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Internship, Partnership for Food Safety Education


Partnership for Food Safety Education


Arlington, VA



The non-profit Partnership for Food Safety seeks interns year-round who are interested in the ways government, industry, and health and consumer groups work together to educate the public about safe food handling and preparation. The Partnership saves lives and improves public health through research-based, actionable consumer food safety initiatives that reduce foodborne illness. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience in health communications and public-private sector coalitions.

The Partnership is the creator and steward of the Fight BAC! campaign, a food safety education program developed using scientifically based recommendations and resulting from an extensive consumer research process. Fight BAC! materials are fully accessible online at and utilized by consumers, teachers, dietitians, public health officials and extension agents across the United States.

This internship opportunity would focus on one or more of the following areas:

" Stakeholder engagement planning and execution
" Communications and marketing plan development
" Social media outreach
" Foundation prospecting and fundraising
" Proposal writing

This is an internship with excellent practical experience. A small housing stipend is available.


Applicants should be current undergraduate or graduate students, or recent graduates. Our office is located in Arlington, VA.

The ideal candidate would have an interest in public health, food safety, strategic planning, and/or marketing and communications. Candidates must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Strong research and writing skills are a must. Skills in html or web development are a plus. This is not an administrative internship.

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