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Dietetic Internship Practice Sites

You will be placed at one primary facility during the community and management rotations, and one or two sites during medical nutrition therapy and elective rotations. Additional brief experiences are scheduled to assure exposure to a variety of practice areas such as pediatrics and home nutrition services.

Practice site facilities may change each year, and new facilities occasionally are added based on student interest and geographic location. Sites are located a few minutes to an hour’s drive from campus. The following are sites where interns have worked in the past.

Food Service Management Practice Sites

  • Assisted living and extended care facilities throughout southeastern Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Center for Independence
  • New Castle Place
  • School districts in southeastern Wisconsin
  • Waukesha Memorial Hospital
  • Zablocki V.A. Medical Center

Medical Nutrition Therapy Practice Sites

  • Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, IL)
  • United Hospital System (Kenosha County)
  • Waukesha Memorial Hospital
  • Zablocki V.A. Medical Center

Community Nutrition Practice Sites

  • Aging and disability resource centers
  • Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center
  • Hunger Task Force
  • Milwaukee County Department on Aging
  • University of Wisconsin-Extension Nutrition Programs
  • Women, infant and children projects throughout southeastern Wisconsin

Elective Practice Sites

  • ANEW Health Care Services (home care)
  • Outpatient and Endocrine Clinics in southeastern Wisconsin
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Outpatient Clinics (GI, endocrine, etc.)
  • Hy-Vee Grocery Store (Madison, WI)
  • Medical College of Wisconsin – Translational Research Unit
  • Rogers Memorial Hospital – Residential Eating Disorders Program