Internship with USPIRG antibiotic campaign

Overuse of antibiotics contributes to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria like those on the right. Source

U.S. PIRG is recruiting Boston-area interns to work on a campaign aimed at stopping the overuse of antibiotics on industrial farms. This is the perfect position for someone interested in the food system, environmental science, public health, and/or political campaigns.

You can read more about the issue and the campaign here.

Responsibilities will include:

  • organizing a petition event
  • designing and curating social media content
  • research on antibiotic resistance and public health
  • helping to organize a speaker panel

Desired qualifications include:

  • ability to see beyond a strict blue vs red analysis of political problems
  • desire to push broadly appealing solutions
  • detail-oriented
  • strong writing, organizational, and time management skills
  • ability to take initiative and think creatively about campaign strategy

This is an unpaid position.

To apply, email Shelby Luce (Tufts Class of 2017) at with your resume and cover letter.

U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

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