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Bonner Partner > Food Research and Action Center

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Food Research and Action Center


Address:

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 540 

Washington DC 20009

 

Website: www.frac.org

 

Organization Description: The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and under- nutrition in the United States. FRAC engages in advocacy, research, analysis, training, technical assistance, and public education to improve the federal food programs to better serve children and families in need. FRAC and its anti-hunger partners throughout the U.S. work to document the extent of poverty and hunger, alert the public and policymakers to the magnitude of the problem, and forge workable solutions at the national, state and community levels.

 

Issue Area(s):

  • Hunger
  • Policy & Advoacy

 

Type(s) of Bonner Partnership Connections:

  • Alternative Break Site
  • Internship opportunity
  • Educational opportunity
  • Job opportunity
  • Resource Provider

 


Internship Position


Internship Description: FRAC offers a variety of internship possibilities throughout the year. The number of internships available at any given time fluctuates. FRAC interns work as volunteers or with the support of third party funding sources, such as work study programs. We will be happy to assist you in getting academic credit for your internship.

 

Interns work directly with policy and development staff and are assigned to specific projects. Our staff considers mentoring an important part of any internship program.

 

Intern tasks have included working with FRAC's state and local grassroots network, engaging in research and information analysis, working with Congressional policymakers, attending Congressional hearings, assisting in the production and release of FRAC's special reports, and assisting with the organization's fundraising and development activities.

 

Students with a strong commitment to public interest and anti-poverty issues are encouraged to apply. Other requirements include solid research, writing and communications skills, computer literacy and interest in/knowledge of the political process. 

 

Internship Start/End Dates:

Application Process: To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:

 

Internship Coordinator

Food Research and Action Center

1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 540

Washington, DC 20009

fax: 202/ 986-2525

 

Application Deadline:

Stipend Provided?: Yes - $150/week

Housing Provided?: No

Hosted Bonners before?:

 

 


 Service Opportunity


 

Service Opportunity Description:

 

 

 

Service Opportunity Start/End Dates:

 

 


Resource Opportunity


Resources Available: 


 

Policy and Advocacy Connection

Does this organization/program offer opportunities for students to engage in policy research, advocacy, lobbying, public education, etc.?


Type of Opportunity & DescriptionAdvocacy and Policy

(FRAC) is the leading organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and under-nutrition in the United States. FRAC engages in advocacy, research, analysis, training, technical assistance, and public education to improve the federal food programs to better serve children and families in need. FRAC and its  works to document the extent of poverty and hunger, alert the public and policymakers to the magnitude of the problem, and forge workable solutions at the national, state and community levels.


Current Contact

Updated 11/2010


Name/Position: Lynn Parker, Child Nutrition Programs

Email: foodresearch@frac.org

Phone: 202-986-2200 

 

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