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LAUREN RIEVES

5201 22
nd
Ave NE #204, Seattle, WA 98105
262-951-5441 lrieves28@gmail.com
Education
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition May 2014
Minor: Psychology

Work Experience
Second Harvest Heartland - St. Paul, Minnesota
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Family Resource Intern January 2014 May 2014
Administered pre-screenings to at-risk individuals for government assistance programs, sent referrals to
SNAP specialists, assisted with application completion and follow-up
Educated individuals and families based upon a comprehensive understanding of food resources and other
available benefits
Educated clients and community members to reduce barriers that hinder SNAP enrollment
Attended weekly professional development meetings with Second Harvest Heartland staff
University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nutrition Research Assistant April 2012 May 2014
Weighed, prepared, and served meals for research studies, then analyzed consumed amounts
Communicated with nurses, study coordinators and primary investigators in hospital and clinical setting
about patients diet needs
Assisted research participants in menu choices, distributed and collected meal trays from hospital kitchen to
outpatients
Helped research dietitian in daily tasks such as food ordering, photocopying, document filing, procedure
development, and summarizing protocols
University of Minnesota Youth Program St. Paul, Minnesota
Group Leader Summer 2013
Led a group of fourteen children through a daily schedule of activities including swimming, sport instruction,
and physical and nutrition education
Collaborated with co-counselors to plan stimulating activities for campers ages 5-15
Camp Woodland for Girls - Eagle River, Wisconsin
Senior Counselor and Sailing Director Summers 2009, 2011
Prepared educational material and taught sailing five hours a day for six weeks, enthusiastically lead group
activities for 60+ campers and counselors
Responsible for around the clock well-being of 8-12 children
That Coffee Place - Brookfield, Wisconsin
Barista 2008-2011
Tracked sales and inventory, independently opened/closed store on weekends, maintained cleanliness

Volunteer & Leadership Experience
University of Minnesota Sailing Team: Captain and Travel Coordinator 2010 - 2014
Collaborated with board members to organize regattas for 80+ people, fundraise over $4,000 per year
Coordinated weekly travel plans for 20+ members across the country, served as a liaison between the team,
University of Minnesota and Wayzata Community Sailing Center
Center for Academic Planning and Exploration, University of Minnesota: Major Network Volunteer 2013-2014
Connect with undecided undergraduates to discuss coursework and opportunities in the Nutrition major
Partners in English Program, University of Minnesota: Volunteer 2014
Weekly meetings with foreign graduate student to practice English language skills (1 hour/week)
Minneapolis American Indian Center-Minneapolis, Minnesota: Volunteer 2010-2011
Patiently helped with homework, cooked and served dinner to 20+ children and other volunteers for after
school program for 5-18 year olds (30 hours)

Professional Involvement & Training
Member of Student Organization of Nutrition and Dietetics at University of Minnesota 2012-2014
Member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012-2014
Blood borne pathogen, CPR, AED, and First aid certified 2013
Trained in data security and managing health data 2012