Job Opportunity: Food Tank (USA)

Food Tank, a non-profit organization, publishes original research daily and is working to build a better food system. Food Tank works with more than two dozen partners worldwide including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Slow Food USA, Oxfam America, the McKnight Foundation, and the James Beard Foundation. Food Tank also has publishing relationships with the Christian Science Monitor, Thompson Reuters, About.com, the Huffington Post, and many others.

Food Tank has three new research and writing opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Seeking three fellows to help with three upcoming research reports (graduate level only). These reports are part of the “Food Tank by the Numbers” series and will require intensive research. Minimum commitment of 20 hours a week (PAID). Fellows can work remotely.

Research and Writing Internships (undergraduate or graduate). Seeking students who are strong researchers and writers to commit to writing one article a week (potentially PAID) for Food Tank as research interns over a period of three months (a minimum of 12 articles). Candidates should have excellent writing skills. Interns will conduct interviews with major thought leaders, have the chance to get their names published, work with Food Tank partners, and much more. Interns can work remotely.

DC Based Interns to Help Coordinate the Upcoming Food Tank Summit at The George Washington University (undergraduate or graduate). On January 21-22 Food Tank will host the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit in partnership with The George Washington University. This two-day event bringing together 75 speakers from all sectors of the food system. Three interns (PAID and UNPAID) are required to commit a minimum of 20 hours a week to coordinate logistics for the summit. Must be DC-, MD-, or VA- based.

Interested applicants should send an email to research associate Sarah Small and include a brief cover letter explaining interest, a resume, and official/unofficial transcript.

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