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Dietetic Internship


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Welcome! The Texas WIC Dietetic Internship (TX WIC DI) is designed to train qualified nutritionists employed within either the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC) WIC program or Texas WIC local agencies, to become Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN). 

The Texas WIC Dietetic Internship is currently granted full accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 899-5400, www.eatrightpro.org/acend.

The application deadline is June 1st each year. The Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS) is utilized for application processing. However, the internship does not participate in the DICAS match.

All applicants will be notified by Aug. 1st of the application year as to whether or not they have been selected to participate in the internship for the upcoming year.

For details regarding the internship and current application cycle, please click the link above to read the “Prospective Student Brochure”.

Please direct questions regarding the Texas WIC Dietetic Internship or application process to: 

Melissa Mouton, MS, RDN, LD
Director, Texas WIC Dietetic Internship
Texas Health and Human Services Commission – WIC Program
P.O. Box 149347,  Mail Code 1933 
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Phone: (512) 709-6278 or (512) 341-4510; Fax (512) 341-4473
E-mail: Melissa.Mouton@hhsc.state.tx.us



Last updated November 20, 2018