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