Nutrition Major Seeking Full-Time Employment Upon December Graduation
JULIA HANNAH ELDER
Passionate Nutrition and Dietetics student dedicated to improving dietary habits and long-term physical and mental health of people of all ages. Minoring in Chemistry in addition to majoring in Human Nutrition at Clemson University, I am passionate about the actual process of the break down of food on the metabolic level. In combination with my minor in Psychology, I am interested in the emotional connection people have with food as well as competent in understanding acceptance amongst those of diverse psychological perspectives. My career aspiration is to become a Licensed Professional Counselor to those with Eating Disorders.
Clemson University, Food Science and Human Nutrition Major: Dietetics Concentration
Minor in Chemistry
Minor in Psychology
Fall 2019 Graduation
Seneca High School, Honors Student, Diploma 2015
During my high school experience, I was apart of the National Honors Society (Executive Secretary position), Beta Club, Key Club (Vice President), and Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences Member. I took six Advanced Placement courses and graduated high honors within the top 10% of my class. I also received one of the overall mathematics award at the end of my high school studies
Medicine Technician /Patient Care Aide, May 2019-August 2019
• PCA: Helps dementia patients with daily activities such as wheelchair transfer, grooming/showering, dressing, restroom assistance, meal distribution, exercise activities, emotional support, etc.
Medicine Technician: Responsible for distributing all patient medications, ordering prescriptions, recording patient behavior, ensuring all medical devices are calibrated, etc.
Western North Carolina YMCA Nutrition Department, May 2018-July 2018 & December 2018-January 2019
• Responsibilities included: Pick-up produce from local vendors including Aldi, Trader Joe's, local farmers, and food banks to distribute to communities with food insecurity in the Western North Carolina area for free to introduce nutritional options into diets. Also working with Buncombe County Schools and Asheville City Schools to distribute meals to children and communities with children 18 and younger who are completely dependent on school meals that do not have access to these meals throughout the summer months. Lastly, help facilitate programs within elementary schools, medical practices, elderly organizations, and communities that are centered around nutrition and physical activity.
Clemson University Facilities Student Assistant, January 2016- August 2016
• As the student assistant I would work closely along Project Managers creating work orders in AIM program, keep up with university vehicle mileage, filing receipts, answering phones, going to sites, posting signs around campus, etc.
Dance Instructor, Fain School of Dance in Clemson SC, May 2013 to February 2016
• I taught ages 3-18 dance lessons in tap, lyrical, jazz, and pointe ballet. I also helped keep records of payments and answered phones.
• Nutrition Club Treasurer ’17-‘18
• Nutrition Club Secretary ’18-‘19
• Psychology Club Member
• Gardening Club Member
• Clemson University Extension Office, August 2017-January 2018
At the Clemson Extension Office, I worked closely with Kimberly Baker (RD, LD, PhD) on Food Service and Nutrition related tasks. This ranges anywhere from solving issues that entrepreneurs may have with bringing their product to market, assisting with the testing involved in bringing a food product to market (such as water activity), nutrition labeling via Genesis software, etc.
• Fike Recreation Physical Therapy, January 2018 - May 2018
I work along side Graduate Students in the Physical Therapy office to assistant patients in their recovery processes. This gives me experience in a healthcare setting.
• Undergraduate Research, Fall 2016
Under Dr. Condrasky and Shannon Monnier, I would help create recipes for children in the Greenville Elementary Schools who participate in the “Farm to Belly” program. This programs help make the connection of growing foods on a farm setting at a granted local farm to preparing meals. Each school has a market in which they are given recipes (that I would help create) and they pick out enough ingredients to prepare at home.
Angela Fraser, PhD
Clemson University Professor
Lacey Durrance, RD
Nutrition Club Advisor and Clemson University Professor
Clemson University Facilities Accountant
Seeking Full-Time Employment