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

This month’s edition on Tuesday, March 29th at 4:00 to 5:00 pm ET will be a structured panel discussion among NIFA Nutrition Security Team members about internships. Panelists will describe their NIFA internship experiences and provide insights into why you do them, how you do them, what you do while doing them, when can you apply, and who to contact at NIFA to learn more. 
 

Date/Time Tuesday, March 29th at 4:00 to 5:00 pm ET
Webinar Title Internships: Perspectives from NIFA Nutrition Security Team Members
Description This event is the eighth installment of NIFA’s Nutrition Security Webinar Series and will use a structured panel discussion among NIFA Nutrition Security Team members to discuss internships. Panelists will describe their NIFA internship experiences and provide insights into why you do them, how you do them, what you do while doing them, when can you apply, and who to contact at NIFA to learn more.
Intended 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 Science Program Specialist, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Speakers
  • Giselle Caceres, Former NIFA Public Affairs Intern
  • Prali Chitnis, Program Specialist, Institute of Youth, Family, and Community
  • Jodi Williams, National Program Leader in Food Safety, Division of Food Safety, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • “Steve” Shoushan Zeng, Director of the Division of Food Safety and Acting Director of the Division of Nutrition, National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Webinar Team
  • Faith Peppers, NIFA Director of Communications
  • LaRachelle Samuel-Smith, NIFA Internal Communications Manager
  • Cassandra Huey, PhD, NIFA Program Specialist, Division of Community and Education, Institute of Youth, Family and Community and NIFA Nutrition Security Team Executive Secretary
  • Danielle Farley, MS, NIFA Social Science Specialist, Division of Animal Systems, Institute of 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, Division of Community and Education, Institute of Youth, Family, and Community
  • Stephanie Morriss, PhD, NIFA Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition Date Analyst 
Relevant Resources
Post-Webinar Materials 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 need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Jessica Creighton, Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist, at Jessica.creighton@usda.gov or (816) 266-6947 no later than Monday, March 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET.  Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request.
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