Summer Internships with Social Impact Start-ups and Local Inland Empire Non-profits 

Kravis Lab has limited funding to support students who would like to work alongside emerging social entrepreneurs and help launch their start-ups or scale their impact. It’s an incredible opportunity to be at the ground level of some of the most innovative organizations in the world!

Social Impact Start-ups

Multiple positions available: Marketing, Finance, Investor Relations, Operations

10 Power
Internship Location: Remote, San Francisco, New York, Haiti
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10Power is creating a regenerative path for International Development by providing renewable energy in markets that lack access to reliable electricity.

Internship Description: You will work directly with 10Power executives on a self-determined project that will be important to the success of our start-up and relevant to your professional interests and growth. Our past interns have had a track record of landing their dream job (with the UN, energy storage companies, global finance firms, and working with 10Power!)

Qualifications and other info on Handshake

How to apply: Please provide cover letter, resume and sample of work related to the position you are applying for to CEO Sandra Kwak,

Summer Fellow in San Francisco and Wash DC

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Internship location – San Francisco & Washington DC
Handshake # 2334714

Summer Fellow The Fellow will help strengthen and deepen our relationships with our venture community members, especially supporting the development of our venture partner syndicated funds.

Qualifications – Rising Senior, Pre-MBA, MBA student or full-time employee

Please contact Maureen Murat at with job specific questions.

Program Development Intern working remotely

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Internship location – Remote
Handshake # 2334704

Program Development Intern You will work directly with the director and staff, and with exoneree-clients, to develop additional services and programs to add to what we currently offer our exoneree-clients. Projects under development include: an exoneree speakers’ bureau, peer-to-peer mentoring, and financial literacy/management training.  There will also be an opportunity to do some policy-related research in order to develop effect re-entry provisions in compensation laws currently pending in three states.

Qualifications – • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Ability to work independently • Excellent time-management and attention to detail

Please contact Jon Eldan at with job specific questions.



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Outreach and Marketing Intern

Internship Location: Santa Barbara
Contact: Heather Hochrein, CEO
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EV Match increases access to cleaner transportation through a community-based electric vehicle (EV) charging network.

Internship Description: Selected intern will work closely with EVmatch’s CEO, Head of Product Strategy, and Marketing Specialist to learn about the rapidly evolving electric vehicle (EV) charging market and promote the company’s peer-to-peer EV charging service through a variety of channels. This internship provides an opportunity to gain entrepreneurial skills and the learn key components involved in starting a company, including customer discovery, market validation, and marketing/customer acquisition.

More info on Handshake.

How to apply: Send your resume and brief cover letter to Heather Hochrein, CEO at

Communications and Marketing Associate in Ghana

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Internship location – Accra- Ghana
Handshake # 2334632

Farmerline is looking for a Communications Associate that is both a strong self-starter and a team player, has strong written and verbal communications skills, and is passionate about sharing Farmerline’s story with audiences worldwide. The Communications Associate will be the go-to team member for creating Farmerline’s public-facing content. The Associate will be a leader in sharing Farmerline’s voice, its successes, challenges, and services to key audiences such as potential clients, customers, investors, and advocates. They will shape and execute this strategy using a variety of approaches including web and social media tools, marketing campaigns, and offline materials.

Please contact with job specific questions.

Corporate Service Associate in Ghana

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Internship location – Accra- Ghana
Handshake # 2334645

Corporate Service Associate The Corporate Services Associate brings Farmerline’s tools and services to clients and customers region and continent-wide. The role involves building a deep understanding of Farmerline’s technologies, products, services, and potential tools, translating these to fit the needs of a diversity of organizations, and closing deals and partnerships for the mutual benefit of Farmerline and its clients. The Associate will be evaluated based on deals initiated, closed, and successfully managed. A strong Corporate Sales Associate is both a self-starter and a team player, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and passionate about bringing Farmerline’s services worldwide.

Please contact Adwoa Adadzewa Afrifa  at with job specific questions.

Field Research Interns in Kenya and Uganda

Global Women’s Water Initiative
Internship location: Uganda and Kenya
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Contact to schedule an interview.

Global Women’s Water Initiative is a multi-award winning social venture operating in East Africa. GWWI is in year 2 of a 4-year Women’s Water Leadership Academy. 8 teams of women implemented local water projects in their communities. GWWI is collecting and analyzing impact data from the first phase of the program. 

What students will learn: Students will learn about global water issues, gender dynamics in water and sanitation and social entrepreneurship in the developing world. They will have the opportunity to engage directly with grassroots women WASH entrepreneurs and leaders in Uganda. 


