Center for Science in the Public Interest: Public Interest Internship Program

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 Deadline: 

Ongoing
   

Start Date: 

Flexible
   

Duration: 

10 weeks: Winter, Spring, Summer
   

Location: 

Washington D.C.
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Public Policy
   

Description: 

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a national consumer organization that focuses on health and nutrition issues. CSPI focuses primarily on health and nutrition issues, disclosing deceptive marketing practices, dangerous food additives or contaminants, and flawed science propagated by profits. Internships are offered to a small number of qualified undergraduate students each summer and during the school year. Projects include nutrition and public policy, legal affairs, alcohol and public policy, food safety, marketing, technology, fundraising, communications, biotechnology, integrity and science, food and agriculture, and litigation.
   

Benefits: 

Interns will be paid $8.25/hour

   

Major(s): 

Not Specified

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Vary depending on position
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Internship Representative
Center for Science in the Public Interest, attn INT
1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009-5728

Email: hr@cspinet.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.cspinet.org/about/jobs/200801042.html
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