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Program Schedule

The Mount Auburn Hospital Dietetic Internship emphasizes a hands on-experience requiring attendance for five 8.5 hour days each week. The days are typically 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, however, they can vary depending upon your rotation and preceptors schedule. The program rotations occur in a wide range of settings from inpatient clinical to outpatient to food service. Mondays, which are class days, are included in this schedule. These days are either spent at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center or other joint class Days at other Boston Dietetic Internship facilities.

A sample rotation is provided below:

Sample Rotation Schedule

Clinical & Food Service Rotations

Spend the majority of your internship completing rotations at Mount Auburn Hospital and off-site locations. Your rotations at Mount Auburn Hospital will include:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Food service management
  • Outpatient nutrition counseling
  • Geriatric mental health
  • Surgical

Off-Site Rotation Locations

Enjoy opportunities for off-site rotations in the densely-populated Boston area. You may work in facilities such as:

“Staff Relief”

You’ll know you’re ready for your first full-time job as a dietitian after your final rotation at Mount Auburn Hospital: Taking over a staff dietitian's full assignment for five weeks.

Schedule a Tour

We encourage all perspective interns to participate in a virtual tour. It provides a chance to meet the staff and current interns, and learn more about our dietetic internship program. Tours will be Fridays at 8:30 am on the following dates: November 13 & 20, December 4, 11 & 18, and January 8 & 15. For more information, or to schedule a tour, contact program director Emily Lotterhand or call 617-499-5665, Extension 3059. 

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