IDFA seeks candidates for summer internship

The U.S. Capitol.

International Dairy Foods Association is taking applications for a 2019 summer internship to focus on legislative and regulatory issues in the dairy industry, IDFA said in a press release.

The selected candidate will work in Washington, D.C., for a firsthand view of IDFA efforts on dairy policy with Capitol Hill lawmakers.

The internship, which is a paid position, will start in May or June and last 10 to 12 weeks. The successful candidate will work with IDFA’s legislative and regulatory affairs teams on special projects, research and events.

Students with an interest in food and agriculture policy are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must be currently enrolled in or have recently graduated from an accredited college or university. They must also be pursuing or have obtained a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree with a major in business, political science, international affairs, agriculture, the food and beverage industry, food science or a related field.

Each candidate will be required to submit an application, a resume, a one-page essay and references.

To learn more about the internship and to apply, students can visit IDFA’s internship page or contact Heather Soubra, IDFA chief of staff, at or (202) 220-3551.

All applications and supporting material must be submitted by Jan. 15.

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