The Office of Undergraduate Education is pleased to once again offer
Erickson Discovery Grants to support undergraduate student engagement
in original research, scholarship, and creative work under
the direct supervision of a faculty member.
More than 60 Erickson Discovery Grants, each in the amount of $3,500, are available for summer 2020. The application deadline is January 20, 2020.
Learn more about the grants at undergradresearch.psu.edu.
Looking for students who are interested to work (pay roughly $12 an hour) as a data collector/ interviewer for a study exploring how older adults’ (65+) living/home environment relates to their health and well-being. Training will be provided.
Job description: contacting potential participants, setting up interviewing schedule, travel to Mount Nittany Residences to conduct the interview, transcribe the data.
Mount Nittany Residences is located at 301 Rolling Ridge Dr., State College, PA 16801. CATA bus P can get you from campus to Mount Nittany Residences. If you are interested, please contact Shyuan at:
Shyuan Ching Tan, M.A.
TEALE Study Co-PI
Human Development and Family Studies
004 Health & Human Development Building
University Park, PA 16802
Culinary Support Services is looking to hire a small corp of students to help update the ingredient information in their database, FoodPro. There are 3 part time Registered Dietitian’s Administrative Support Assistant positions now posted:
This is a wonderful opportunity to obtain nutrition related experience for your resume!
For more information or questions please contact: Katy Petrosky, MS, RDN, LDN: email: email@example.com
Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College has four Kitchen Worker positions that they are looking to fill. This is a wage payroll position that offers a flexible schedule with hours available to work during the day, night, or weekends (typically < 16 hrs per week). They prefer students who have at least 2 years before graduating from Penn State to apply.
This is a great position for those of you looking to enhance your application for Dietetic Internships or other Dietetic Supervised Practice Programs while making money. We have had several students work at Mount Nittany in these positions and they all were accepted into Dietetic Internships. After working in this position for a period of time, many of our students were promoted to the Diet Aide position. As a Dietary Aide, they were able to do their 300 hour summer field experience with Mount Nittany.
For more information and to apply for the job, go to: https://www.mountnittany.org/careers/with-mount-nittany-medical-center
Then click on Service Tab to find the Kitchen Work 1 job posting information.
Project Sapiens, based at King’s College in London is starting to conduct personalized nutrition clinical trials in the US. They are currently looking for some Nutritionists/Dietitians interested in helping them with trials in the Boston area. For more information on this career opportunity, visit this site.
For more information visit our web page.
Community Progress Council WIC Program in York, PA has three full-time Nutritionist positions available. For more information including how to apply, please visit this link.
Recent Dietetic/Nutrition Graduates:
Full-time Opportunity in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program serving Franklin County.
- Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition or Nutritional Science.
- Benefits, Health, Holidays, Vacation
- Must be willing to travel when needed.
- Will perform direct client services, eligibility screening, risk assessment, individual education in a clinic setting.
- Keyboard/computer skills required.
- Must enjoy a busy, fast-paced atmosphere.
- Positive attitude required for this team.
- Spanish-speaking abilities a plus
Send resumes to: WIC Director, 153 N. Stratton St., Gettysburg, PA, 17325
or fax 717-334-1971 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls please. EOE.
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.
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.
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
Office Phone: 814-863-5428