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.
Internship, Job, and Fellowship Opportunities
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.
Under the direction of Division Director, manages selected projects and initiatives that may change over time with a major focus on healthy food and beverage policy and systems initiatives. Focus of division and projects are obesity and chronic disease prevention, with a priority on addressing racial, ethnic, and other inequities in health outcomes through policy, systems and environmental approaches in diverse sectors of the community.