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Open Positions

Thanks for your interest in the FLP fellowship! Please see the open positions below. Cover letters and resumés should be submitted to foodliteracy@harvard.edu by end of day Friday, June 25, 2021. Missed the June 25 deadline? Applications for open positions (see below) are still reviewed on a rolling basis.

Food Literacy Project (FLP) Fellow (Undergraduate)

Open Positions for the 2021-2022 academic year:

  • Cabot House Fellow
  • Pforzheimer House Fellow


Job Description:

The Food Literacy Project is HUDS’ food education initiative. With focuses on sustainability, nutrition, food preparation & community, the FLP seeks to empower everyone to make informed food choices. Interested in educating the Harvard community about food? Apply to be a Food Literacy Project (FLP) Fellow!

Commitment details (about 5 hrs per week):

  • Attend weekly meetings on Wednesday afternoons. 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. 
  • Attend 3 FLP events per semester.
  • Help spread the word about FLP by tabling at 2 events per semester.
  • Work in partnership with HUDS to raise awareness of food related issues on campus (e.g. food waste, food recovery). 
  • Attend the Fall and Spring FLP retreat.
    *Commitment details are subject to change. 

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 a community of Harvard students across the college, who are working to increase food literacy.

Stipend:

FLP fellows receive a $1,500 stipend per academic year, paid in four installments. 

To apply:
Send your resumé and a cover letter to foodliteracy@harvard.edu by Friday, June 25, 2021. 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 and contact information. 

Qualifications
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.

 

Federal Work Study Program Preference:  Either FWSP or non-FWSP