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GRACE T.

MCGUIRK
(201) 914-2709 mgrace09@vt.edu http://mgrace09eportfolio.weebly.com/

MISSION STATEMENT To create a healthier, more sustainable Earth through education, civic engagement, health counseling and locavorism. OBJECTIVE Dietetic Internship 2014-2015 EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, May 2014 Concentration: Dietetics and Minor: Civic Agriculture and Food Systems Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; GPA: 3.45, Deans List RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Nutrition Counselor at Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech, January 2014 present Provide one-on-one nutrition counseling to students, faculty and staff at Virginia Tech Promote health and nutrition throughout campus and around Blacksburg community Headstart Pearisburg Volunteer, Pulaski County, VA, August 2013 present Conducted needs assessment Developed and administered nutrition and gardening lesson plans for 3-5 year old students Virginia Cooperative Extension Agency Volunteer, Pulaski County, VA, March 2012 present Live Well With Less ! Coordinated lesson plans & instructed nutrition education ! Prepared healthy & cost-effective meals Eat Healthy, Be Active ! Administered community nutrition workshops Cooking Matters at the Store ! Guided walking tour of grocery store to community members about healthy eating & shopping Cooking Matters with Kids ! Taught and supervised cooking & nutrition workshops with elementary schools Saint Clares Health System Volunteer, Denville, NJ, Summer 2013 Selected daily meals with patients Conducted test trays for meals and performed weekly HACCP checks in foodservice Shadowed dietitians during inpatient/outpatient counseling Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Volunteer, Chester, NJ, May 2012 August 2012 Shadowed Senior Registered Dietitian during inpatient counseling Created and edited various health handouts for patients (low sodium, cholesterol, diabetes) Evaluated sodium content of all menu items offered at Kessler RELATED EXPERIENCE MySuperFoods Company Intern, Summit, NJ, Summer 2013 Assisted in product and brand development Marketed company and products via social media & organized press mentions Responsible for in house distribution to major and local retailers Harvest Home Farmers Marketing Intern, New York, NY, Summer 2013 Marketed & blogged about Harvest Home Farmer's Market via Social Media & website Visited Harvest Home Farmer's Markets throughout NYC PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, FIELDWORK & CERTIFICATIONS Student Nutrition and Dietetic Association Alpha Phi Fraternity Community Partner, Kentland Farms ServSafe Certified Community Partner, Hale-Y Community Gardens