Food law and policy is an innovative and emerging field in which to study and practice law. As a result, there are numerous opportunities in government, non-profit organizations, and private law firms where interested individuals can experience food law and policy in action. There are also a growing number of university, internship, and fellowship programs that offer opportunities to experience food policy in every area relating to food–from international non-profits that address food security to universities that offer courses studying the anthropology of food.
If you are a law student, emerging young professional, or simply want to learn more about what food policy entails, use these resources from across the nation (and world) to help you find your next job, volunteer position, or internship in the world of food policy.
For a general introduction to the range of career opportunities within food law and policy, check out the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic Career Guide
Current Food Law and Policy Career Opportunities:
- Legal Fellow: Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Vermont Law School
- Farm and Food Legal Fellow Yale Law School
- President, Center for Science in the Public Interest
- Human Rights Attorney, Fair Foods Standards Council
If you know of an internship or career opportunity in food law and policy, please let us know by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.