Program Match

 

Dietitians of Canada coordinates the annual Program Match for post-degree Practicum Programs. An online system is used to match applicant choices with available Program openings. This is a very competitive program, and a limited number of positions are available. Fewer than 50 per cent of the candidates who apply are selected each year.

To participate, applicants must:

  1. register in the online match program,

  2. submit a complete application package, and
  3. pay the required application fee to each program they wish to apply to.

The 2019 Program Match Application Packages are now available. Please see side banner. 


See this list of Frequently Asked Questions for further information

How to apply

  • Mid-September: Program Match Application Pacakge and Confirmation of Completion of Academic Program Form are available. 
  • Early December: Participants may register in the Match System through the DC Store.
  • Mid-January: Deadline for registration, submission of all required documents and selection of program choices.
  • Mid-March - early April:  Applicants notified of outcomes of program selections.


Important Information for students interested in Post-graduate Practicum placement opportunities in Ontario:

For those interested in applying to post-graduate practicum programs in Ontario, please review the information in this file.  This document provides the latest updates on the status of postgraduate placements as well as answers to common questions posed during the Ontario Dietetic Education Programs Webinars hosted in November by Ontario programs.


Interested in Dietetic Practicum at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre or SickKids?

We are excited to announce that the internship programs at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Hospital for Sick Children have officially partnered with Ryerson University’s Professional Masters Diploma in Dietetics.  These partnerships are effective for the 2019-2020 program cohort.  Applications for the PMDip Dietetics should be submitted via the Dietitians of Canada Internship Match Process.

For information on the PMDip Dietetics admissions requirements, program structure, courses, and fees see: https://www.ryerson.ca/nutrition/programs/dietetics-pmdip/
For information on the unique dietetic practical training offered by each partner organization see:
Interested in Dietetic Practicum at Hamilton Health Sciences Centre? 

The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University College has entered into a collaboration agreement with Hamilton Health Sciences regarding dietetic practicums. We are both very committed to ensuring that the dietetic practicums at HHSC are preserved and integrated into the post-undergraduate academic programs at Brescia. If you are interested in applying for a dietetic practicum at Hamilton Health Sciences, we invite you to apply to Brescia’s Diploma in Dietetic Education & Practical Training Program by January 18, 2019 at: http://brescia.uwo.ca/academics/certificate-and-diploma-programs/diploma-foods-nutrition/ and indicate your preference for Hamilton Health Sciences in your cover letter and in your geographic location choices in the application.

 
Interested in Dietetic Practicum at London Health Sciences Centre? 

The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University College has been engaged in collaboration discussions with London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) regarding their dietetic practicum programs. While we do not have signed collaboration agreements yet, we are all very committed to ensuring that the dietetic practicums at LHSC are preserved and integrated into academic programs. As such, if you are interested in applying to this program, we would ask that you apply to Brescia’s Diploma in Dietetic Education & Practical Training Program at the following link by January 18, 2019: http://brescia.uwo.ca/academics/certificate-and-diploma-programs/diploma-foods-nutrition/ and indicate your preference for London Health Sciences in your cover letter and in your geographic location choices in the application.
 


Updated January 15, 2019

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2019 Program Match Application

Application package Confirmation of completion of Academic form

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