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Natural Resources Division Summer Internship: The Natural Resources Division at the White House Office of Management and Budget is looking for a summer intern to help the U.S. Forest Service budget examiner with work related to spending and budget execution for wildland fire suppression on public lands. There could also be other projects related to agriculture subsidies, crop insurance and agricultural policy as Congress will be debating a new farm bill this summer. The internship is unpaid and is in Washington, D.C.
Provide scientific support for product innovation of new products, substantiation of claims, product labeling statements and ensure formulas are compliant with registration requirements for international markets. Visit their website for additional information.
The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.
FoodTrack Inc. is a nationwide leader in providing 24/7 preemptive reporting on product recalls, outbreaks, tampering incidents, food defense threats and similar crises worldwide. We work with both large and small clients, including Amazon, Pepsi, and Costco. Feel free to take a look at our website, but please note it is under construction.
Objective: To develop project documents (summary/ Concept note + full proposal) aiming at improving nutrition and Food Security &Livelihood (FSL) for rural population in the province of Preah Vihear in Cambodia. The student will work with the existing team in Cambodia (mainly with the Partnership and Fundraising Coordinator, the Field Coordinator and the Project Managers).
Objective: To develop project documents (summary/ Concept note + full proposal) aiming at improving access to piped water supply on premises for rural population in the province of Preah Vihear in Cambodia.
The Mayor's Office of Food Initiatives is hiring one HIP Project Coordinator to work up to 30 hours a week supporting the Boston Farmers Market program and implementing the goals of the HIP project. In cooperation with The Healthy Incentive Program (HIP) partners, the HIP/Farmer’s Market coordinator will provide education, outreach, training, and operational support to farmers market managers, their vendors, and farm stands in the City of Boston as the Mayor’s Office of Food Initiatives (OFI) implements this new food access program.
The study aims to assess the effectiveness and sustainability of CLTS intervention in Yobe state through documentation of challenges, achievements and good practices Ongoing advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent) related to WASH, public health or social-science work related to international assistance required. The student will be primarily responsible for: organizing and facilitating the collection of primary & secondary data through interviews and focus group discussions with individuals and stakeholders in the selected sites, compiling a detailed report on achiev
The CRS Agriculture and Livelihoods Signature Program Area (SPA) is situated within CRS’s Program Impact and Quality Assurance (PIQA) department and has a 5 year strategic goal to provide a pathway to prosperity for 2 million rural households.The Agriculture and Livelihoods intern will have access and exposure to a broad range of CRS agricultural programming via training materials, policy papers, and research findings, which have been produced, refined and disseminated by a staff of internationally recognized experts in their respective fields.
We’re in search of exceptional individuals who want to help others improve their health. If you possess a high degree of empathy and the special ability to nudge someone outside of his or her comfort zone as they strive for a goal, we want you as a Gain Life Health Coach. We’re a Harvard Innovation Launch Lab startup that helps individuals change the behaviors that hold them back from the life they want. We’ve built the Pandora® of health behavior change, transforming one-size-fits-all health interventions into highly personalized consumer experiences.
We are looking for a part-time communication intern to join our (very) small staff. This position will be critical to communicating with the community about the important work we are doing to provide nutritious food to our partners, educate the public about food waste, and recruit more volunteers to help rescue food. This is an unpaid, part-time, remote summer internship. The position would require 10 hours per week for 12 weeks.
InsideTracker is seeking a Registered Dietitian and/or nutrition graduate student who will serve as an intern to help us maintain and develop our web-based personalized nutrition platform. This is a paid part-time internship. The successful candidate should be able to dedicate 10-20 hours per week. There is the option to work full-time during the summer.
NYU School of Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral fellow for IGNITION (InvestiGating Novel obesIty soluTIONs), a program funded by the American Heart Association (AHA)-funded Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN). The Fellow will be involved in all phases of a Program Project that involves a randomized clinical trial in obese participants. The trial will compare a standardized behavioral weight loss intervention to a tailored behavioral weight loss intervention that involves counseling personalized to the participant's predicted glycemic response to food.
Interested in gaining skills in data collection and working with children? The Fueling Learning through Exercise (FLEX) study, led by Friedman Associate Professor Dr. Jennifer Sacheck, is looking for students to help with data collection this spring. Data collection visits take place Monday through Friday during school hours (7 am - 3 pm). We are looking in particular for people who have at least two full days of availability per week and are available from early May through mid-June. Please note there is a scheduled training on Monday April 10 from 10:30 am-1 pm.
