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  • 1. Dietetic Internship Certificate Program Department of Nutrition Science Sage Graduate School The Sage Colleges
  • 2. The Mission of The Dietetic Internship Program
    • … to provide the practical experiences which will enable graduates of ADA didactic programs to become competent, entry level dietetic practitioners prepared for the challenges of a changing society and to impress on interns the importance of life long education and self-improvement …
  • 3. An Integrative Approach
    • Over 1,000 hours of supervised practice in and around the Capital District of Upstate New York
    • A focus on Clinical Dietetics, Food Service Management, and Community Nutrition
    • Five Graduate Courses applicable to one of three Master’s Degree Programs
    • Full Time and Part Time options
    • Opportunities to network with nutrition professionals via on-campus programs and State and Local Dietetic Association Meetings
  • 4. Location, Location, Location!
    • Troy is in the heart of the Capital Region of New York
    • State, which allows Sage Dietetic Interns to be placed in a
    • variety of exceptional facilities such as:
    • ( Clicking on a facility name will bring you to the facility’s website)
        • Albany Medical Center
        • Averill Park School District
        • Cornell Cooperative Extension
        • Ellis Hospital
        • Glens Falls Hospital
        • New York State Department of Health, Division of Nutrition and WIC Programs
        • Saratoga Springs School District
        • Northeast Health
  • 5. The Internship Experience
    • Clinical Dietetics (13 weeks)
      • Interns spend 10 weeks conducting supervised medical nutrition therapy rotating among Cardiology, Diabetes, Geriatrics, AIDS/HIV, Oncology, Renal Dialysis, and 3 weeks of Nutrition Support
      • The final 3 weeks are Entry-Level Practice in which the Intern acts as a Generalist Dietitian responsible for an assigned unit or floor of the facility
    • Food Service Management (13 weeks)
      • Rotation topics include, Menu Planning; Supply & Food Procurement; Food Production & Service Systems; Sanitation; Safety; Recycling; Merchandising & Food Marketing; Management Tools, Functions, & Skills; Human Resource Management; Central Office & Project Management; and Clinical Nutrition Management
    • Community Nutrition (7 weeks)
      • 1 week of Orientation & WIC training
      • 2 weeks of supervised practice with a High Risk Maternity/Pre-Natal Nutrition Program (WIC)
      • 4 weeks of supervised practice in a Community Nutrition Education Program
  • 6. A Combined Internship & Master’s Program
    • Required Dietetic Internship Master’s Courses:
      • NTR 530 Practicum in Clinical Nutrition
      • NTR 531 Practicum in Food Service Systems Management
      • NTR 548 Contemporary Topics in Dietetics
      • NTR 549 Nutrition and Disease Management for Pediatrics
      • NTR 532 Practicum in Community Nutrition I
    • Internship Master’s Courses can be applied to the following Master’s Degree Programs:
    • ( click to link to Degree Program)
        • Applied Nutrition
        • Health Education
        • Health Services Administration
  • 7.
    • Full Time
      • Completed in 10 months
      • Supervised practice four days per week (minimum of 32 hours)
      • Two graduate courses during both Fall and Spring terms (classes generally held on Mondays)
      • One course taken during Summer Session III
    • Part Time
      • Must be completed within 2 years
      • Approximately 16 hours of supervised practice per week
      • One course is taken in the fall semester and continued in the spring semester of the first year
      • One course is taken in Summer Session III of the first year
      • Two courses are taken in the fall semester of the second year
      • One course is taken in the spring semester of the second year
  • 8. Financial Aid Eligibility
    • To qualify for either Federal and State Aid or the Stafford Student
    • Loans, Interns must apply and be accepted into one of the Sage
    • Graduate School Master's degree programs.
    • Anyone accepted/matched to the Sage Graduate School Dietetic
    • Internship Program automatically meets the MS in Applied Nutrition
    • admission requirements. However, applicants must complete and
    • submit the first page of the Application for Admission, of the Sage
    • Graduate School Self-Managed Application with their DI Application packet.
    • To be considered for financial aid, the application for Federal
    • Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed. Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • for more details.
  • 9. Credit for Prior Experience
    • The ADA allows programs the flexibility to modify supervised
    • experiences for individuals with extensive learning and professional
    • competence acquired outside the academic setting.
    • A maximum of 6 credits may be waived for professional competency.
    • Waiver Process: (for more information click here )
    • Submit Sage Graduate School Dietetic Internship Application and submit SGS DI Practicum Course Waiver Application with corresponding Professional Competency Portfolio(s) (one portfolio for each practicum course to be waived).
