- Indiana US-PA
- [email protected]
The purpose of this portfolio is to aid me in acquiring a Dietetic Internship, by getting a closer look at my experiences.
-Complete a Dietetic Internship
-Take and pass the RD exam
-Acquire first job as an RD in either community or counseling setting
-Complete a Master's Degree in Nutrition
Shane Delara [email protected]
403 S 6th St.900 Wine St. Indiana, PA, 15701Connellsville, PA, 15425 (724)984-0943(724)626-1787
Career Objective: To obtain a dietetic internship that will allow me to expand my nutrition experience and become eligible for the RD exam.
Education: Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Bachelor of Science in Nutrition-Dietetics expected May 2010
Related Experience:Food Preparer/ Dishwasher(Summer 2009) Carson’s Premier Catering, Scottdale, PA
·Prepared food for the buffet
·Prepared food for catered events
·Cleaned the kitchen and preparation areas
Other Experience:Assistant(May 2007 – Present) Delara’s Drywall, Mt. Pleasant, PA
·Helped apply plasterboard
·Worked on new and renovated homes
Coursework Experience:Nutrition in Disease 1 & 2
·Gained valuable group communication skills
·Gained leadership skills by leading group meetings
·Worked on case studies related to clinical nutrition
·Performed research on food by altering recipes based on diseases
·Altered recipes and prepared them
·Utilized peer panels to evaluate perception and acceptability of foods altered
·Learned how to effectively use food research methods
·Counseled four different peers in multiple sessions
·Counseled by using diet analysis
·Implemented goal-oriented counseling sessions
·Utilized SOAP notes after each session
Quantity Foods in School Foodservice and Healthcare
·Gained practical experience at an on-campus dining hall
·Gained leadership and communication skills through group participation
·Worked in all aspects of dining services
·Executed a team collaborated themed meal
·Implemented worker safety meetings
Methods of Teaching
·Gained self-confidence in presenting/teaching
·Taught nutrition lessons to children
·Taught a nutrition lesson to a class of fifty college students
·Attained experience in implementing teaching lessons
Activities: American Dietetic Association
References: Available upon request
-Quality is the top priority
-Great communication skills not only between peers but also clients
-Patient/Client satisfaction is important
Shane Delara is a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is working toward a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition following a Dietetics Track. He is expected to graduate in May 2011.
Shane is a member of the American Dietetic Association. Shane is currently employed through his uncles construction business. He is responsible for assisting with various tasks around the job sites as well as showing up for work every day. Shane is a hard worker and has been called upon to work weeks on end without a day off on more than one occasion. He highly values the experiences he has had at IUP. He feels that the faculty did a great job in preparing their students for all of the areas of Dietetics. Shane hopes to someday work in the areas of nutrition counseling or community nutrition. He looks forward to continuing his learning after he receives his undergraduate degree.
After graduation Shane wants to attain a Dietetic Internship, and become a Registered Dietitian. He also wants to obtain a Master's Degree in Nutrition in the near future.
1 --Communicate effectively. 2 --Demonstrate problem solving ability and critical thinking skills 3 --Translate the role of nutrients and food to provide for health and well-being.
4 --Provide effective nutrition education for individuals and groups from diverse populations.