James J. Peters Bronx VA Medical Center - Dietetic Internship Program
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Dietetic Internship Program


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James J. Peters Bronx VA Medical Center



JJPVA STIPEND $ 20,026 ($10/hour)  (Before tax withholdings, paid bi-weekly, August to August)
There is no tuition for the JJPVA Dietetic Internship. The stipend received is generally used to cover some of the cost of living expenses.


Application Fees:
Fee to use DICAS
NYU Graduate School Application Fee Waived
D & D Computer Matching Fee $50

NYU Tuition: (34 Credit Masters Program)
Interns are responsible for their tuition at NYU

$1,596 per credit = $54,264; Additional registration fees: $479 for 1st credit and $67 for each additional credit
Financial Aid: Tuition assistance from NYU may be available. Students may apply for loans; full-time equivalency status is maintained for the twelve months of the internship. Students are eligible to apply for scholarships once full-time (last Fall semester).

Housing is available on the grounds of JJPVA on a first-come,first-serve basis. Cost is approximately $480 per month. Washer, dryer and all utilities included.

NYU Dormitories
Visit http://www.nyu.edu/housing/payments/rates.html* for current rates.


  • Free parking available at JJPVA, NYC public bus or subway transportation. **Interns relying on public transportation during the internship may qualify for a free unlimited monthly Metrocard from the VA during the internship.
  • Government car is available to travel to pediatric rotation from VA housing. Valid driver's license required to secure car.

Other Expenses

  • AND Associate Membership $58
  • Student Membership, Greater NY Dietetic Association $30
  • Attendance Fee for required non-VA conference or seminar (example: Annual GNYDA Mary Swartz Rose Memorial Lecture $30 for GNYDA members)
  • Books & Supplies (approx) $150-$250 per semester NYU
  • Uniforms $200
  • Internship reference/supplies (approx) $250