Morrison Healthcare is a major market employer in the healthcare food service and nutrition industry. As one of the nation’s leading employers of dietitians, they appreciate and recognize the need for skilled and well-trained dietitians. The internship provides opportunity for the intern to train under dedicated professional dietetic leadership and gain practice experience in a variety of settings with current trends and requirements to be a successful professional.
Morrison Healthcare Dietetic Internship provides an innovative learning experience that is customized to the location of the intern and his or her desired concentration of either clinical nutrition, healthcare food and nutrition food management, or long-term care. The goal is to educate and train our future dietitians so they are excited about establishing and maintaining a lifelong profession, provide employment in areas they want to establish a career, and give back to our profession competent, enthused professionals.
Our ACEND-accredited internship is structured for interns to complete required competencies to meet exam requirements set by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Applicants must hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree from an U.S. regionally accredited university or college or foreign equivalent as determined by a recognized credentialing agency and a verification statement from a ACEND-approved Didactic Program in Dietetics.
2019-20 Internship Class and Faculty
Morrison Healthcare Internship News!
Congratulations to Karen Smith, Sr Director, for receiving the 2020 Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Practioners (NDEP) Outstanding Educator Award (Central Region)
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Morrison Interns who received scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation: Kelsey Behrndt, Foundation scholarship, Maddie Dodsworth, Dietetics in Healthcare Communities Horizon Scholarship, and to Eileen Waldron for receiving the Georgia Dietetic Foundation Student Scholarship.
Congratulations to 2018-19 Morrison Interns who received Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation: Melanie Jones, Kathryn E Smith Memorial Scholarship and Christianna Gozzi, Conagra Foods Scholarship
Congratulations to 2017-18 Morrison Interns who received Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation: Colleen Barnett, Major Helen B Gearin Memorial Scholarship and Kari Sharp, Col Catherine E Manchester Memorial Scholarship
Congratulations to 2015-16 Morrison Interns who received Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Foundation: Zaily Llamas Chavez- CDR Diversity Scholarship; Catharine Kennedy- Lt Col Helen M Davis Memorial Scholarship
Congratulations to Katie Hardison, MS, RD, LDN, for selection to serve as the CDR Newly Credentialed Practitioner, June 1, 2015- May 31, 2017. Katie graduated in May 2014 and is a clinical dietitian in North Carolina.
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