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Anna Dice

Major: Food Science



Year: Junior

Type of experience: Internship
Company/Organization: Mrs. Clark's Foods
Company/Organization website: https://www.mrsclarks.com/
Title: R&D Intern
Destination: Ankeny, IA
Timeframe: 04/15/15-08/15/15

Advisor/Coordinator Email: kgilbert@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Re-formulating recipes, data entry, sensory training, some quality lab work, and making test batch recipes daily

I will never forget...
My supervisor had 20+ years of work experience in the food industry, so he had a story for everything and was very helpful

Advice for others...
You'll get the most out of any internship if you speak up when you don't understand something

I first learned about this career-building experience from...
Iowa State Human Sciences College sent an email with this job description.

I landed this assignment by...
I did a phone interview and they picked me.

I wanted this experience because...
It's great R&D experience

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