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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.
Policy Internship – Spring 2014
Working closely with the Managing Director, the Policy Intern will assist with managing Slow Food USA’s Policy Task Force and Policy Steering Committee, overseeing the determination of policy priorities, helping manage Slow Food action alerts, and acting as the central resource for organizational questions related to policy. He or she will learn valuable management, research, and communication skills, while supporting Slow Food USA’s work to promote good, clean and fair food.
- Interest in and knowledge of food and agriculture policy issues, such as the Farm Bill, Ag-gag, GMO labeling, etc. is strongly preferred.
- Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work well independently
- Outstanding attention to detail
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Minimum commitment: 15 hours per week. Start date is as soon as possible.To apply, email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2014.