Job Announcement for Resnick Summer Fellow

About the Resnick Program:

The Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy is dedicated to studying and advancing solutions for improving the modern food system. Covering a wide range of local, national, and global law and food policy topics and issues, the program seeks solutions in support of a food system that embodies the values of transparency, accountability, and equity that yields improved health and sustainability outcomes for all.

Leveraging our location in Los Angeles - an unrivaled global capital of diverse food cultures and consumers, in a state that grows more food than anywhere else in the world - the Program examines the ways in which the modern food system shapes consumers’ physical, economic, social and environmental health. More information about the program is available at our website.

Position: Summer Fellow
The summer fellow will conduct legal and policy research in support the program’s ongoing projects. Work may include academic research, conference planning, and collaborations with program partners.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate has strong academic credentials and writing skills. A strong interest in food law and policy is mandatory; a background in the area is preferred but not required.

Details:
The position runs from June –August 2016. Specific dates are flexible; however the student must be available to work for at least 8–10 weeks minimum. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, list of two references, and a writing sample to aguirre@law.ucla.edu. The position will remain open until filled.

In the past, interns have been supported by public interest funding from their respective law schools. We aim to ensure all interns are supported by funding. Any questions or individual concerns can be directed to aguirre@law.ucla.edu.