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Food Studies Program

Food Studies Student Engagement

Internship Opportunities

Food Studies at SpelmanThe Georgia  Organics Farm to School team is seeking an intern for a six-month term  (approximately June 1-Nov. 30, 2017). Interns primarily will work on our Golden Radish Award October Farm-to-School Month, and Georgia Farm-to-School Summit programming. The internship will be based in our Atlanta office with work space available.

Internship Duties

•    Developing and  testing activities for October Farm to School  Month campaign
•    Assisting with the application review process for the Golden Radish Award
•    Developing and  updating promotional and  outreach materials
•    Compiling and organizing data and performing basic data analysis
•    Drafting resources for workshops, trainings, and other speaking engagements
•    Acting as a Georgia  Organics representative at events
•    Supporting farm  to school communications, including writing blog articles, supporting
     e­-newsletter  content, updating our farm  to school website, and social media
•    Basic administrative support
•    Other duties, as needed

Interns are compensated at $12/hr. The internship is part time at approximately 10-16 hours a week. To apply,  please send your resume and a cover letter  to with  the subject
heading "F2S  Intern." The deadline to apply is Friday April 21.

Food Studies in Action

  • Fresh Food Market Launching at Spelman

    Fresh Harvest Market
    October 2019
    Spelman launched the Fresh Harvest Market: Indoor Farmer & Artisan Marketon Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Lower Manley. The market, inspired by an initiative of Miss Spelman 2018-2019 Eva Dickerson, C’2019, featured fresh produce, honey, baked goods, organic/natural/sustainable products and a few vegan/vegetarian food vendors, said Aisha Hitson, director of Spelman’s Office of Student Life and Engagement.
  • Essence Roberts Participates in Southern Foodways Alliance Oral History Workshop

    Food Studies Minor Essence Roberts Participates in Oral History Project
    August 2016
    Essence Roberts, C’2017, recently participated in the Southern Foodways Alliance’s 2016 Oral History Workshop at Emory University in Atlanta.