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Internships

Slow Food USA offers internships year-round to current undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates. The internships follow three cycles: Fall, Spring and Summer, located in the national office in Brooklyn, NY. Start and end dates are flexible, although typically our Fall internships begin in September, our Spring internships begin in January, and Summer internships in June. A minimum 15 hours per week is required for all cycles. Fall and Spring internships also require a minimum duration of three months. Internships are unpaid; however, students may earn academic credit. Any available internships are listed here.

Marketing Intern

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Working closely with the Director of Communications, the Marketing intern will support multi-platform content development projects and promotional campaigns for Slow Food USA. Responsibilities include: drafting early morning food news briefings for internal audience; researching, producing and curating content related to Slow Food values for online communication through website, email and social networks, as well as in-person presentations.

Qualifications:
  • College junior/senior or graduate student
  • Interest in content development and distribution
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with the food movement and food-related organizations
  • Ability and comfort working independently
  • Demonstrated commitment to Slow Food
  • Social media skills, including Facebook and Twitter, preferred

Minimum commitment: 15 hours per week; flexible start and end dates.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Gaby Lopez-Barry, gaby@slowfoodusa.org by September 15, 2014.


Public Relations Intern

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Working closely with the Director of Communications, the PR intern will support Slow Food USA’s promotional efforts with an emphasis on media relations and messaging. Responsibilities include: drafting early morning food news briefings for internal audience, fielding and vetting press inquiries, preparing spokespeople for interviews, sourcing and pitching local Slow Food stories, maintaining press clips and media lists.

Qualifications:
  • College junior/senior or graduate student
  • Relevant course work completed in communications, journalism or PR
  • Exceptional familiarity with the food movement news landscape
  • Superior phone skills and an ability to think before speaking
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to Slow Food
  • Social media skills, including Facebook and Twitter, necessary

Minimum commitment: 15 hours per week; flexible start and end dates.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Gaby Lopez-Barry, gaby@slowfoodusa.org by September 15, 2014.


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