Nutrition Services Department Riyadh


Nutrition Services is dedicated to providing and promoting optimal nutritional therapy for its patients and community through expertise, leadership, research, and education. One of the goals of nutrition services is to provide specialized training programs for dietetic interns, Saudi Career Development Program Participants (SCDP), and medical staff undertaking nutrition education.



• Improve knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the practice of clinical nutrition.
• Conduct full nutritional assessments for patients with various medical conditions.
• Effectively provide dietary interventions and dietary education for those patients.
• Work cooperatively with other members of the healthcare team to provide high-quality healthcare.
• Promote professional development by assisting students in developing decision-making, problem-solving, communication, and leadership skills.
• Adhere to professional Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.



Three (3) months

Acceptance Criteria:

• Internship request letter from the intern’s sponsor
• Saudi national or born to a Saudi mother 
• A GPA of 3.5 out of 5 or 2.8 out of 4 and above
• English Proficiency Exam (TOEFL 61and above, IELTS 6 and above, STEP 90 and above)
• Pass the interview
• Pass a written quiz by the Nutrition Department with 60% and above



• Medical coverage as per hospital policy
• Certificate of completion


Things to know before applying:

• Submitting your application does not guarantee acceptance to the internship
• Applications must be submitted at least (2) two months prior to the starting date
• Training seats are limited and based on availability
• Verifying the accuracy of documents and information submitted is your responsibility
• Please note that inaccurate information or missing documents will result in your application being rejected

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