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Internship - Food Research

Internship - Food Research

Is Internship: 
Paid Internship: 

EWG’s Food Research Intern will work in a fast-paced environment, assisting the Research Team in developing an online food product database for which EWG is recognized. They will enter and review data on food product ingredients and hazards, in addition to other related research tasks and projects involved in publishing cutting-edge information on safer food products for consumers.

The Food Research Intern will both see how a project develops from an idea to completion, and get first-hand experience of the inner workings of a successful not-for-profit organization.

  • Review and input product data.
  • Conduct research (online, phone, etc.) as necessary to find information on chemical ingredients, suspected health hazards, and related information regarding food products.
  • Assist in related toxics projects on but not limited to the various topics EWG is currently engaged in.
  • Preferred: Current undergraduate or graduate students with an interest in science or public health fields.
  • Attention to detail
  • Accurate data review/entry skills.
  • Strong internet research skills and ability to independently pursue/complete research tasks.
  • Ability to pace work to meet deadlines.
How to Apply: 

Internship may be available in Summer, Fall or Spring.  Questions regarding application deadlines or availability of internship can be directed to internships@ewg.org.

Applicants must send resume and cover letter including the title of the specific internship to which they are applying and their approximate start date to Brett Dorow at internships@ewg.org. Position is available in our DC office only.