Internship posted by: City Harvest, Inc. of New York
Posted on: January 10, 2013
Retail Intern, Healthy Neighborhoods:
City Harvest is seeking an intern interested in learning about how to improve community health by working with local supermarkets. The intern will work closely with Healthy Food Retail team to learn about how produce departments work, how they can be improved to increase sales and consumption of fruits and vegetables, the basic elements of how to build and maintain a successful produce section and will get first-hand experience with interventions designed to promote the purchase and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Activities include assisting with in-store training, merchandising interventions, evaluation protocols and Nutrition Education promotions designed to increase local knowledge and interest in healthy foods. Terms like inventory control, bottom line profits, cross promotion, marketing and product shrinkage will become part of a new vocabulary. The retail intern will also learn about the food landscape in our target neighborhoods and real-life successes and challenges faced by stores in these communities.
Major responsibilities include:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include "Retail Intern, Healthy Neighborhoods" in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email. City Harvest conducts background checks tests for final candidates for this position.