GMA is seeking candidates for an internship in our Science Program Management group work on updating the GMA Food Safety and Modernization Act website to include updated final rules, education and training opportunities, and GMA FSMA related offerings. In addition to re-vamping the website to make it more organized and efficient for our members, the intern will also work on updating the Supplier Hand book and/or Allergen Hand Book working with GMA staff and GMA members.
Your key contacts will be GMA staff and member companies’ staff on an as needed basis
Your day-to-day responsibilities would include:
Developing documents, meeting agendas; meeting minutes, etc. using MS Office suite and GMA database systems.
Assisting with managing and updating the FSMA website.
By the end of this internship, the intern will have learned about the Food Safety Modernization Act, including the process and history of rulemaking, and about the groundbreaking regulations of the Preventive Controls for Human Food, Preventive Controls for Animal Food, Foreign Supplier Verification Program, 3rd Party Accreditation and Certification, Sanitary Transportation, and Food Defense Final Rules. An understanding of how these regulations affect food producers will be obtained, in addition to how GMA’s role helped shape the framework of these regulations. The intern will also get the opportunity to learn about possible career paths available within the food and consumer products industry, through daily interactions with GMA staff and members.
The best candidates will possess nowledge of Microsoft Office programs (word, excel, powerpoint, etc.)
To learn more about GMA please see us at: www.gmaonline.org. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply please forward your letter of interest and a current resume marked attention INT 17-04 to firstname.lastname@example.org. GMA is an equal opportunity employer.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is the trade organization representing the world’s leading food, beverage and consumer products companies and associated partners. The U.S. food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry plays a unique role as the single largest U.S. manufacturing employment sector, with 2.1 million jobs in 30,000 communities across the country that deliver products... vital to the wellbeing of people in our nation and around world. Founded in 1908, GMA has a primary focus on product safety, science-based public policies and industry initiatives that seek to empower people with the tools and information they need to make informed choices and lead healthier lives. For more information, visit gmaonline.org.
GMA is an equal opportunity employer that supports a diverse workforce. We seek candidates for employment based on knowledge, skills and abilities that are relevant to job performance. We do not discriminate on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.