2022 George Washington Carver Summer Internship Grant  in USA


Closing Dates: 23 February 2022

Application calls for the 2022 George Washington Carver Summer Internship Grant  in USA. This application is open to all applicants that are eligible to work in the USA.

George Washington Carver (GWC) Interns learn first-hand the workings of operating an international non-profit organization and increase their understanding of the fight against hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.

Working one-on-one with a staff mentor, GWC Interns become an integral part of this internationally renowned organization. GWC Interns come from a variety of academic disciplines and internship roles will be specialized according to an individual’s background, skills, and area of interest.

Available skills

In each academic session and summer, a select group of highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students is chosen for this unique program, which provides interns with the opportunity to take significant responsibility and initiative in planning and carrying out a wide range of the Foundation’s projects in the following areas:​​​​  

  • Archival
  • Awards & Lectures Management
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Community Relations & Grassroots Efforts
  • Graphic Design
  • International Events

Duration: May 16 – August 26

George Washington Carver Application Criteria:

Successful applicants must have the following:

  • A strong academic background,
  • A solid work ethic,
  • A capacity for analytical thinking,
  • Impeccable attention to detail and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • They are enthusiastic and flexible learners, capable of both taking direction and working independently.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English to be considered for placement. 

How to Apply

Applicants are required to fill out the application form provided online.

If you do not have a google email address or cannot submit your resume and cover letter via this form, please email both to gwcinternship@worldfoodprize.org.

The receipt of a cover letter and resume is required to be considered for this internship opportunity.


This internship is based in Des Moines, Iowa, and requires that an intern be local and available to work in-person. Interns are compensated with a stipend of $1,500 per internship period. World Food Prize Foundation accepts interns for the Spring.