For 2023, Morrison Healthcare DI will offer:
June 12, 2023-Dec 8, 2023; ONLY Full time- 40 hours/wk, Monday-Friday; Admission requirement: BS or MS Degree with DPD verification statement
Internship Class: Sept 2023-March/April 2024
Track 1: Sept 2023-March 2024; 40 hours/wk, Monday-Friday; Admission requirement: DPD Verification Statement with completed MS degree by August 2023
Track 2: Sept 2023-April 2024; 32 hours/wk, Monday-Thurs; Admission requirement: BS degree, DPD Verification statement, 18 hours completed toward master’s degree.
Track 3: Sept 2023-April 2024; 32 hours/wk, Monday-Thurs; Accepted into University of Alabama (UA) MS Degree, with BS degree and DPD Verification Statement; Courses with UA start, May 2023.
A minimum of 1000 hours of supervised practice is required to complete internship.
Number of students in the program: 96
Type of program: Distance education internship program
This program includes the structure and guidance for supervised practice completion, and online supplemental didactic training by means of and training modules and webinars.
We are a unique distance program in that we provide all of the rotation sites for our interns. Interns are required to complete their supervised clinical practice and food management rotations in a Compass/Morrison managed facilities.
For designated cities that host the internship’s practicum rotations, go to Rotation sites tab. The intern will be assigned to one city/location and complete all rotations in that location.
The work week is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Interns in graduate school are 32 hours per week, Monday - Thursday.
Online Training, E-based Scenario Learning, and Classes:
To help prepare the intern for his or her upcoming supervised practice experience, online modules and/or e-based scenario learning experiences are provided as pre-work prior to each rotation. Online quizzes are provided throughout the clinical rotations. At the end of the clinical and food managment rotations, interns complete a comprehensive examination.
Interns will participate in scheduled online classes throughout the program. These sessions will be coordinated by the internship director and include live presentations on relevant topics from experienced speakers, and presentations provided by interns.
Dietetic interns are considered Morrison students. As Morrison students, they are entitled access to the company’s intranet sites that enhance their learning as an intern.
Dietetic interns must participate in the internship virtual orientation prior to beginning of the internship. Rotations for the internship include foodservice management, clinical nutrition, community wellness, and long term care. The internship provides all required sites for the intern in their designated location/cities. Rotation sites may be within an 80 mile radius of the designated location/city.