    • Oral presentation and interview, one session for each practicum course to be waived.
    • Pass the course specific examination(s) with a grade of 70% or better, one exam for each course to be waived.
    • Program Fee and Tuition are reduced based on number of credits waived.
  • 10. Professional Opportunities & Networking
    • New York State Dietetic Association Annual Meeting
    • Hudson Valley Dietetic Association Meetings
    • Sage Graduate School Research Symposium
    • Nutrition Department Programs:
      • Fall Nutrition Seminar
      • Annual Nutrition Networking Night
  • 11. Where Do Our Graduates Work?
    • Clinical Dietetics
    • Susan Indilicato has been a Registered Dietitian since September
    • 2005. She completed her Dietetic Internship at Sage Graduate
    • School, and was awarded New York State Outstanding Dietetic
    • Intern Student of the Year for 2004-2005. Susan graduated in
    • August 2008 with her Master’s Degree in Applied Nutrition from
    • Sage Graduate School. She is currently employed as a Clinical
    • Dietitian at Albany Medical Center. Before becoming employed
    • at Albany Medical Center (AMC), she worked at St. Peter’s
    • hospital as a diet clerk and technician, assisting Dietitians.
    • Susan currently provides medical nutritional therapy (MNT)
    • to patients and participates in educating medical students &
    • residents at AMC. Ms. Indilicato is a hard working, highly
    • motivated personwho loves working with people and educating others about
    • nutrition.
  • 12. Where Do Our Graduates Work?
    • Community Dietetics
    • Danielle Quigley is a Registered Dietitian and
    • New York State Certified Dietitian Nutritionist.
    • She received a Bachelor of Science degree in
    • Nutrition from Russell Sage College in 2001,
    • graduating with Honors. She completed her dietetic internship in 2002 and was
    • awarded a Master of Science degree in Health Services Administration from
    • Sage Graduate School in 2003. Danielle has extensive experience with federal
    • nutrition programs, working previously as a WIC Nutritionist in Indiana and as a
    • Nutrition Consultant for the “Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables” (JSY)
    • program where she educated thousands of food stamp recipients in the largest
    • geographic area of NY State. Danielle is currently employed as a Public Health
    • Nutritionist for the NYS Department of Health and serves as the Contract
    • Manager for a USDA Food Stamp Nutrition Education program. She oversees
    • the nutrition, fiscal and food safety areas of this multi-million dollar initiative.
  • 13.  
  • 14. Where Do Our Graduates Work?
    • Community Dietetics
    • Ellie Wilson is a registered dietitian and Senior Nutritionist for Price
    • Chopper/Golub Corporation, located in Schenectady, NY. She holds a M.S. in
    • Community Health Education and is certified in weight management for
    • pediatrics, adolescents, and adults. Ms. Wilson attended
    • Russell Sage College, where she obtained her B.S. in Nutrition
    • Science. She then completed her Internship and Master’s degree at
    • Sage Graduate School. She has held clinical dietitian positions with
    • Seton Health Systems, Albany Clinical Nutrition, and Capital
    • Cardiology Associates; worked as a consultant for. NYS Education
    • Dept. with the School Meals Initiative; Outreach Director for the Oley
    • Foundation, a non-profit that serves individuals living on TPN or
    • tube feeding; and also had a private practice, Neighborhood
    • Nutrition, LLC, offering MNT and corporate wellness programs. As
    • Senior Nutritionist at Price Chopper, Ellie develops nutrition
    • resources for the chain’s 116 stores. She is active professionally
    • with the Hudson Valley and New York State Dietetic Associations.
  • 15. What Our Graduates Have to Say
    • “ The program was both intense and challenging. I enjoyed
    • it immensely and would highly recommend it to anyone
    • seeking the skills necessary to become a successful dietitian
    • and leader.”
    • “ Sage Graduate School was my first choice for the DI program because of the small class size, professors with professional nutrition experience and both an independent and team-based approach to learning.”
    • “ A degree from The Sage Colleges and completion of the
    • DI program opened many doors for me. Within 3 years at
    • my current place of employment, I was promoted to lead a
    • team of top nutrition professionals.”
  • 16. Contact Information
    • For any questions you may have concerning our dietetic internship or further details regarding the DI/MS option, please contact DI Director, Melodie Bell-Cavallino, MS, RD, CDN, FADA, at (518) 244-2075 or via e-mail at [email_address] .
    • The Sage Colleges Dietetic Internship Program participates in the ADA Computer Matching Process

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