The Communications Assistant (Title Code 4919: Student Assistant IV) will help with the Berkeley Food Institute’s external communication activities. This position works closely with the BFI Communications Specialist, with additional interaction with the full BFI staff.

Appointment: May 15 – August 18, 2017 at 30 hours/week
Candidates who are able to continue in the fall semester at 10 hours/week will be preferred. Compensation: $15 per hour.

Applicants must be matriculated undergraduate or graduate students at UC Berkeley. To apply, submit the following items by email as a single pdf to with the subject line “Communications Assistant.” Please indicate in your cover letter your preferred schedule for this summer and if you are interested in continuing with BFI in the fall.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Résumé (limit to 2 pages)
  3. Contact information for 2 professional and/or academic references

About the Berkeley Food Institute

The Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with capacities to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems. We pursue our mission through interdisciplinary programs in education, research, policy, communications, and community engagement.

The application deadline is Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 5 pm. For more information see the Berkeley Food Institute Website.

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