Thursday, February 6, 2014

Internship Opportunities in Agriculture and Food Law

This post summarizes an interesting thread on the Food Law Professors Listserv regarding internship opportunities. In an effort to pull these resources into one area, we've posted them below. Please feel free to share.

Center for Food Safety has occasional internship opportunities, though they might have been filled already.

And there's also Marler Clark, a plaintiff side food safety firm,

The Harvard food law student Association website lists over 500 organizations with jobs.

Google Food Lion internship.

Tuft's comfoodjob listserv often has advocacy and policy internships. The link for subscribing to this service is:

Farmers’ Legal Action Group in Saint Paul often uses summer interns. Their website is

Harvard's Food Policy Clinic publishes a career guide that may be helpful. Its available at

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law runs a blog that posts employment opportunities, and sometimes internships are posted as well.  It is at

In addition to the Center for Food Safety's offices in Washington, D.C., Oregon and in San Francisco, other suggestions include the following organizations:

- Sierra Club
- Consumer's League
- Food and Water Watch
- Friends of the Earth
- Environmental Integrity Project