Dietetic Internship

The Manitoba Partnership Dietetic Education Program ensures dietetic interns gain practical experience in all aspects of dietetic practice utilizing principles of adult education and self-directed learning. Learning opportunities occur throughout the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) and other health regions in Manitoba, to support dietetic interns in developing skills in all five areas of competence: Professional Practice, Communication and Collaboration, Nutrition Care, Population and Public Health and Management consistent with The Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice developed by PDEP ( This post-degree dietetic education program is accredited under Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) and prepares individuals for eligibility for registration with a provincial dietetics regulatory body.

Application Details

Twenty dietetic internship positions are offered through the MPP Pre-Selection process which is available exclusively to students enrolled in the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Human Nutritional Sciences. A student’s eligibility to apply for a Pre-Selection position is determined prior to application submission and includes assessment of academic courses, degree GPA and degree credit hours. Applications are due by
November 1st of each year. 

For further information on Program Outline, Application Requirements/Process and Selection Criteria see:
Dietetic Internship Program Information.

Information for Internship Preceptors

Preceptors Guide

Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice

MPP Website User Guide - Preceptor

Additional Information for Students