|Program fee is $9000 (fee for ISPP Interns is $10,000 - see ISPP Policy)
|Virginia Tech application fee||$50|
|Computer matching fee
One-time fee paid to D&D Digital to participate in the match process.
|Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System
$45 for first program and $25 for each additional program
|Other estimated expenses:|
|Rent, utilities, food||Blacksburg: $600-900
Northern Virginia: $1300*
|Textbooks (variable)||$200 (depending on books retained from DPD program)|
|Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics student membership||$58|
|Car expenses (gas, insurance, parking, etc.)||varies**|
|Pre-placement immunizations and physical exam||varies|
|Background checks and drug screening||$100 (varies)***|
|Meals and local transportation costs during trips||$100|
|* In order to stay within this range in Northern Virginia, a roommate would be needed.
** A car and valid driver's license are necessary for traveling to classes and facilities. Northern Virginia interns incur a $3.00 parking expense for the weekly class.
*** Must successfully complete a background check and drug screen; inability to successfully pass may result in inability to be placed in practice sites and ultimate dismissal from the program.
Employment during the internship: Interns spend at least 45-50 hours per week doing internship-related activities. Employment opportunities that allow interns to fulfill program requirements are limited; expectations for performance do not change due to employment status. If you have questions about employment during the internship, contact us before submitting an application.