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Nutrition Security Webinar Series: Internships: Insights from NIFA Nutrition Security Team Members

This month’s edition, Tuesday, March 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET will be a structured roundtable discussion between members of the NIFA nutrition security team on internships. Panelists will describe their NIFA internship experiences and explain why you do them, how you do them, what you do while doing them, when can you apply and who to contact at NIFA for more information.

Click here to register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the live session. If you have any questions or comments, please email LaRachelle Samuel-Smith at [email protected]

Date hour Tuesday 29 Marche 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Webinar title Internships: Views from NIFA Nutrition Security Team Members
The description This event is the eighth installment in the NIFA Nutrition Security Webinar Series and will utilize a structured panel discussion among members of the NIFA Nutrition Security team to discuss internships. Panelists will describe their NIFA internship experiences and explain why you do them, how you do them, what you do while doing them, when can you apply and who to contact at NIFA for more information.
Targeted audience Undergraduate and graduate students exploring internships at NIFA and those in higher education or other sectors that support them.
Registration link Register in advance for this webinar
Moderator Ryan Kornegay, Biological Sciences Program Specialist, Food Safety and Nutrition Institute, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Speakers
  • Giselle Caceres, former NIFA public affairs intern
  • Prali Chitnis, Program Specialist, Institute for Youth, Family and Community
  • Jodi Williams, National Food Security Program Manager, Food Security Division, Institute of Food Security and Nutrition, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • “Steve” Shoushan Zeng, Director of Food Safety Division and Acting Director of Nutrition Division, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Webinar team
  • Faith Peppers, NIFA Communications Director
  • LaRachelle Samuel-Smith, NIFA Internal Communications Manager
  • Cassandra Huey, PhD, NIFA Program Specialist, Community and Education Division, Institute of Youth, Family and Community and Executive Secretary of the NIFA Nutrition Security Team
  • Danielle Farley, MS, NIFA Social Scientist, Animal Systems Division, Institute for Food Production and Sustainability
  • Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, RDN, NIFA National Science Liaison – Nutrition and Food Safety and NIFA Nutrition Security Team Lead
  • Amber Gellert, MA, NIFA Program Assistant, Community and Education Division, Institute of Youth, Family and Community
  • Stephanie Morriss, PhD, NIFA Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition Data Analyst
Relevant Resources
Post-webinar material The video recording, slide deck and other resources will be provided on the series webpage after the live version and will be emailed to all registered webinar attendees.
Reasonable accommodations If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Jessica Creighton, Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist, at [email protected] or (816) 266-6947 by Monday March 28, 2022 at 5 p.m. pm ET. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to those with limited English proficiency upon request..