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402 Cabin Hollow Road

Dillsburg, PA 17019-9607
Cell: (717) 329-4706

OBJECTIVE: To obtain an entry level position in the food industry with an emphasis in food
safety and sanitation and/or quality assurance.

EDUCATION: The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Bachelor of Science in Food Science, expected May 2011
GPA: 3.46

Food Safety Intern, Summer 2009 & 2010
Giant Food Stores Corporate Office Carlisle, Pa
• Created Weights and Measures Program to be implemented in stores
• Co-Author of Internship Brochure to be used at career fairs to recruit new interns
• Reviewed & Updated the HACCP Plans for Deli, Seafood, and Produce
• Revised Hot/Cold Holding Temperature Logs to ensure safe food
• Shadowed Food Safety Specialist during food safety audits
• Updated various Standard Operating Procedures related to Food Safety
• Completed final presentations in front of 40 directors and associates each summer

Non-Perishable Manager Intern, Summer 2008

Giant Food Stores Camp Hill, Pa
• Trained with each level of store management
• Worked in each of the non-perishable departments
• Completed store tours with the district manager at multiple stores to gain a better
aspect of the overall company
• Completed and presented a final project on how I thought the company could
reduce dairy shrink (wasted product)

Salad Bar/Produce Associate and Floral Associate, March 2005-present
Giant Food Stores, Dillsburg, PA & State College, PA
• Complete food safety audits with the department manager for the produce
department to help them understand key areas of importance
• Received a store posted compliment from the President of Giant Food Stores for
outstanding customer service
• Received many “You did something remarkable” coupons from my managers for
outstanding customer service
• Trained new associates and relayed their performance to the manager
• Received the highest associate evaluation my manager had ever given

Food Microbiology Lab Technician, 2009-Present

Dr. Knabel’s Lab, Food Science Building, Penn State University, University Park, PA
• Autoclave and wash glassware
• Order products for Grad Students
• Keep the lab in order

Sbarro (Union Street) Crew Leader, March 2007-April 2009

HUB Robeson Building, Penn State University
• Supervised 10 student employees each shift
• Made pizza dough and made, baked, and served pizza
• Trained new employees
• Cleaned and closed pizza area

THON Chair (4 Diamonds Dance Marathon), August 2009-May 2010
Sigma Alpha Sorority, Penn State University
• Organized multiple canning trip to raise money for THON
• Recorded amount of money raised by each of the 50 girls in Sigma Alpha
• Presented THON updates at weekly chapter meetings
• Helped Sigma Alpha raise over $11,000 for THON

Microsoft Programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
HACCP Certified – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
Serve Safe Certified
Learn to Lead Training Seminar

CASA – Central Atlantic States Association for Food and Drug Officials
IFT – Institute of Food Technologists
Sigma Alpha (Profession Agriculture Sorority)
Food Science Club
Intramural Tennis
Blue and White Society
Nittany Lion Club
Dean’s List
Chester D., Agnes H., and Robert Dahle Memorial Scholarship
Nittany Nation

REFERENCES: Available upon request.