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Policy Research Intern

Job Position Description:

The Policy Research Intern will play a crucial role in supporting our mission by conducting in-depth research on nutrition policies, analyzing data, providing evidence-based recommendations, and creating engaging content that highlights our impacts and programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive research on current and emerging nutrition policies at the local, state, and federal levels

  • Analyze policy proposals, regulations, and legislation related to nutrition and public health

  • Develop evidence-based policy recommendations to support our advocacy efforts

  • Prepare detailed reports, policy briefs, position papers, and presentation slides

  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of existing policies on public health outcomes

  • Stay informed about the latest research and trends in nutrition and public health policy

  • Participate in meetings, conferences, and advocacy events

  • Provide expertise and guidance to support grant applications and fundraising efforts

  • Support the planning and execution of email marketing campaigns, including brainstorming ideas, creating content, and monitoring performance metric

  • Create visually appealing graphics and visuals to accompany written content (experience with design tools like Canva is a plus)

  • Upload and Manage our podcast series Wonder Why on Simplecast

  • Develop engaging and informative content for our podcast scripts


  • Background in public health, nutrition, communication or a related field, with experience in policy analysis and research is preferred.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative mindset

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

What We Offer:

  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the industry

  • Flexible working hours and a supportive work environment

Location: Remote

Job Type: Part-Time, Internship​

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