Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger, Inc. is the leading statewide anti-hunger organization committed to providing everyone in Massachusetts with reliable, sustainable access to nutritious food. In collaboration with key partners, Project Bread takes a two-pronged approach to ending hunger:
To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread is seeking a Public Policy Intern to assist in deepening Project Bread’s work around eradicating the systemic causes of hunger by researching various issue areas (i.e. healthcare, housing, transportation) and their interrelatedness with hunger and food insecurity. Based on this research, the intern will create policy memos which in turn will help Project Bread to communicate these connections to elected officials and the public.
Supervisor: Public Policy Associate
This internship is ideal for a research-oriented undergraduate student, or a graduate student with an interest in public policy and systems change. Direct prior experience is not required, though knowledge of food insecurity and federal nutrition programs are a plus. Additionally, the following characteristics will help an intern to be successful in the role we envision:
The position is unpaid though Project Bread is happy to support qualified candidates who wish to seek external funding or academic credit to support their internship. The start and end dates of the internship are flexible; however, the ideal candidate will be available for at least 10 weeks. The intern is expected to work at least 10 hours per week.
Project Bread is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.