All Dorchester Sports & Leadership (ADSL) is seeking a volunteer to teach nutrition sessions this summer in Dorchester! ADSL is a non-profit dedicated to providing quality programming for youth participants with the goal of fostering self-esteem and leadership skills through athletic and academic achievement. The services that ADSL offers to the youth and families of Dorchester are instrumental to creating a well-rounded, happy community of individuals. ADSL is flexible with hours and can adapt to your schedule. See attachment for details.
We are seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking recent graduate to join our Agriculture Team in Ndera, Rwanda. Our Farm Fellow will provide thought leadership, and day-to-day management support on our 5-acre farm in Ndera, Rwanda. We are a growing non-profit organization whose innovative approach works to bridge the gap between health and agriculture. We are based in Rwanda, with an office in Boston, and our core program works to integrate agricultural support and comprehensive health education into the clinical treatment of malnutrition.
EatingWell Media Group, based in Shelburne, Vermont, is looking for a nutrition intern to work with their Digital Editorial team. A nutrition editorial intern would have responsibilities that could include working with editors on social media, site updates, new content for the site, and video, as well as assisting with other projects based on the digital team needs.
Project Bread is an anti-hunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food—because we believe that the opposite of hungry is not simply full, but healthy. From community-based meal programs, to early childhood and school nutrition initiatives, and improved access to farm-to-table resources, Project Bread approaches hunger as a complex problem with multiple solutions.
NIH T32-supported Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position is available in the Sticht Center on Aging at Wake Forest School of Medicine for candidates seeking training in any aspect of clinical research on aging, or a related field encompassing physical, cognitive, metabolic or molecular changes across the lifespan. Applicants must have prior exposure to research, must have received a Ph.D., M.D., or a comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution, must be a U.S.
Wanted: Energetic students going to school on the Boston Health Sciences campus looking for a few hours a week to collect e-waste from e-waste buckets on the Boston Health Sciences campus. A great way to get paid to work out! This student would also help sort batteries, ship out ink & toner, and help respond to recycling inquiries or requests on the Boston campus. This job would be 90% working in the field and 10% computer work. This position would check in with Boston Facilities Staff and report completion of tasks at the end of each shifts to his/her supervisor.
F-Factor is seeking an Entrepreneur and Strategic Leader with a proven track record of success in developing, launching and commercializing new brands and/or innovative new products in the nutrition and lifestyle industry. As an equity shareholder in F-Factor, the successful candidate will be able to scale the F-factor brand and make it the next Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig
Internship with stipend at Healthy Communities Action Team, a subgroup of the Arlington Partnership for Children Youth and Families is recruiting a fall intern to support community outreach and strategic planning efforts from August 1 - November 17, 2017. Stipend will be up to $1600. Great opportunity for those looking to find an internship for a master-level Capstone/thesis project.
The Profiles Data Analyst (Analyst) will analyze data from the CDC School Health Profiles surveys (Profiles) that were administered in spring 2014 and 2016. Profiles is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, and territories. Profiles surveys are conducted biennially by education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers.
Deadline Extended!! 29 March 2017, if you're a graduate student interested in research, don't miss out on this opportunity! Students will gain real-life experience working on global environmental policy issues and have the chance to work with the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) – recently ranked the world’s most influential environmental policy think tank! Internships include: 1. Quantifying Air Quality & Climatic Impacts of Household Stoves and Fuels in India; OR 2.
Searching for a bright, hardworking candidate with a MS or PhD who is able to investigate the scientific literature, provide insight on recent nutrition research, and contribute to the development of new dietary supplements. The position requires quick thinking and multi-tasking. Please contact Dr. Sudipta Veeramachaneni: Sudipta-Veeramachaneni@gnc-hq.com, Sr. Director R&D, International & Pet Division and reference Prof. Jeffrey Blumberg.
EatingWell, published bimonthly by Meredith Corp., has a rate base of 1 million. The brand includes a website, content licensing, and custom publishing. The Nutrition & Features Editor leads EatingWell's nutrition strategy and content, handling nutrition, sustainability, environment and food-policy features. This senior-level editorial position includes top-editing magazine sections and managing several editors. Full-time, on-site, starting as soon as possible
Eliza is a health engagement management and member analytics firm providing comprehensive and personalized member-centric outreach and engagement solutions to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes. Eliza Health Engagement Designers believe that working hard and working smart are two actions that SHOULD co exist... That thoughtful content and compelling design can inspire behavior change ... That even small changes in behavior can make a difference in the way people feel ... That feeling better every day leads to a happier, healthier and more productive life.
