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Food Studies Internships

MA, Food Studies

  • National television, news division — internship on a special food production
  • National food magazine — editorial internship, includes food history research and writing for the magazine, plus fact-checking; 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