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  • Portuguese - Native
  • English - Fluent
  • Spanish - Intermediate

Activities and Organizations

Ohio University Student Dietetic and Nutrition Association  Athens, OH•    Gained leadership skills•    Wrote an article for the newsletterOhio University Spanish Club    Athens, OH•    Practice Spanish language •    Participation in cultural eventsOhio University Swimming and Diving Team    Athens, OH•    Member of a Division I Varsity Team•    Participant of Mid-American Conference TeamAssociation of Cultural Exchange      Athens, OH

•    Help organizing and promoting events

•    Promotes cultural diversity in the university


  • Successfully complete the dietetic internship and graduate school
  • Become a clinical dietitian
  • Focus on exercise, fitness and sports nutrition


Shannon Vukosa

Field Experience Preceptor

Dr. Darlene Berryman



Jul 2010Present

Master of Science in Food and Nutrition

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Dietetic Intern

Graduate Student

Jan 2006Mar 2010

Bachelor of Science in Human and Consumer Sciences

Ohio University

GPA: 3.2/4.0

Financed 100% of college education


Work experience

Aug 2009Mar 2010

Nutritionist Assisstant

Program to Aid Career Exploration - Ohio University

•    Selected to work with professor through the school year•    Helped professor correct exams and in class-exercises•    Developed case-studies and question for the exam•    Maintained student engaged in a weekly discussion about interesting topics related to nutrition

Aug 2009Mar 2010

Student Assistant

Diabetic Research Center - Ohio University

•    Helped in the development and maintenance of the institution website•    Performed body composition in mice

Jun 2009Jul 2009

Junior Summer Practicum Student

Faulkner Hospital

•    Spent 200 hours in a volunteer position •    Gained an understanding of the scope of nutrition services in health care facility and the roles and responsibilities of the dietetic professional•    Participated in business and administrative routines and responsibilities •    Gained experience in diverse areas of dietetics including food service administration, clinical and community •    Helped educating patients in a diabetes section•    Developed an informative handout and booth for patients and faculty members about Congestive Heart Failure

Apr 2007Jun 2009

Student Employee

Boyd Dining Hall - Ohio University

•    Cleaned and sanitized food service equipment•    Served entrees and deserts to customers•    Helped in meal preparation •    Cashier•    Worked on dish wash line

May 2007Dec 2008

Chemistry and Spanish Tutor

Academic Advancement Center - Ohio University

•    Helped students to succeed in classes •    Provided explanation of the subjects for students in need

Apr 2008Jun 2008

Student Employee

Atrium Cafe - Ohio University

•   Prepared meals•   Cleaned and sanitized quantity food service equipment

Jun 2007Jun 2007

Student Assistant

O'Bleness Memorial Hospital

•  Helped dietitian in a diabetic education section

•  Taught patients the ADA Conversational Map



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