We are looking for a full time projects manager at Valid. The successful applicant will need to be based in the UK and within easy reach of Oxford. *Kate Sadler is the Programmes Director at Valid and spent 5 years as an Assistant Professor of nutrition at the Feinstein International Center (FIC) at Tufts and sheremains a Visiting Fellow.
At ERG, we owe our success to our employees. We are always looking for people who bring enthusiasm, creativity, and fresh perspectives. We hire talented, innovative professionals who embrace our collaborative philosophy and dedication to client service. Then we offer a supportive, collegial work environment so they can excel.
The City of Alexandria is located in northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington, and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead.
Join Oke USA/Equal Exchange to create a more just food system and a healthier planet. Current openinigs for:
The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy seeks candidates for a faculty position in the field of food policy and policy implementation for Professor of the Practice (PoP). Appointments for Professor of the Practice are reserved for individuals whose outstanding expertise and contributions to the Friedman School are derived from the relevant professional experience, such as in government, non-governmental organizations, or business. Candidates should ordinarily have a doctorate degree.
Looking for a unique nutrition and culinary communications focused internship experience? Kara Lydon, RD, LDN, RYT is accepting applications for a part-time intern (approx. 5-10 hours/week). Flexible hours and schedule provided to accommodate a busy student/internship workload.
Mercy Corps’ country program in Timor-Leste has operated at the forefront of the Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) and Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) space with a specific focus on the Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) methodology. We have a number of new and exciting programs in various stages of launch and maturation. This internship is aimed at supporting these programs, in particular through their various stages of research design, preparation, training, implementation, analysis, reporting, and communicating.
The RA will be working on a new NIH funded project aiming to identify environmental risk factors for sleep disorders in school aged children in Boston. The RA will be primarily responsible for conducting home research visits, which include instructing participants on use of the oximeters, a sleep recorder a mat like device), and setting up the air monitoring devices.
The FLEX Study research team, led by Dr. Jennifer Sacheck, is looking for graduate research assistants to assist with field data collection visits in Massachusetts elementary schools this spring. Please see attachment for more information.
Statistician needed for Tufts research project on women's health issues. Interest in public health, social media data analysis, and bio-stats is a plus. Advanced graduate training in advanced multivariate statistics required. $30/hr, for 5-10 hours per week through the end of the semester. Please send a CV and brief cover letter to Prof.
The North Suffolk Public Health Collaborative (NSPHC) seeks candidates for the position of Public Health Coordinator (the “Coordinator”). The Coordinator will manage the activities of the NSPHC, which aims to enhance public health programming and improve public health outcomes in the Cities of Revere and Chelsea, and the Town of Winthrop. See attachment for more information.
The Kirchner Food Fellowship, a Kirchner Impact Foundation initiative, is an innovative, hands-on impact investment program that harnesses the power of millennials to find, fund and assist promising socially responsible agricultural businesses. The program provides capital and unprecedented hands on training in capital allocation for university students.
This internship entails joining CNOP staff in increasing awareness of the SFSP program, documenting success stories of summer food service sites across the state and helping to build our repository of high-quality photographs of the Summer Food Service Program in action in Massachusetts.
This internship is an opportunity to run a series of classes at the Dimock Head Start center in Roxbury. During these classes, the intern would introduce new simple recipes to the head start kids (3-5 yrs.) and talk to them about healthy eating and age-appropriate, simplified nutrition concepts (like “Eating a Rainbow”). The recipes that we have developed are easy and can be prepared for the children in front of them. We have an induction burner and a blender (as well as various other kitchen implements) that can be provided so the recipes can be made.
This internship is ideal for a Masters or PhD student with an interest in qualitative data gathering and program evaluation. Direct prior experience is not required, though knowledge of program evaluation techniques and group facilitation is a plus. Reliable access to transportation will be necessary for this position as the communities are dispersed across the state. See attachment for more information.
This internship is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student exploring the intersection of nutrition and culinary arts. Those exploring a dietetic internship may also gain valuable experience. Strong interpersonal skills and an interest in preparing healthy, tasty meals on a budget will enable a prospective intern to succeed. See attachment for more information
Public Relations/Outreach Support Needed for Community Food Systems Conference, December 2017
We seek support from now through the conference, taking place December 5 - 7, 2017 in Boston. For further information about the conference visit http://nesfp.org/community-food-systems-conference-2017.