Intern in San Francisco

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Internship location – San Francisco, CA
Handshake # 2334736

Intern Hack Club is a nonprofit network of student-led computer science clubs in 2% of US high schools nationwide. We are a small and focused team of two that is seeking a student intern for summer 2019 to grow the organization’s offering to existing clubs in our network. This position requires a technical generalist excited by challenge & opportunity to learn.
What you get: we’re deeply networked in Silicon Valley with the founder of GitHub sitting on our board and deeply involved in the organization. In addition to impacting thousands of students (actual, real students), we’ll support you however we can toward your professional and personal goals. You’ll be treated as an equal and attend the same events, meetings, and social gatherings that we do.

Qualifications – The ideal candidate has released multiple software projects that have active users, has organized teams to execute on events or other activities that require managing business relationships, and cares deeply about maximizing their impact in the world. We don’t care about how much you know today, only whether you’re a fast learner and how hard you’re willing to work.

Please contact Zach Latta at with job specific questions.

Data Entry Intern

Internship Location: Remote, DC
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Inclusive America’s mission is to track diversity and increase inclusion in the US government so that it can truly be “of the people, by the people, and for the people.”

– Research biographies of US government officials
– Upload and maintain database
– Graphic design
– Salesforce database management

How to apply: Please send a resumé as a single PDF to Jana Nelson ( or

More info about qualifications and duties on Handshake

Communications & Operations Associate

Internship location: Yangon, Myanmar
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Koe Koe Tech is Myanmar’s leading IT Social Enterprise. Founded in 2013 by two cousins, Dr. Yar Zar Minn Htoo, a Myanmar national doctor and computer scientist, and Michael Lwin Esq., a Myanmar-American former corporate lawyer, today Koe Koe Tech has 98 employees, 94 of whom are Myanmar nationals, with 60% women and 28 software engineers. Since its founding, Koe Koe Tech has been building the fundamental health (maternal and child health, women’s economic empowerment), law, governance, tax, utilities, and other e-government software systems for Myanmar. KKT is intentionally Myanmar-centric and diverse by design: we believe that the best solutions are locally made and driven, and that diversity is a strength for Myanmar, not a weakness.

Internship Description: The Communications & Operations Associate will be responsible for producing and managing KKT digital storytelling content through a variety of online channels. The Communications & Operations Associate will be en-charged with producing creative, fun and non-standard solutions to help KKT communicate the company’s strategy to their teams and the wider KKT audience. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills. Candidate must also be tech savvy and well versed in digital storytelling creation and communication via popular social media platforms. Experience in photography and video recording is required. A background in Public Health or Pre-Law is an asset.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to

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Intern in Kenya

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Internship location – Nairobi, Kenya or Remote
Handshake # 2334292

Internship Description – Majik Water Intern You will be joining a high-impact team on a mission to change the way we think about drinking water. Majik Water has hosted several interns previously from all over the world from Europe to Brazil. As a startup, your role working with us will be very dynamic and based on projects we have underway. Examples of work you could lead is analysis of market trends, doing research in the field in water-scarce communities, meeting business partners attending events and pitching our startup at presentations.

Qualifications –  Open to students pursuing any degree in any discipline, with an interest in business in Africa.

Please contact Anastasia Kaschenko at with job specific questions.

International Intern in Mozambique

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Internship location – Chokwe, Mozambique
Handshake # 2334670

International Intern You’ll be working directly with the two co-founders, Roberto Mutisse and Cara Myers, on impact measurement and communications. You will have a lot of space for initiative to develop new ways to streamline the measurement of our activities and assess impact. This position would ideally have the intern spend some time at our field location in Chokwe, Mozambique, as well as some time remotely, conducting follow-up analysis and reports. This position is for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications –  • Prior experience working or living in a developing country, preferably sub-Saharan Africa • Portuguese language skills a HUGE plus, Spanish proficiency and willingness to learn some Portuguese also considered (especially if interested in field work) • Experience working with survey questionnaires and data • Experience processing data and developing charts in Excel • Ability to produce high-quality writing and other communications materials • Experience with non-profit organizations is a plus.

Please contact Roberto Mutisse at with job specific questions.

Biological Collections Intern working remotely

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Internship location – Remote
Handshake # 2336539

Biological Collections Intern The internship is for undergraduate or graduate students and is remote, so flexible hours, with possibility of travel (this would be up to you and your program). You’ll be working directly with CEO / Co-Founders Lauren Meyer and Madeline Green on grants, presentations, partnerships and listing existing collections on Otlet. This is an exciting internship where you will be given a lot of responsibility, learn marketable skills, and make great contacts.

Qualifications – Experience writing grants, Degree in biological science, zoology, or related field, Experience in natural biological research (non-human), Experience collecting, sourcing or working with biological samples for research or within biological collections at an institution, museum, NGO, etc.

Please contact Madeline Green at with job specific questions.