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Open Positions

Interested in educating the Harvard community about food? Apply to be a Food Literacy Project (FLP) Fellow! 

We have the following fellowship positions open:

  • Dunster House Fellow
  • Winthrop House Fellow
  • Currier House Fellow
  • Kirkland House Fellow
  • Mather House Fellow
  • Pfoho House Fellow

Commitment details (about 5 hrs per week):

  • Attend weekly meetings, Tuesdays from 7:00 - 8:30pm. Every other week we invite in a guest speaker; past guests have included New Entry Farm, Food for Free, and HUDS Director of Culinary.   
  • Organize 3 FLP events per semester for your house community. Be creative! Hold an apple tasting, host a cooking competition. Tour the dining hall tunnels! 
  • Attend 3 FLP events per semester, including farm field trips and cooking classes. 
  • Work in partnership with HUDS to raise awareness of food related issues on campus (e.g. food waste, food recovery). 
  • Attend the Spring and Fall FLP retreat. 

What we're looking for:

  • An eagerness to learn more about our food system. 
  • The motivation to stay on task, plan ahead, and organize opportunities to build community and food literacy within your house.  

What you’ll get:

  • Expanded knowledge about the food system.
  • Demonstrable experience in event planning, budgeting and marketing.
  • Volunteer and hands-on experience with local food organizations.
  • Opportunities to engage with Harvard students across the college, who are working to increase food literacy.

Stipend: 

FLP fellows receive a $1300 stipend per academic year, paid in four installments. 

To apply:

Send your resume and a cover letter to foodliteracy@harvard.edu. Explain why you are interested in becoming an FLP fellow, and what you can bring to the position. All students, regardless of prior knowledge about food, are encouraged to apply. Be sure to note your year, House, and contact information.