Looking for summer opportunities or the chance to try something new? Food + Future is creating a future where radical transparency leads to better decisions -- and better nutrition -- for everyone. We’re looking for Summer Fellows to join us for 3 weeks (paid) of venture creation. Fellows will work in multidisciplinary teams to create ventures that disrupt the food system and tackle key systemic challenges around Nutrient Attenuation and Food Fraud. Food + Future collaborators like IDEO, MIT Media Lab, Target and Intel will help guide, mentor and provide resources to teams along the way.
In Stellenbosch, South Africa, is accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellows. Application deadline: March 15, 2017
Offer post-baccalaureate fellowships for engineers with interests in global health technologies. Application deadline: March 15, 2017.
Racey Henderson is a MS/MALD ’07 graduate from Essex, NY. She and her husband own and manage Reber Rock Farm, a diversified, horse-powered farm in the Adirondacks (reberrockfarm.com).
The Profiles Data Analyst will analyze data from the CDC School Health Profiles surveys that were administered in spring 2014 and 2016. Profiles is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, and territories. Profiles surveys are conducted biennially by education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers. For additional information visit their website.
Swoffle is an innovative food startup specializing in healthy and delicious snacks. Our Swoffle waffle cookies are inspired by the traditional Dutch treat, the “stroopwafel”. Each Swoffle is gluten free, non-gmo, nut & soy free, and made with the highest quality organic ingredients. Not only does our company strive to create unique and delicious items, but we also care about making a meaningful contribution in our community. For each box of Swoffles we sell, our company will donate a free meal to those in need. For additional information visit their website.
IFE is seeking a graduate student intern to use our program evaluation data to draft a research paper for the purpose of publication. IFE is a nonprofit organization founded by an award-winning former Executive Producer of Sesame Street International. Our organization is committed to using innovative digital tools to revolutionize the way children and families eat, cook, play, and live healthfully.
Hiring a Public Relations & Media Manager who will manage Oldways’ digital and traditional communications and messaging functions/activities; oversee and run our social media accounts; and expand our presence and role as a thought leader.
Food, Nutrition, and Obesity Policy Research Program seeks an International Nutrition Researcher with a PhD in epidemiology, nutrition, public health, or related discipline and a minimum of 1 year of relevant research experience in international nutrition. Candidates must have the ability to correctly conceptualize research questions, design and implement appropriate research methods, apply quantitative and qualitative techniques, and effectively communicate both orally and in writing with clients and project staff including non-technical audiences.
Health Evaluation and Analytics Lab, Section on Health Choice, Policy and Evaluation in the Department of Population Health. We are seeking an experienced faculty member to spearhead the expansion of the Department of Population Health’s capacity to conduct applied evaluations that identify innovations to improve health outcomes through medical care, public health, and social policy initiatives. See attached for details.
Ingredients for Education (IFE) is seeking a graduate student intern to use our program evaluation data to draft a research paper for the purpose of publication.
We are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) in our Washington D.C. location.
Isabel Smith MS RD CDN is a Registered Dietitian, Lifestyle and Fitness Expert and Wellness Influencer (and alum of NutCom 2012)-she launched her business Isabel Smith Nutrition in 2014 and is now launching a Lifestyle brand called Lifestyle by Isabel. The time commitment is approximately 3-4 hours per week and there is room for one or a few interns. We're based in New York City so communicate mostly via email, Skype and phone.
We're looking for a Grassroots Intern and Policy Intern to join us starting in mid-May through mid-August. Learn what grassroots organizing and federal policy work around sustainable food & farm issues are all about - and put your great organizing, media, and communications skills to use! Both are paid, full-time, and based in Capitol Hill office in DC. Please see the link below for more information.
MGH SHIFT Study, five months part-time (5-10hours/week) paid position available for a highly motivated research technician to assist in a new project involving a large human study aimed at understanding the role of genetics, nutrition, and sleep on diabetes risk in shift workers at MGH’s Center for Genomic Medicine (Dr. Richa Saxena). Responsibilities will include screening new subjects, recruiting and consenting subjects, overseeing and coordinating visits to clinical sites, and data entry, management and analysis.
We are hiring teachers for our summer 2017 youth programs. With programs running from June 12th - August 25th, spend your summer educating children of all ages on the importance of local food systems, how nature provides for us and the treasures and delights that can be found on the farm through careful observation.
Seeking part-time and full-time assistant growers for the 2017 season. Good Roots Farm is entering its fourth season growing food. We sell at three farmers markets and to local restaurants. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a new farm that is expanding its markets and acreage. This position will be especially beneficial for individuals interested in farming as a career to learn about the challenges faced during the early years of an organic market farm. See attachment for more information.
