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Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program

About Our Program

The Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program (NODIP) is administered by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), in collaboration with multiple preceptors, communities, and facilities throughout Northern Ontario. NODIP is nationally accredited, and thus has been designed to develop the competencies required of an entry-level dietitian.

NOSM’s social accountability mandate and a commitment to community engaged and distributed learning is the foundation of NODIP. Learn more about NOSM.

NODIP provides practical experience for students to obtain the Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice. The internship is a comprehensive 46-week program in which students are exposed to nutrition care, population and public health, and management roles in dietetics.

NODIP offers a wide range of challenging learning experiences in a variety of practice settings including:

  • Regional Hospitals
  • Family Health Teams
  • Public Health Units
  • Community Health Centres
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Small Rural Hospitals
  • Aboriginal Communities
  • Indigenous Communities

This internship will help you develop the unique skills required to meet the growing demand for health professionals in Northern and rural communities.

Up to 12 successful applicants will be selected annually for this 46 week program which begins in early September. Interns will live and practice in one of three primary sites: Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, and Sudbury.

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Applicants must apply through Dietitians of Canada (DC). Please refer to Selection Process for more details.

Please see the links below for more detailed information:

This dietetic education program is accredited under the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) and prepares students for eligibility for registration with a provincial dietetics regulatory body.


Contact Information

Denise Raftis M.Ed., RD
Program Manager, Northern Ontario Dietetic Internship Program (NODIP)
Northern Ontario School of Medicine at Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Rd
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
Tel: 705-662-7167
Fax: 705-675-4858
Email: denise.raftis@nosm.ca

 

 

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