Aileen Suzara speaking at Decolonizing Foodways event. Photo by Jonathan Fong


Thank you for your interest in working with the Berkeley Food Institute!

We currently do not have any open career positions. We have the following temporary or contract positions available:

2017 Student Summer Communications Assistant


The role of the Communications Assistant is to help with the Berkeley Food Institute’s external communication activities including our website, printed materials, newsletter, social media, and policy outreach. This position works closely with the BFI Communications Specialist, with additional interaction with the full BFI staff.

Learn more about the Communications Assistant position here.

2017 Request for Proposals: Expert Storyteller (Independent Contractor)

Proposals due April 28, 5 PM

The Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) at the University of California, Berkeley, (UC Berkeley) seeks an experienced contractor with expertise in journalism, communications, and/or leadership programs to lead a project called “Celebrating Food Systems Changemakers.” We expect the project to be completed in approximately 6 months from the start date, starting ASAP in Spring 2017.

Learn more about the RFP here.

Please check back periodically and sign up for our weekly newsletter at the bottom of the page to receive notice of any opportunities.

In addition to staff employment opportunities, BFI periodically provides other funding opportunities for UC Berkeley faculty, students, and visiting fellows.