Summer 2019 Internship for Tucson City of Gastronomy


Friday, May 24, 2019

Sponsor Organization

Tucson City of Gastronomy


Attention UA undergraduate students interested in local food systems, heritage foods, food traditions, heritage preservation, food security, food justice, culinary tourism, economic development, sustainability, and international relations. During the Summer of 2019 the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will offer academic credit for one student internship with the non-profit Tucson City of Gastronomy (TCOG). TCOG manages the international designation of metro Tucson and its southern Arizona foodshed as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy. Course credit will be offered through the student’s home department or if necessary, through SBS 393. Each intern will receive 3 units of academic credit and the Student Engagement notation on their academic transcript.

All of these positions will require at least 12 hours of work per week, and some local travel in and around downtown Tucson is also required.

Available Position

Administrative Assistant: Help develop and manage social media, website, e-newsletter. Assist with community outreach and provide information about TCOG at special events. Write, edit, and prepare documents ahead of board meetings. (Especially suited for students majoring or minoring in Public Relations, Communication, Information Science, Creative Writing, or Journalism).

How to Apply

The deadline to submit these materials is Friday, May 24 at 5pm. Finalists will be contacted within 1 weeks for an in-person interview.

Email your resume and a cover letter to Erik Stanford at