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Internship Program

Internship Program


The Coalition for Food and Health Equity is seeking current undergraduate and graduate students to join our internship program! The internship program will consist of up to 5 interns who will join a small team dedicated to advancing Coalition Equity’s mission and will participate in every aspect of our work, including daily operations, communications, grant writing and fundraising, community research and analysis, outreach, government relations, and policy advocacy. We are seeking organized self-starters who will work alongside the team to implement and optimize the systems and infrastructure needed to scale our work at the local, state and federal levels. This is a quarter time position with opportunity to grow. All internships are remote, with the exception of operations and advocacy (onsite work will occasionally be required). Interns will report to their respective department lead (operations, social media/communications, research and advocacy).


About the Job

You’ll assist the Team Leads in conducting the day-to-day work of Coalition Equity. In addition to assisting with day-to-day tasks of our expanding work, you will have the opportunity to provide input in and assist on innovative efforts to ameliorate food insecurity and health disparities. As a member of our internship team, you’ll be exposed to every aspect of our work, and have the opportunity to build your skills in diverse areas.


Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with Coalition Equity’s day-to-day operations, including oversight of The Hunger Project meal program hotline and communications.

  • Collect, store, analyze, and interpret data as requested by the Research and Advocacy Analyst

  • Engage Coalition Equity stakeholders via social media platforms to increase social media presence. 

  • Coordinate programming for Coalition Equity’s wellness initiative as directed.

  • Coordinate programming for Coalition Equity’s senior fitness program as directed.

  • Assist with the evaluation and research oversight of Coalition Equity’s senior fitness program and other programs as needed.

  • Assist with the creation of weekly blog posts and press releases.

  • Assist with grant proposal development and fundraising efforts.


Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in social work, human services, urban planning, psychology, public health, exercise science, or a similar field;

  • We will consider candidates who work remotely, although those within the greater Hudson County, NJ area are preferred.

  • Interest in food justice, health equity, wellness, and food insecurity

  • Ability to work well independently while being team-oriented and having excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of data analytics software, Microsoft Office, Excel, and Google Sheets. 



Schedule and Compensation

Interns will work 10 - 15 hours a week as volunteers with opportunity for growth within the organization.

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and current resume. Include the job title in subject line of e-mail. Email: