Food & Agriculture Research Internship
**Note: this position has been filled for the summer 2013 semester. If you are interested in a fall internship with Worldwatch, please feel free to apply and indicate this in your cover letter. Thank you!
The food and agriculture internship with the Worldwatch Institute’s Food & Agriculture Program is a unique opportunity to support and participate in research that drives environmental and agricultural policy. The intern will work closely with the Institute’s food and agriculture staff to research and write about issues and topics at the forefront of food and agriculture worldwide. Responsibilities include providing research, fact-checking, and writing a variety of pieces, including blog posts, opinion-editorials, and Worldwatch publications; attending relevant seminars and events in the Washington, D.C. area; collecting, organizing, and managing web content; assisting with program development and fundraising; and assisting in writing and outreach that will contribute to-and help to promote- any ongoing projects within the program. Interns will also have the chance to have their name published on prominent environmental websites and in major newspapers and columns around the world.
Internships are approximately three months, based in our Washington, D.C. office, and are unpaid.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (2-3 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, noting your desired start date and availability. Thank you for your interest in the Worldwatch Institute!