Group of interns preparing to travel to work with Seed companies

Be an Intern

Work closely with talented entrepreneurs in Africa and South Asia. Gain high-level work experience while making a social impact in emerging markets. Experience all that and more through a funded, Stanford Seed internship.

By working directly with a Seed Network company, you’ll help implement new ideas designed to facilitate both the growth and the scaling of businesses in the developing and emerging world.

Meet the Seed Interns

Meet the Seed Interns

Spend a few moments with Stanford students who spent their summer interning at companies throughout India and Africa.

Key Benefits

Through a Seed internship, you will:

  • Gain high-level work experience and put theory into practice while working with a small to medium-size company based in an emerging market
  • Contribute to projects leading to the transformational growth of companies in the region
  • Learn about a different culture, and about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in developing and emerging countries
  • Explore private-sector solutions to international-development challenges
  • Build skills that are needed in a global marketplace and desired by employers

Stories of Impact

Hear how students are having an impact on Seed businesses.

Help Change a Business, Change Your Life

Help Change a Business, Change Your Life

Business leaders in emerging economies and students share experiences of working together and creating impact for their companies and regions.

This program is one of more than 450 Cardinal Quarter opportunities through which Stanford undergraduate students pursue a full-time summer or quarter-long public service experience with Stanford support.