Across the community, clinical and management rotations, interns compete 6 weeks of supervised research in which they develop the critical thinking and research skills needed to conduct research and to apply evidence-based decision-making in practice. Interns each complete a pilot research project to enhance their community placement program and present it in a poster session at the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics meeting. Interns also engage in clinical nutrition research, and plan and conduct a 'problem-solving' management research project.