Noël Konken

Permanent Address:
15019 Balmoral Loop
Fort Myers, FL 33919

nlkonke@ilstu.edu
(847) 702-9797
www.noelkonken.weebly.com

EDUCATION
Illinois State University
Degree: Family and Consumer Sciences, MS | Dietetic Internship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree: Food Science and Human Nutrition, BS | Concentration: Dietetics
College of ACES Deans List Fall 2011 & Spring 2012

Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Purpan | Toulouse, France
Agriculture & Food Tour with Sustainability Internship

University Address:
1534 Trumbull Ave Apt #5
Normal, IL 61761
Expected Graduation: May 2017
Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0
Graduated: May 2015
Cumulative GPA: 3.62/4.0
Summer 2013
GPA: 4.0/4.0

RELATED EXPERIENCE
University of Illinois, Graduate Assistant

August 2015-Present
Normal, IL
 Review ACEND accreditation standards to assure requirements are achieved for ISU’s dietetic internship program
 Perform weekly duties in areas of research, class facilitation, course grading, and development of promotional material
Neurocognitive Kinesiology Laboratory, Undergraduate Research Assistant
November 2014-Present
Urbana, IL
 Record 3-day diet recalls for children utilizing Window’s Nutrition Data System for Research (NDSR)
 Explore the effects of screen time on energy consumption and DEXA body fat measurements for prepubertal children
using SPSS statistical software to present at UIUC’s undergraduate research symposium in Spring of 2015
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition’s Bevier Café, Learning Assistant
August 2014-May 2015
Urbana, IL
 Direct eight students enrolled in the Food Production & Service course on learning proper equipment usage, recipe
standardization, forecasting, waste management, and customer service skills
 Utilize ChefTec software to manage all inventory activities for the café, including shelf turnover, assisting in monthly
purchasing, and preparing inventory documentation
Norton Sound Health Corporation, Summercise Intern
May 2014-August 2014
Nome, Alaska
 Certified in Point-of-Care Training for the Alere Cholesterol LDX System in performing finger-prick procedures to
measure out-patient’s cholesterol, related lipids, and blood glucose levels
 Participated in 375+ hours of supervised practice with a registered dietitian
 Collaborated with seven fellow interns and The Chronic Care Active Management & Prevention (CAMP) department
staff to carry-out the John Pipe Voice of Change awarded diabetes prevention program: Summercise
The Family Resiliency Center, Undergraduate Research Assistant
August 2013-May 2014
Urbana, IL
 Delivered weekly lessons on “Healthy Habits” to 40 kindergarteners over the span of three months
 Presented research poster on The Child and Adult Care Food Program at UIUC’s Undergraduate Research Symposium
University of Illinois Dining Services, Student Coordinator
August 2011-May 2015
Urbana, IL
 Serve 500+ college students within 1.5 hours while managing food safety and sanitation via temperature data sheets
 Supervise 15 student employees to increase efficiency, delegate tasks, and provide guidance

LEADERSHIP & AWARDS
Illinois State University Dietetic Internship Catering Project Manager
Phi Kappa Phi Honors, Junior Scholarship Recipient

August 2015- October 2015
March 2014-May 2015

ACTIVITIES & VOLUNTEER
Girls On the Run nonprofit Organization, Solemate (15 hours/season)
Food Science & Human Nutrition Department, Ambassador (2 hours/month)
Illini Union Board Musicals, Cast Member & Dance Captain (15 hours/week)

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
August 2013-May 2015
September 2011-May 2015

SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Certified Food Safety Manager (20908641)
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR & AED Program

October 2013-October 2018
June 2014-June 2016