Food and Farming Policy and Advocacy Intern — San Francisco, CA
Organization: Center for Food Safety
Job Title: Food and Farming Policy and Advocacy Intern
Location: San Francisco, CA
Hours and Compensation: 40 hours/week @ $12/hour
Position Dates: Sep. 10 — Dec. 21, 2012
Application Deadline: Sep. 7, 2012 (Position open until filled)
Posted On: Aug. 27, 2012
The Center for Food Safety is a non-profit, membership organization established to address the impacts of our food production systems on human health, the environment and animal welfare. The organization is a leading advocate working to ensure consumer and environmental protection on a variety of issues including genetic engineering, irradiation, aquaculture and organic food standards.
Center for Food Safety is seeking a highly motivated intern to work on cutting-edge food issues including organic agriculture, genetically engineered foods (GMOs), food safety, and more. Interns help with research, writing, public outreach efforts, policy campaigns, and fundraising. This is a great opportunity for those interested in helping to ensure the safety of our food and the protection of our environment through policy and grassroots advocacy.
Strong writing and communication skills, attention to detail, interest in food and farming issues. College degree preferred.
How to Apply
Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining experience and interest in organic food and agriculture, food safety, and/or environmental issues.