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Guest biography

Rachel is a 4th year Nutrition & Dietetics student at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

She is the founder and director of a student-run not-for-profit organization called The Nutrition Press. Within this role, Rachel manages a team of almost 25 volunteers and oversees all activities at the Nutrition Press including events, articles & social media.

In this episode, we discuss:

– All about The Nutrition Press – the website run by students. It reaches 5,000 monthly readers and almost 50,000 people by social media each month!

– Rachel’s role as director at The Nutrition Press.

– Methods on how to juggle extra activities with your studies.

– The lessons Rachel has learnt and how The Nutrition Press was born, including a small grant.

– Activities outside of the classroom – leadership, recognition and getting involved.

– Rachel’s tips for if you are considering volunteering.

– Rachel’s advice for if you are planning to start blogging.

– Rachel’s career aspirations.

Additional resources

Click here for Rachel’s LinkedIn profile

Check out The Nutrition Press