Food Day Internship
Center for Science in the
The Center for Science in
the Public Interest (CSPI) is a non-profit health-advocacy group based in
Washington, D.C., that focuses on nutrition and food safety. CSPI publishes
Nutrition Action Healthletter, the nation's
largest circulation nutrition newsletter. CSPI provides valuable, objective
information to the public, represents citizens' interests before
legislative, regulatory, and judicial bodies, and ensures that advances in
science are used for the public's good. CSPI is supported largely by the
850,000 U.S. and Canadian subscribers to its Nutrition Action Healthletter and by foundation grants.
Food Day is a major
national event that CSPI is sponsoring in October 2011. The goal is to
educate the public and support policy measures on such issues as diet and
health, sustainable agriculture, farm-animal welfare, and food insecurity.
Interns will help develop materials, identify and work with local activists
around the country, and answer inquiries from the public about how to get
involved in Food Day.
We have full-time and
part-time paid internships available this fall. Undergraduates are paid
$8.25/hour and graduate students earn $9.25/hour. The specific dates of the
internship are flexible and depend on our needs and the applicant's
To apply, send a cover
letter, including dates of availability, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Food Day Internship
in the email subject line.