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Personal Statement

In addition to the Dietetic Internship Program application, please hand-write a personal statement that will include all of the elements listed below. The personal statement should be limited to three pages, single-sided. The statement will be evaluated on the basis of clarity of expression and thought, as well as inclusion of all  requested elements.

  • How did you become interested in nutrition and dietetics?
  • Why are you interested in a dietetic internship with a clinical emphasis?
  • Why are you interested in applying to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center?
  • How do you think that the internship will help you achieve your short and long-term goals?
  • Include an assessment of your personal characteristics, including your strengths and areas for development.
  • What are your significant achievements and accomplishments that may not be identifiable from the rest of the application?
  • Do you have any significant events or obstacles that have affected your personal growth and preparation for the Dietetic Internship Program?   

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