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Fri Dec 01, 2017 - Mon Apr 30, 2018


Second Harvest Food Bank-Curtner750 Curtner AveSan Jose, CA 95125


Nudges Intern Position Description
Position Start Date: January 29

A food "nudge" is a subtle environmental change in a food distribution setting, designed to make a healthy choice the easy choice. The Nudges Intern will support the Second Harvest Food Bank Nutrition Department by educating our partner agencies (soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless shelters, etc) on how to implement nudges so their clients will eat healthy food. As a Nudges Intern you will:

*Design tools that will encourage clients to eat healthy/unfamiliar items

*Work with SHFB Nutrition Education Managers and partner agencies to understand what "difficult items" are and why people don’t take these items

To effectively execute this Internship you will need to:

*Have passion for nutrition and for helping people eating healthy

*Have great communication skills

*Commit 10 hours of your time per week

*Have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive to Partner Agencies

*6 week commitment minimum

*This is an unpaid internship


  • Nutrition
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mon-Fri (agencies and distribution schedules vary)

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