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Financial Information

Below estimates the cost of re-locating to and living in Boston. Our internship program is designed so that you do not need a car to attend the internship or our offsite rotations. We have an excellent public transportation system.

We currently do not provide financial aid to our dietetic interns.

The BIDMC Dietetic Internship does not currently require drug testing as part of the admissions process. BIDMC is a drug-free workplace and learning environment.


Tuition -- $6,500 per intern; includes $1,000 deposit due upon acceptance to the program.
Housing (rental in/near Boston area) -- $1,100 - $1,800/month
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics student membership -- $65/year
Lab coat (2) -- $60 - $80
Health insurance -- $150 - $170/month (if purchased through the Massachusetts Health Connector website)
Transportation (subway/bus) -- $85/month (visit the MBTA website for more specific details)
Food-Medication Interaction reference -- $30
Food/Meals outside of hospital -- $200/month


The following are provided by BIDMC:
Meals -- up to $600/year in our two retail areas at BIDMC
Professional liability insurance
Registration fees for Children's Hospital Boston pediatric conference
Discounted Red Sox tickets (i.e., $5 per ticket, up to 2 at a time)
Discounted entertainment tickets

Contact Information

Julie Robarts, MS, MPH, RD, LDN
Dietetic Internship Coordinator
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Rabb B-06
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215