CBU WORK STUDY BURSARY PROGRAM – Food & Culture Intern – SU003


Job/Project Description: Food and Culture Intern

Responsibilities:  Working under the direction of the supervisor, the Food and Culture Intern will assist with various projects related to Food and Culture research. The intern may be asked to assist with focus group research in the new Media Interpretation and Reception Lab. The intern will also have the opportunity to work with the supervisor on his podcast “Sweet,” which traces the history and influences of candy in popular culture.

Student Qualifications:

Students with a folklore major or minor preferred, however, students with an interest in culture and society (perhaps from history, anthropology, women’s studies, sociology or political science) will also be considered. Students should have knowledge, experience and comfort with social media and be effective oral and written communicators for a variety of audiences.


Tasks: The Intern will assist with research and technical aspects of documenting food from a cultural perspective including but not limited to: summarizing journal articles (with guidance and parameters), editing audio recordings, social media promotion, writing for varied audiences, photography.

Application Details

Start Date:  May 1

End Date:  July 31

Hours:  All positions are part-time, hours TBD

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to:  awards@cbu.ca     Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered.  All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to: http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/work-study-bursary-program/