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2024 Summer Healthy Retail Internship

🚀 Summer Internship

Washington, DC

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Summer Internship

Healthcare•Washington, DC


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.


  • Currently enrolled or recently completed a public health or nutrition graduate degree program (master’s or doctoral)
  • Excellent writing skills, with demonstrated experience writing about complex policy, nutrition, or corporate responsibility issues to a lay audience.
  • Excellent research skills with demonstrated experience describing data analysis results.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage tasks appropriately to achieve project goals
  • Interest in healthy retail, health equity, and/or corporate policy

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • The Healthy Retail Intern will contribute to drafting and dissemination of the Healthy Online Retail Scorecard, a project that will assess food retailer corporate policies that impact the healthfulness of the food environment in their online stores through concrete, action-based metrics. This report will present novel data collected and analyzed in the winter and spring of 2024.
  • Draft key sections of the Healthy Online Retail Scorecard, including background, scorecard results, and conclusions
  • Assist with the factchecking, publication, and dissemination of the Healthy Online Retail Scorecard


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Feb 28, 2024


Washington, DC