Career Services Internship Opportunities

Food and Nutrition Programs Unit

Description: Responsibilities [may include, but are not limited to]: - Travel to and establish relationships with small business owners in target area - Interview business owners and distributors - Record, track, and organize data collected - Draft reports - Communicate regularly with Central Office - Assist with community asset mapping, community outreach, and other tasks as needed Time Commitment - Approximately 10 – 15 hrs/week (depending on availability)

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location Queens, NY
Degree Wanted Any
Field of Study Any, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Nursing, Health Sciences, Medical Assistant
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements Qualifications - Strong conversational & written communication skills - Interest in food systems, nutrition, and small business - Willing to travel in & around borough of Queens, including being outdoors and walking from corner store to corner store - Basic computer skills (email, Google products, MS Office) - Ability to speak a foreign language a plus (e.g. Spanish, Bengali, Urdu)
Company Name Public Health Solutions
Contact: Lela Chapman
Address: 40 Worth Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013
Phone: 646-619-6400
About the Company: Public Health Solutions (PHS), one of the largest not-for-profit organizations in New York City and a nationally recognized Public Health Institute (PHI), addresses critical public health needs such as food security and nutrition, women’s reproductive health; early childhood development and family support; and so much more. Under the PHS Public Health Programs Division, The Food and Nutrition Programs (FANP) Unit staff works to improve health and nutrition, specifically among women, infants, and children. The FANP Unit oversees the organization’s Neighborhood WIC Program, WIC Vendor Management Program, and Cooking Matters initiative, as well as other grant funded projects to increase access to healthy food and nutrition education in target high-need areas. The FANP Unit is now accepting applications for a Fall 2014 internship/practicum position to study and report on distribution mechanisms of food and beverages to businesses in Queens, with a focus on small corner stores (“bodegas”) in Southeast Queens and Jamaica.
How To Apply: For additional information or to apply, please contact Lela Chapman at


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