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Stanford Seed is Now Accepting Applications: Summer Internships in Emerging Markets

Application Deadline:
Graduate students: Application Deadline Extended to April 8!
Undergraduate students: Application Deadline Extended to April 8!

*Travel update: Per current Stanford travel policy, graduate students are permitted to travel to all Seed internship locations this summer. For undergraduates, travel is now permitted in South Africa, Botswana, and Senegal, and approval is expected for Ghana, India and Kenya (pending formal University approval in April). Where travel is not permitted, internships will otherwise take place 100% remotely.

Work closely with talented entrepreneurs in Africa and South Asia while gaining high-level work experience and making a social impact. Seed welcomes applicants from all departments and majors. 

*Note: internships offered on a first come, first served basis.

Key Program Details

  • Eligibility: Undergraduate (current sophomores and above), co-term, and graduate students in all departments and majors. Graduating students (class of ’22) may participate
  • Internship length: 8-10 week summer internships
  • Internship types: Seed offers a diverse set of project opportunities across numerous sectors, suitable for students in education, the social sciences, humanities, STEM fields, business and more
  • Covid-19 update: Format will be determined by Stanford travel policy by/before April 2022. We hope, but can’t guarantee, on-site internships in some or all locations. Internships will otherwise be offered 100% remotely. Remote internships may be considered, if preferred, in all scenarios.