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FRAC works to improve the nutrition, health, and well-being of people struggling against poverty-related hunger in the United States through advocacy, partnerships, and by advancing bold and equitable policy solutions. In partnership with hundreds of national, state, and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations, and labor organizations, FRAC strives to build a nation in which all people have the nutritious food they need to lead healthy and productive lives.
The summer intern will support FRAC’s Director of Special Projects & Initiatives on a range of legal issues pertaining to the elevated levels of food insecurity resulting from the COVID-19 economic and health crisis. The intern will conduct research related to addressing hunger among older adults, immigrants, and other groups. Work may also include engaging people with lived expertise in advocacy. The intern will also support FRAC’s work to encourage health providers to screen and intervene to address food insecurity.
Skills and Qualifications
• Enrolled in a College or University.
• Interest in social justice and food security.
• Good oral and written communications skills.
• Detail-oriented planning and implementation skills.
• Good organizational skills.
• Self-starter; ability to work independently.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; team orientation.
• Experience with Google docs, sheets, and slides and Microsoft Office Suite products with ability to use Excel/Sheets for data collection.
This internship can either be a paid position, at the rate of $15/hour, or done to meet course/program requirements for course credit.
In response to COVID-19, all employees and interns currently work remotely, and, with the support of FRAC, this engagement will be completed remotely as well.
The start and end dates of the internship are flexible; however, the ideal candidate will be available for a 10-week internship. The internship can range from 10-40 hours per week depending on the intern’s availability.
Please click the link below to submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample.
FRAC is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity of the organization.
FRAC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. FRAC is firmly committed to a policy against discrimination based on age, sex, race, religious creed, sexual orientation, disability, or ethnic or national origin.