Food for the Hungry Internship Profile
- "Relieve hunger around the world"
- "Poverty reduction as a vocation"
Locations: Washington, DC; Little Rock, AR
Number of Interns: 51 - 100
Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid, Academic Credit
Responsibilities: Administrative, Nonprofit, Research
Food for the Hungry (FH) is a Christian nonprofit that works to overcome all forms of human poverty. FH combats hunger in 26 countries by partnering with churches, leaders and families. Its programs include child sponsorship, food production, food security, water and sanitation, health care and church development.
At Food for the Hungry, interns are placed according to their interests and skills and can expect a supervised work experience. Phoenix, Ariz. interns work in several areas, including research, administrative support, filmmaking and urban development. Washington, D.C. interns work in public policy, health care, political science and relief. Interns also work abroad in Africa, Asia and Latin America on projects such as child development, agriculture, water and sanitation and community health (including HIV/AIDS). Interns operate in small groups, participate in seminars and retreats and are provided one-on-one mentoring.
Varies. To apply, visit the website below. Candidates must submit a current resume, faculty and pastor references, off-campus study/student life recommendation, official college transcript and an application fee.
Internships are open to college juniors and seniors, as well as recent graduates and graduate students. All majors are welcome to apply, and applicants should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. In the case of international internships, applicants need to be prepared to withstand the physical, mental and emotional challenges of living and working in a developing country.