Food Recovery Network Internship

Position: Food Recovery Network Internship
Food Recovery Network (FRN) is seeking numerous summer Interns. Interns will work closely with FRN’s National Team,
and depending on their skills, interests, and experience will be placed on a team to work directly on key upcoming projects
related to FRN’s national strategic goals.
This position offers opportunities for skill development in project planning, management and implementation,
collaboration, communication skills both written and externally, and will expand your experience by working at a national
nonprofit. The internship will also increase your technical understanding of hunger, food waste, and logistics of food
About FRN: Founded in 2011, Food Recovery Network (FRN) is the largest national student-led food recovery movement working to
bring food recovery programs to colleges across the country. FRN currently has more than 230 chapters at colleges and universities
across the country and has recovered over 2 million pounds of food to date. To learn more about our movement, visit our website.
FRN is a fast-paced office where on any one day, lots of fun and impactful things are happening. We work hard to support our chapters
across the country, and we care deeply about feeding people and protecting our environment.
Examples of projects the intern might work on include:
● Assist with event planning logistics for FRN’s next annual conference, the 2019 National Food Recovery Dialogue
● Work with FRN’s Communications Team by generating content for FRN’s Website, Newsletters, & Social Media
● Seek food business and event outreach opportunities for FRN’s Food Recovery Verified program
● Research grant and funding opportunities for Food Recovery Network
● Support a variety of projects within the larger Communications, External Partnerships, and Programs realm as needed
● Excellent written and oral communication skills
● Strong attention to detail and organizational ability
● Is collaborative but also very comfortable to work independently
● Is comfortable receiving and giving feedback
● Skilled with managing multiple ongoing projects
● Familiarity with common social media platforms & comfort with learning new platforms
● Previous experience working with a nonprofit or startup
● Familiarity with food waste and social justice issues
● Sense of humor
Application Instructions: Email a resume and a short statement of your experience and interest to [email protected]
with the subject “Food Recovery Network Internship” listed in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis (the
earlier the better), but preferred before Friday, March 1st. Food Recovery Network is accepting full time and part time interns at this
Food Recovery Network is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin,
ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, or religious belief. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. We
accept that everyone we work with has their own way of doing things, inspired by experience and creativity and we are flexible and adaptable to
ensure that everyone can make unique contributions to the food recovery effort.