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- Research and Statistics Summer Intern – Nutrition Policy and Early Childhood Programs Team, DC, USA PDF Print E-mail

Research and Statistics Summer Intern – Nutrition Policy and Early Childhood Programs Team
The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)

Job Code: B26555
Location:
USA – Washington, DC

Description –

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) seeks an intern to work with FRAC’s nutrition policy and early childhood programs team in the summer of 2017. The intern will work with the team to develop a report focused on nutrition policy.

Skills and Qualifications

· Must at least be a junior or a senior working towards a bachelor’s degree or higher in public health, nutrition, public policy or other relevant area.
· Experience and/or demonstrated interest in food insecurity, child health, poverty, nutrition policy and/or nutrition-related issues.
· Experience with processing and analyzing data in Excel or statistical programs (e.g., Stata, R, Python, SPSS).
· Excellent research and writing skills.
· Understanding of hunger and poverty and their impact upon communities, families, and individuals.
· Commitment to working for social justice. Responsibilities and Potential Projects
· Assist with analysis of national, state, or local federal nutrition program and/or food insecurity data.
· Track and analyze trends of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to create advocacy tools and state & national data reports.
· Assist nutrition policy and early childhood program team with additional research needs.

Benefits

This internship may be done either to meet course /program requirements or as a volunteer. If this is done on a volunteer basis, FRAC will reimburse commuting expenses up to $500.

Start Date

The start and end dates of the internship are flexible, but the ideal candidate will be available for an 8 week internship. Interns are expected to work at least 30 hours per week.

To Apply

Email cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of 3 references to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Include “Research and Statistics Summer Intern” in subject line. 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.

To Apply

Apply online
here http://frac.org/wp-content/uploads/frac-job-research-statistics-summer-intern.pdf
Visit us here http://frac.org

Posted on 10 March 2017
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