Monthly Archives: January 2017

On-Campus Work Opportunity for Students

The Noll Research Lab is currently in need of student workers to participate in controlled human feeding studies.  Please see the attached flier for additional information and Contact instructions.


Save the Date – On Campus Recruiting for Graduating Nutrition Students

This is a Save the Date announcement more info will follow with specifics.

March 13, 2017 a recruitor for the Compass Group- – Morrison Healthcare and Chartwells K12 Schools will be recruiting Nutrition majors recently graduated or planning a May or August 2017 graduation for several managment trainee positions.  They are planning a Presentation and Networking Night on March 13th with Interviews scheduled on March 14th.  Additional information will follow along with an RSVP contact.  Plan to attend if your are a graduating student this year and get that resume polished!

FY17 Compass Campus Brochure-2gm7ssz

PA Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Student Scholarships, due Feb. 24th!

General Scholarship

Deadline: February 24, 2017

Provides a scholarship to a student member of PA Academy who wishes to become eligible for registration through an internship, a coordinated program, or an AP4 program.

Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: February 24, 2017

Description: Provides a scholarship to a minority student in an underrepresented group, who is pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree in food and nutrition science to become a dietetic technician registered or registered dietitian nutritionist.

*The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics aligns it’s definition of diversity with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Academy’s mission and vision are most effectively realized through the promotion of a diverse membership that reflects cultural, ethnic, gender, racial, religious, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, geographical, political, educational, experiential and philosophical characteristics of the public it services. The Academy actively identifies and offers opportunities to individuals with varied skills, talents, abilities, ideas, disabilities, backgrounds and practice expertise.

Student AME Stipend

Deadline: February 24, 2017

Description: Are you a student who is registered for or would like to attend the PA Academy Annual Meeting and Exhibition (being held this year in King of Prussia, PA)?  If so, consider applying for the student stipend.  It can help offset the cost of the AME and connect you to members of PA Academy.

Info Sessions for Summer Study Abroad in Lyon, France!

French Culture & Cuisine

(3 HM Elective Credits) 

Dates for Program:  May 18 – 29, 2017

Location:    Lyon, France (One of the Largest cities in France)

What it includes:

  • 10 Day immersion in French culture and cuisine.
  • The Institut de Paul Bocuse is one of the premier schools in the world for learning French cuisine.
  • Wine & CheeseTastings
  • Great Shopping
  • Premier Chocolate Factory Tour
  • Visits to Food Markets and Historical Sites
  • Free Travel Time with train access to Paris as well as surrounding European Countries.

If you want to improve your culinary skill sets or if you just want to gain insight into a new culture and meet some great friends along the way, this is the opportunity for you.

Informational Session:

Thursday, January 19th at 6:00PM

Location 117 Mateer

If you are unable to attend, but interested please contact

Mitch Lawson via email

 *There will also be representatives to discuss a 5-week program in Europe as well as other opportunities within Hospitality Management

Research Diet Aides needed for Metabolic Diet Center

The Metabolic Diet Study Center in the Department of Nutritional Sciences has an immediate need for students to prepare meals for human controlled feeding studies. The ideal candidate will be able to accurately weigh and measure food, properly handle and store food items and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. Previous food service or food prep experience a plus. Available hours/days are anytime between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. Must be willing to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Please contact Marcella Smith at 814-863-9745or for more information

Marcella D. Smith
Metabolic Diet Center Manager | Department of Nutritional Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
224 Henderson Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802
814-863-9745 |

Position for Recent Graduate – Project Coordinator – Healthiest Maryland Schools

Project Coordinator, Healthiest Maryland Schools, Growth and Nutrition Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Key responsibilities-Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Healthiest Maryland Schools Program (

Supervise up to 50 Health Leaders (i.e. UMB students) and 1-2 Research Assistants per semester. Liaise with key staff at 6 or more Baltimore City Elementary/Middle Schools.  Coordinate the implementation of two evidence based curricula in after-school program at target elementary/middle schools in West Baltimore. Facilitate a comprehensive training for Health Leaders and monthly debriefing sessions each semester. Collect and organize quantitative and qualitative data.  Collaborate and foster relationships with UMB’s internal and external partners.  Manage Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions for UMB and Baltimore City Public Schools Apply here:


Project Coordinator

Requisition ID: 160001JY

Organization: Pediatrics

Job Posting: Jan 10, 2017

Unposting Date: Jan 24, 2017, 11:59:00 PM


Careers in Nutrition Course

If you have not yet taken the Careers in Nutrition class and you have an interest in the Nutrition major, I highly recommend you add it to your schedule this semester. This class is only offerred in the Spring.  It is especially useful for students new to the major and those wondering what you can do with a nutrition major.  This year we have individuals coming from a variety of backgrounds:  public health, school food service, business, consulting, eating disorders, communications, sports nutrition, and the food industry.  You’ll also learn networking skills to help you present yourself professionally and be in the best position to obtain experience to help you achieve your personal goals. Class meets on Friday, 12:20-1:10 in 350 HHD.  Consider adding class number 12545 to your schedule today.

Mrs. Eissenstat

Undergraduate TA opportunity for NUTR 100 Spring 2017

Interested in becoming a teaching assistant? Rachel Walker, the instructor for NUTR 100 is looking for one more TA for the Spring 2017 semester.  Serving as a teaching assistant is a good way to help students learn about nutrition and show your leadership skills.

The section will be held on Tuesday/Thursday from 9:05 am to 10:20 am starting on January 9, 2017 through February 26, 2017.

NUTR major or pre-major (sophomore through senior standing)
B+ or higher in NUTR 251

You can earn 1 credit in NUTR 496 for serving as a TA

If you are interested and meet the above qualifications, please contact Rachel Walker at ( In the email, please include a brief paragraph expressing why you are interested, any other commitments you have (e.g., other TA positions, work (include hours worked per week) or other extracurricular activities) as well as any questions you may have.

Congratulations to SNA Active Members, Fall 2016!