Are you looking to get a jump start above your peers in the field of nutrition?
We have a course for YOU that has a trip component to sunny San Diego, CA tied to the course. Students will gain cutting technology pertaining to sports nutrition at The American College of Sports Medicine Health & Fitness Summit in San Diego, CA in April 2017!
The Department of Kinesiology has collaborated with the Department of Nutritional Sciences to include undergraduates the opportunity to take this professional development course. Some of our former students in Penn State University ‘s Nutritional Science program have gone two years in a row and have highly benefited from this course!
KINES 295 C: Professional Development Curriculum
Those students looking to register for this course must pick up both forms (YELLOW- conference registration form and an ORANGE form for course registration in 275 Rec Hall and return to Lori Gravish in 268-F Rec Hall)
DEADLINE: Monday, NOV 29th
Course Description: This course is designed to provide undergraduate students the opportunities of professional development via lecture format, professional travel to a national conference, and guest round table discussions. Throughout the course, students will have exposure to professional communication with faculty from other reputable universities and institutions in the form of a dinner discussion, lectures, training sessions, and a poster forum. The students will learn how to write a resume to meet the needs for graduate school and/or employment. Other class foundational principles include: attending and note taking throughout the entire conference, business etiquette at professional lectures and expositions, exposure to professional networking, and learning how to exchange knowledge within the professional realm including interacting with other university students and health care colleagues at the conference.
This course will include a trip to the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Summit and Exposition in San Diego, California in April 2017. In addition, students will present the experience and knowledge gained from this professional travel at a formal poster forum presented for the Department of Kinesiology students and faculty as well as other interested parties within the College of Health and Human Development following the Health & Fitness Summit and Exposition.
For further questions, please contact Lori Gravish Hurtack at the information below.