Application Process

The University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Dietetic Internship Program uses the online centralized internship application, DICAS, which can be accessed at in early December for the spring match.


To learn more about your responsibilities as an applicant to a dietetic internship program that uses DICAS and participates in computer matching go to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website.

Application deadline: The online application must be completed for our program by 11:59 p.m. CT by the mid-February deadline set by ACEND.

Fee to use DICAS: $40 for the first application submitted; $20 for each additional application submitted

Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be sent to:
DICAS Transcript Dept.
PO Box 9118
Watertown, MA 02472

Personal Statement

Applicants are required to complete a personal statement in 1,000 words or less. Questions to be addressed in the statement include:

  • Why do you want to enter the dietetic profession?
  • Discuss experiences that have helped to prepare you for your career
  • What are your short-term and long-term goals?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses or areas needing improvement?
  • Why would you like to be a dietetic intern at UH Cleveland Medical Center?