or renew your membership to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics if you have not done so already http://www.eatright.org/membershipinfo/. Remember that you are eligible for the student rate.||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
|Complete the Nutrition Care Process Tutorial http://adaeal.com/ncp/tutorial.htm||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
|Complete the FAFSA form if you plan to apply for federally subsidized loans. Please note that it is acceptance into the Graduate Certificate Program in Food and Nutrition that confers eligibility for loans – not acceptance into the Internship Program.|
|Contact your clinical site preceptors to determine any health requirements. (The internship handbook lists the tests typically required). Bring documentation of any that you have completed to the on-site orientation. You can have titers drawn while you are on campus, if needed. Some sites may require a criminal background check or drug screening||Let the program director know if you will want to have titers drawn during the on-site orientation so that arrangements can be made with the Student Health Service.|
|Submit a final official transcript that indicates the date that your degree was awarded, if you have not already done so||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
|Submit a completed and signed Verification of Program Completion Statement, if you have not already done so.||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
|After you receive your ID number, activate your BG Net account using the instructions provided. This must be done prior to orientation. Please bring log-in information with you.||Complete prior to on-site orientation|
Purchase and maintain health insurance coverage for the duration of the internship program. Proof of insurance must be provided to the program director
|Provide proof at on-site orientation at the latest.|
|Arrange for remaining required sites and submit signed Affiliation Agreements.||Site and preceptor information should be submitted prior to orientation.|