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Attention Seniors and Recent Grads – Full time position available at the Berkey Creamery

ASSISTANT RETAIL STORE SUPERVISOR

Campus/Location: University Park Campus
Date Announced: 05/01/2019
Date Closing: open until filled
Job Number: 87526
Level/Salary Band: 01 – I – Exempt
Work Unit: College of Agricultural Sciences
Department: Penn State Berkey Creamery
Full/Part Time: Full–Time

DESCRIPTION

The Penn State Berkey Creamery is now accepting applications for an Assistant Retail Store Supervisor. Responsibilities include; assisting in the daily supervision of the retail store operation, supervising student and technical service employees, product inventory and ordering, and assisting in the supervision of ecommerce shipping, daily paperwork, money management and the overall safety and sanitation of the Creamery storefront. Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a hospitality, business or a nutrition related discipline or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in recent retail management, preferably in the convenience store, restaurant or supermarket field highly preferred. Strong experience in all facets of retail management operations, customer service, accounting/money management, invoicing, inventory control and ordering, and employee hiring, training and scheduling are a must. A working knowledge of delegating job duties and responsibilities, stocking and rotating procedures, and sanitation rules and regulations are required. Additionally, experience in dairy and or retail sales and/or the manufacturing of dairy products are a plus. Food Service Certification/ServSafe is recommended but not required, as this will be part of normal Creamery training requirements. Candidate must possess initiative and be professional, honest, responsible, a flexible team player who is motivated, dedicated and a quick learner. Must be able to succeed in a fast-pace environment and be willing to help whenever needed. The position encompasses flexible shifts, including a variation of days, nights, and weekends.

https://psu.jobs/job/87526

Paid positions available immediately – Diet Assessment Center

The Penn State Diet Assessment Center (PSDAC) offers an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to get involved in research.  Students gain valuable nutrition experience essential for a Dietetic Internship Program.  It is also an excellent opportunity for those who want to pursue an advanced degree in nutrition or other health related profession.
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We are looking to hire undergraduate students in April for a May start date.  Students would need to work at PSDAC throughout summer 2019 and commit to one full year of employment.  We start students at competitive wages who are nutrition majors in the Department of Nutritional Sciences or who are seeking a minor in nutrition as part of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management or Human Development and Family Studies degree.
The job is flexible enough to accommodate the busy schedules of students.  It requires an extensive training program that consists of learning about diet assessment methodology, interview techniques, nutrition research software, and the research studies conducted in the PSDAC.
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The job requirements are as follows:*   Must be a sophomore nutrition major, or junior not completing a summer field experience, or seeking a minor in nutrition
*   Must be willing to commit to 1 year of employment
*   Must be willing to work during the summer and winter/spring breaks
*   Must be willing to work evenings and some weekends
*   Must be willing to work several 3 to 4 hour shifts per week (~10-15 hours total)
For more information contact:
Kristen Cox, RDN, LDN
108D Chandlee
Office Phone: 814-863-5428
Email:  kah5216@psu.edu

Fall 2019 Teaching Assistants needed for NUTR 251

We are currently looking for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants for NUTR 251. The class meets Monday Wednesday Friday 1:25-2:15 pm. You will receive 1 credit of NUTR 496 credit.  Please contact Lynn Parker Klees lgp2@psu.edu for more information. Please include your overall GPA and the grade you received in NUTR 251.

Roundup River Ranch – Seeking Nutrition Students for Dietary Specialists Positions

Roundup River Ranch, is a medical camp in Colorado.  Roundup River Ranch serves children with serious illnesses and their families through FREE recreational camp programs – summer camp, family camp, and camper reunions throughout the year.  Roundup River Ranch is accredited by the American Camp Association and a member of the SeriousFun Children’s Network, the largest network of medical camps in the world.

Many of our campers have multiple dietary needs.  We support campers with many diets including, but not limited to, FODMAP, diabetic, anaphylactic allergies, renal, intolerances, vegan, vegetarian.  Working at Roundup River Ranch is a wonderful experience for a student interested in becoming a registered dietician or nutritionist.  We have a paid position, Dietary Specialists, who works in our kitchen to support the chefs planning and preparing food for campers with special dietary needs.  This position requires attention to detail, ability to communicate clearly, and wiliness to work on a team.  Room and board are provided in addition to pay.

See the attached flyers for additional information:  msg_74124_SummerStaffPoster-Home- Dietary Specialist-2cp0xkr

and camp dates:  msg_74124_2019 Calendar Final V3-2n33c1m.

