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CSPI is hiring for a number of jobs and internships. Find out more about our positions here.

CSPI is an aggressive non-profit consumer organization conducting innovative programs in nutrition and food safety. CSPI publishes Nutrition Action Healthletter, the nation's premier health newsletter. CSPI strives to provide useful, objective information to the public, represent citizens' interests before legislative, regulatory, and judicial bodies, and ensure that advances in science are used for the public's good. CSPI is supported by subscribers to Nutrition Action Healthletter, donors, and by foundation grants.

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CSPI is seeking a Major Gifts Officer (MGO) to complement a team of development professionals responsible for setting and meeting annual fundraising goals. The MGO is responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of major gift contributors who have the capacity to give $10,000 or more annually. The MGO reports to the Development Director and works in collaboration with the President, Board members, and CSPI senior staff.

The Manager of Online Communications helps spread CSPI’s message communicating with its supporters and the public via email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social media. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Manager of Online Communications works collaboratively across the organization to advance its public policy objectives and inform the public.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced advocate to lead the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) efforts to use regulation, legislation, and other strategies to promote smarter government policies and better corporate practices to improve the public’s health. The position, which is based in Washington, DC, allows for creativity and initiative in crafting strategies and identifying new issues.

CSPI’s Litigation Project pioneered the field of food law in 2004 and ever since has been using litigation to tackle some of the toughest issues in food and nutrition, including, most actively, false and misleading advertising. The Staff Paralegal provides research and project support to the Litigation team, and reports directly to the Litigation Director.

Our 10-week internships are unpaid, and can be full-time or part-time. The specific dates of an internship are flexible and depend on our needs and the applicant's schedule. CSPI offers a collegial work environment and flexible schedule to accommodate your academic responsibilities and work-life balance. If your school offers academic credit for internships, we will work with you to meet your school’s requirements. We will also reimburse you up to $5/day for commuting expenses.