Digital Content Management Internship – Food & Water Watch – Washington, DC

Food & Water Watch is a leading consumer advocacy organization that runs dynamic, cutting edge campaigns that challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources, empower people to take action and transform the public consciousness about what we eat and drink. Since 2005, we have won significant victories to protect our food and water. Our work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other major media outlets. For more information check out our website at We work to promote safe and sustainable food, and to protect water as a public resource rather than a commodity sold to the highest bidder.

We are currently seeking interns to work in our office in Washington, DC. Interns will have the benefit of learning critical digital communications skills from experienced staff in our collegial office environment. The Digital Content Management internship is an opportunity to build skills in writing, content management, website management and social media, and to learn widely used tools like WordPress, Drupal, Google Analytics and social media insights.

Summer: This position is full-time and runs for 10 weeks during May-August. We offer both paid and unpaid internships.

Responsibilities may include:

Assisting in the development of cutting-edge online content to tie into ongoing Food & Water Watch campaigns and capitalize on current events.
Supporting Food & Water Watch’s website redesign, including creating new content and migrating content from the current site to the new site.
Performing timely content updates on Food & Water Watch’s website.
Building the presence of Food & Water Watch on social media.
Gathering and analyzing data about Food & Water Watch’s online programs.
Holding regular office hours and participating in weekly meetings with Communications staff.


Strong interest in Food & Water Watch issues and commitment to social change.
Strong verbal and written communication and time management skills as well as strong computer skills.
Experience with managing online technologies (websites, social media, etc) or data analysis (Excel) is a plus.

How to apply

Please email a tailored cover letter, resume, short writing sample and availability to noting “Digital Content Internship” in the subject. Please indicate what term you are applying for. Please also indicate your availability including start date and end date, hours per day and days per week.