Food Studies

Internships

  • National television, news division - internship on a special food production
  • National food magazine - editorial internship, includes food history research and writing for the magazine (80%), plus fact-checking (20%); attend planning and editorial meetings, including tastings
  • Food website - editing of bimonthly newsletter through complete editorial cycle: assigning stories, writing and editing, working with the designer and proofreading
  • Restaurant newsletter - six month internship, including intensive research, story development, product acquisition, organizing tastings, and cooking demonstrations
  • Public Relations Company - work on projects relating to cookbooks, chefs and restaurants
  • Public Relations Company - research, correspondence with journalists and media reps, assembly of press kits
  • International magazine/non-profit organization award event - work with NY editor to organize the two international wine events including: logistics, catering, press, public relations, relations with the wine producers and the importers
  • National food industry magazine - interview chefs/restaurateurs and write short pieces and blurbs on new products, proofread and edit magazine pages, attend press events
  • Work with elementary school - promote wholesome foods and develop food awareness and cooking skills among students, school food service workers, and other members of the school community
  • Food company - learn about specialty importing, retail and online market
  • Food writer and historian - organize and research current positions of food professionals working in the United States for a compilation
  • Food writer and historian - research for major food-related book 
  • National food and beverage magazine - editorial research intern, research and fact checking, recipe testing, plus special projects and administrative duties
  • Foodservice online magazine - work with recipe editor on weekly email newsletter, coordinate with top chefs and their publicists
  • Not for profit organization - research, organizing materials, assistance with public program coordination and outreach relating to food and agricultural issues
  • News website - write about food and/or restaurants
  • Culinary School, Associate Placement Manager - conduct class orientations, advise students, run seminars and career fair programs, represent the school at conferences and events 
  • Food and beverage consulting group - assistant to the president
  • Non-profit educational food organization - part-time data entry assistant
  • Leading fine wine and spirit company - temporary full-time position assisting the special events/public relations department
  • Specialty food sales and distribution company - sales representative
  • Culinary tours company - part-time assistant
  • Gourmet shop, catering division - telephone sales
  • Spotters - write observations of restaurants for client reports
  • Assistant to wine consultant - administrative duties, special projects, cultivating business leads, website maintenance, and creation of sales materials
  • International hospitality group - administrative duties, sales reports and written correspondence