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Internship

2024 Summer Child Nutrition Policy Internship

🚀 Summer Internship

Washington, DC

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Summer Internship

Healthcare•Washington, DC

Description

The Center for Science in the Public Interest offers a paid internship program for students in undergraduate, graduate, law and medical schools, and we also consider postgraduates. These paid internships offer structured work experiences and an opportunity to:

  • Gain substantial knowledge of the policy-making process and the role science plays.
  • Participate in group meetings and strategy brainstorming sessions.
  • Obtain general research and communication skills by working closely with science, policy, legislative and outreach experts.
  • Meet with staff at all levels of the organization to discuss career roles and paths.
  • Assess your own interests and skills.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program.
  • Experience (or interest) in nutrition or health advocacy and policy[MM5] .
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage tasks appropriately to achieve project goals.
  • Interest in health equity.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Develop and keep up-to-date, well-written, persuasive advocacy materials such as fact sheets, letters, talking points, and social media content.
  • Monitor, track, and present state and local policies, emergent scientific evidence, and reports related to child nutrition.
  • Help to identify and cultivate partnerships with state and local advocates.
  • Support other activities of the child nutrition programs team as needed.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

remote

Application deadline

Feb 28, 2024

Location

Washington, DC