Tuesday, November 12, 2013

2014 Summer Associate - Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law

About the Resnick Program: 
The Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, established in 2013, is dedicated to studying and
advancing law and policy solutions to improve the modern food system. The program works to
develop key legal and policy tools to build a culture of healthy eating and well-informed consumers.

Through the publication and dissemination of innovative scholarship and analysis, the program helps
facilitate dialogue with policymakers and practitioners to inform important decisions about food issues
affecting millions of people, including nutrition, labeling and food access. By working in collaboration
with UCLA’s world-class medical, public health, public policy and sustainability programs, the
program seeks to drive the agenda for research and reform in this critical and emerging area of
scholarship and teaching. The program also features an educational component with high-caliber
symposia and conferences, classes and workshops to foster future leaders in the food law and policy

Position: Summer Associate 
The summer associate will divide his or her time equally between independent research on a food law
topic and assistance with the program’s ongoing projects. Those projects may include academic
research projects and collaboration with program partners. The specific projects will be tailored to the
summer associate’s interests and the program’s needs.

The ideal candidate has strong academic credentials and writing skills. A strong interest in food law
and policy is mandatory; a background in the area is preferred but not required.

The position runs from June –August 2014. Specific dates are flexible. There will be a small stipend,
amount to be determined. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, list of two
references, and a writing sample to Kusumi@law.ucla.edu. Applications are due Nov. 15, 2013.