We are currently searching for a Nutrition Communications Associate in our West LA office.
Walden Behavioral Care provides hope and positive change for more than 200 patients daily, through innovative eating disorder and psychiatric treatment, a world-class team and a shared dedication to long-lasting recovery. We provide New England’s only full continuum of care for eating disorders, with inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment in ten locations throughout MA and CT.
Abt Associates, one of the nation’s leading research and program implementation firms has several part-time, temporary positions available for nutrition coders for a nationwide study of nutrition and activity in child care centers, family day care homes, and afterschool programs. See attachment for more information
Nibble is a retail food start-up based in Boston that hand-picks the best bites and beverages across the country. We look for brands with a fresh take on snacking to offer our guests. We do things a little differently… we create an inviting space where guests are encouraged to engage with food brands, we feature different brands daily at our permanent tasting station and we get to know the brands so that we can share their brand stories with our guests. There’s always something that surprises. Please visit their website for more details
4P Foods in Washington, DC is hiring a paid intern for the spring and summer. Students should specify that they'd be remote for the spring and local (in person) for the summer. Are you passionate about sustainability, good food, and a more just and equitable food system for all? Do you rock at marketing and communications? Then we may have just the right position for you. 4PFoods is looking for a marketing intern for this spring and summer semester.
ChildObesity180 is looking for a graduate student assistant to work with the New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race, a campaign promoting school-based walking and running programs, currently with > 7,500 schools participating nationwide.
Sally Frank’s Farmers’ Market (SFFM) in Melrose, MA is looking for one committed, passionate, and outgoing individual to fill our SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Coordinator position, with an option to participate in additional learning experiences related to operating and sustaining a community farmers’ market.
The Health Systems and Economics Intern (Intern) will support the Office of Health Systems, particularly the Health Financing team. OHS has developed health financing profiles and is in the process of developing health system profiles that summarize the state of the broader health system (e.g. human resources for health, pharmaceuticals and other commodities, information systems, etc.) for USAID Global Health’s priority countries. The Intern will contribute by developing health profiles and will have the opportunity to conduct collaborative research with other analysts in the Bureau.
Massachusetts Farm to School is a statewide organization that facilitates sustainable purchasing relationships between local institutions and local farms, promotes local food and agriculture education for students and supports state, regional and national networking of farm to school practitioners. We are hiring a part-time (20 hrs/week) Training and Events Coordinator.
Join MyWebGrocer for a unique 12-14 week paid summer internship that offers personal and professional development for a wide variety of students. MWG offers the only complete Digital Experience Platform for grocers and Consumer Packaged Goods brands. As a summer intern at MWG you will be innovating and developing software, analyzing data and systems, and exploring careers in digital marketing in a dynamic software development company. Each intern will have real responsibilities as a junior member of their team, and will be provided new opportunities to grow professionally.
The Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal from the Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation, published quarterly by SAGE Publishers at fnb.sagepub.com. The FNB publishes original scientific articles, policy analyses, and state-of-the-art summaries from research scientists around the world who are working to identify, understand, and alleviate the problems of hunger and malnutrition in the developing world.
Aquidneck Farms raises grass-fed beef and pastured poultry on conservation land overlooking the scenic Sakonnet River in Portsmouth, RI.
We are looking for someone interested in sustainable agriculture, connecting people to healthy food and who might have some retail experience. The person and their desire to move the needle on the food system, even a little bit, is our main focus.
The Wily Carrot is looking for a passionate and dedicated farm intern for the 2017 growing season. We are a small vegetable farm in the beautiful Mancos Valley that sells organically-grown vegetables and herbs to local restaurants, grocery stores and through a CSA. The intern would assist in all farm activities and would learn the ins and outs of running a small-scale vegetable farm. In exchange for 30-35 hours per week, the intern will receive housing, a monthly stipend and food off the farm.
FoodMinds, a division of Padilla, provides consulting and communications services specializing in harnessing science, public affairs, food values and communications to meet business and public health objectives. We are creating a new frontier where people are healthier and happier. FoodMinds is a destination where talented professionals who are passionate about food and nutrition have come together to leverage our insights and produce meaningful results for our clients and for public health. We are not just another PR agency. We have global reach. We change minds.
This job will be an Assistant Researcher or Researcher depending on the experience of the candidate and is a 2.5-year limited appointment position.
This job will be an Assistant Researcher or Researcher depending on the experience of the candidate and is a 2.5-year limited appointment position.
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