Virtual GNYDA Dietetic Internship Fair


Virtual GNYDA Dietetic Internship Fair

  • Sunday, October 25, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual via zoom on home computers


  • NOTE: Please do not select this option if you are not a DI Director.
  • NOTE: Please do not select this option if you are not a LIDA/WRDA member.
  • Just for this event, non-member students will be able register for the event, get a full year of GNYDA membership, and save $15 total. This non-member student pricing includes 2020-2021 student membership dues (must be an AND student member to be eligible for student membership).
  • Note: This does not include GNYDA membership.


The virtual GNYDA Dietetic Internship fair, organized by the GNYDA student committee, provides a chance for students to hear from dietetic internship directors from the tri-state area and beyond.

This year, the DI fair will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 1:00-5:00 pm, virtually via Zoom.

Directors will be giving presentations about their programs, and there will be a chance to ask questions after each presentation. In addition to the DI presentations, Joan Salge Blake EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND, Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition at Boston University will be giving an informative presentation about the DICAS application process.


  • 1:00 pm: Admission process begins.
  • 1:30 pm: Open address from GNYDA President and Student Committee Co-Chairs.
  • 1:45 pm: Keynote speaker, Joan Salge Blake EdD, RD, LDN, FAND, will provide insight regarding the application and DICAS process. 
  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Program directors will each have 4 minutes to provide key information about their dietetic internship program. They will not be taking questions; however, you can submit questions about the program via the chat feature and they will likely be addressed during the Q&A at 4:35pm. If you have individual or more specific questions regarding one of the programs, the contact information for all program directors will be provided on a slide during the break following the presentation session.
  • 4:00 pm - 4:05pm: Break. 
  • 4:05 pm: A GNYDA student member will help you get set up for the interactive sessions for the remainder of the event. We will instruct you on how to place Zoom in "speaker view", "raise your hand", and unmute yourself.  
  • 4:10 pm: Gain access to your Dietetic Internship Toolkit! Jenny Westerkamp RD, CSSD, founder of All Access Dietetics (formerly known as All Access Internships) will, not only answer questions about the dietetic internship application process, but also inform you about the services All Access Dietetics provides to assist you through the process. Following her info session, you will be provided with a promo code to obtain your FREE All Access Dietetics Dietetic Internship Toolkit!
  • 4:30 pm: Every participant is automatically entered to win a variety of raffle prizes, including gift cards to Trader Joe's, Ulta, Target, ClassPass, Amazon, ImWellthy.com, Whole Foods, and more! If you're selected as one of the winners, send us an emoji, thumbs up, or comment in the chat feature to confirm you're still tuning in. Your prize will be emailed to you following the event. 
  • 4:35 pm: Current dietetic interns will be answering as many questions as they can about their programs during the Q & A session.

Below is a list of the participating programs:

  • Boston University 
  • Cedar Crest 
  • CUNY School of Public Health 
  • Hunter College 
  • James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
  • Lehman 
  • Lenoir Rhyne University 
  • Long island University/Post 
  • National Institute of Health 
  • Northwell Health 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
  • New York University 
  • Queens College 
  • Russell Sage Colleges
  • Rutgers University 
  • Saint Elizabeth University 
  • Stony Brook University 
  • Sodexo 
  • Syracuse University 
  • U.S Army 
  • Wellness Workdays

Everyone in attendance, including program directors and representatives, will also be automatically entered to win a variety of raffle prizes throughout the virtual event donated by our generous sponsors!

For the first time, Jenny Westerkamp, founder of All Access Dietetics, will be answering questions in real time for a more interactive experience! All registrants will be provided with a promo code to gain FREE access to their own Dietetic Internship Toolkit, generously donated by All Access Dietetics.