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Western Kentucky University

Calendar and Schedule




Dietetic Internship Program Director:

Jane Simmons, MS, RD, LD

Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-5224 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax) (e-mail)

Webmaster: (e-mail)


This program will consist of 1,208 hours of supervised practice experience with a concentration in community nutrition.  Students will complete 32 weeks of supervised practice (16 both the fall and spring semesters).  The class and rotation calendar are planned for each student.  The program start date is in mid-August (the week before University classes begin) and the scheduled completion date is in late April/early May.  Vacation and holidays include Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the adjacent Friday, a two-week semester break, and Martin Luther King Day.  Interns will be required to be on campus one Friday per month during the internship. Interns will be given one week off between the first and second rotation and second and third rotations.


Dates for 2013-2014

Fall, 2013

FACS 581- August 19-23 (on campus)

Internship rotations begin-August 26

Labor Day – September 2

Interns on Campus- September 20, October 25, and December 6

Thanksgiving Holiday- November 28-29

Break- December 23-January 3 

Spring, 2014

Rotation continues - January 6

Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday- January 20

Interns on Campus- January 31

Ky AND Day at State Capital - TBA

Interns on Campus- March 7

KY AND FNCE- TBA (late March /early April)

Rotations end – May 2

FACS 587- May 5-9 (on campus) 

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