WIC Dietetic Internship

The Texas Women, Infants and Children Dietetic Internship is housed in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's WIC program. The internship is designed to train qualified nutritionists employed within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's WIC program or local Texas WIC agencies, to become registered dietitian nutritionists.

The application deadline is April 26, 2024 for the 2025 class. Transcripts for Spring semester courses are required by June 1st. The Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System is used for application processing. However, the internship doesn't participate in the DICAS match.

All applicants will be notified by July 5th of the application year as to whether or not they've been selected to participate in the internship for the upcoming year.

To learn more, read the Prospective Student Brochure (PDF).

The Individualized Supervised Practice Program (ISPP) Track will be discontinued effective 8/31/2024.

Contact Us

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

Melissa Mouton, MS, RDN
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: 512-466-8236
Email: Melissa.Mouton@hhs.texas.gov

About the Accreditation

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.