This guide’s goal is to present anyone interested in an internship or a job in food law and policy with a sampling of the diverse array of choices, from research and advocacy to policymaking positions within the food system. Whether one desires to work for government, a nonprofit, or in academia, those interested in improving the food system will find many opportunities to apply their skills to topics as far-reaching as nutrition and global health, intellectual property, trade, environmental justice, and human rights.
This career guide covers:
- universities that have developed specialty programs ranging from agricultural law to nutrition and food science
- nonprofits that foster food policy change at the local, state, national, and international levels
- government agencies established to protect the health and nutritional quality of our food supply
- international organizations that advocate for farmers’ rights worldwide
- foundations that fund individuals taking a stand against hunger
- law firms that have mastered the business of food and agriculture and the intricacies of regulatory compliance
While some pieces are geared toward lawyers, this guide is a great resource for anyone researching organizations in the field.