Sterling Nell Leija
Executive Camp Director

Roundup River Ranch

8333 Colorado River Road

Gypsum, CO 81637
p: 970.524.5719 / f: 888.524.2477

www.RoundupRiverRanch.org

Paid Positions available at the Penn State Diet Assessment Center

The Penn State Diet Assessment Center (PSDAC) offers an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to get involved in research.  Students gain valuable nutrition experience essential for a Dietetic Internship Program.  It is also an excellent opportunity for those who want to pursue an advanced degree in nutrition or other health related profession.
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We are looking to hire undergraduate students in April for a May start date.  Students would need to work at PSDAC throughout summer 2019 and commit to one full year of employment.  We start students at competitive wages who are nutrition majors in the Department of Nutritional Sciences or who are seeking a minor in nutrition as part of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management or Human Development and Family Studies degree.
The job is flexible enough to accommodate the busy schedules of students.  It requires an extensive training program that consists of learning about diet assessment methodology, interview techniques, nutrition research software, and the research studies conducted in the PSDAC.
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The job requirements are as follows:*   Must be a sophomore nutrition major, or junior not completing a summer field experience, or seeking a minor in nutrition
*   Must be willing to commit to 1 year of employment
*   Must be willing to work during the summer and winter/spring breaks
*   Must be willing to work evenings and some weekends
*   Must be willing to work several 3 to 4 hour shifts per week (~10-15 hours total)
For more information contact:
Kristen Cox, RDN, LDN
108D Chandlee
Office Phone: 814-863-5428
Email:  kah5216@psu.edu

Planning a Career in Medicine? Visit the Health Professions Advising Office

The Health Professions Advising Office offers group advising sessions for students interested in medical, dental, podiatry, and physician assistant programs.  Health Professions Advising is available to any Penn State student who wants to explore, prepare, and apply for training in a health profession career.

Health Professions Group Advising Sessions cover topics such as Med Prep, Medical Applicants, PA Prep, PA Applicants and more! Check out the Prehealth Advising website for times, dates and locations of sessions http://science.psu.edu/premed/advising  

You will also want to subscribe to The Penn State Science Health Professions Blog.  It is a valuable tool to learn about upcoming opportunities related to research, employment, volunteer opportunities, open houses, scholarships and more for students pursuing health care careers. Click here to subscribe to the Premedicine, Science, & Prehealth Newsletter.

The Pre-Health Advising Center has relocated to the East Wing of
Ritenour Building.

 

Need to Register for NUTR 358 – Nutrition Assessment – for Fall 2019?

If you are a nutrition major who has taken NUTR 251 and will be in the 5th semester or higher, you are eligible to schedule NUTR 358 – Nutrition Assessment.  There is currently a control on this course preventing students from scheduling through lionpath.  But, you can ask to be added to the class by emailing your name and student ID to nutr358@psu.edu

Please email ONLY from your psu email account and include your student ID number.

Attention graduating seniors! 3 Full-time WIC positions available in YORK county

The York County Community Progress Council’s WIC programs currently have 3 nutritionist positions available.  These are full-time positions with competitive benefits.

This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates looking for their first professional position.  Go to the web site below, click on employment and apply to the nutritionist position.

www.yorkcpc.org

 

Respectfully,

Rhonda Dixon

Director

Community Progress Council WIC Program

130 W. Market St., York PA. 17401

www.yorkcpc.org

 

Phone: 717-843-7942 ext.

Fax: 717-843-9560

Courses to consider for Fall 2019

NUTR 211R: Applying Biochemistry to Nutrition 1 Credits

This course should be taken at the same time as BMB 211.

 

NUTR 175: Healthy Food for All: Factors that Influence What we Eat in the US 3 Credits

Nutr 175Z is a  Linked course with AGBM 170 and will fulfill the new General Education “linked” course requirement for students who are Freshmen or Sophomores.

Nutrition Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Summer Games June 6-7

Special Olympics PA (SOPA) is holding its Summer Games at Penn State, June 6-7 (Thursday-Friday).  They are looking for nutrition majors who might want to volunteer a few hours on Thursday or Friday.   This is a big event including health screening.  Based on history, we might be able to screen 300-400 SOPA athletes in two days. The biggest need for students is on Thursday.

Contact Dawna Mughal at Mughal001@gannon.edu for more information.