36 Degrees North interns get the opportunity to learn about all the components of Tulsa’s entrepreneurial community. Tasks include event coordination, promotion and marketing, as well as the research and design of initiatives to help 36°N entrepreneurs grow. Interns will work together on most projects but will also have opportunities for individual projects. Interns will receive a 36°N membership, exposure to 300+ entrepreneurs in 40+ different industries, and a real-world application of skills that directly impacts our organization.
This internship is part of the GKFF Summer Impact Program. To be placed at 36 Degrees North, type “36 Degrees North” under the question “What is your first choice for placement?” on the GKFF application.
The GKFF Summer Impact Program is a unique opportunity to learn from some of Tulsa’s most effective community organizations while gaining exposure to the intersection of policy, philanthropy, business and community engagement. This blend of on-the-ground work and big picture context provides emerging professionals with an exceptional opportunity to learn and advance.
Internship Overview & Responsibilities: GKFF places interns in local non-profit organizations and seeks professional, energetic and capable interns to gain experience and contribute positively. List of participating organizations. Specific tasks for the interns may include interacting with clients, research projects, preparing for and conducting site visits, administrative work, public speaking, and preparing for and giving presentations. GKFF will coordinate all professional development opportunities, which are mandatory for the interns. At the conclusion of the internship, all interns will prepare and present insights from their summer experience to the GKFF team and agency partners.
Hours and Compensation: Over the course of the ten-week internship, interns commit to working 30 to 40 hours per week. Some night and weekend work may be required. Interns must commit to working at their nonprofit agency between May 28 and August 2, 2019. Weekly schedules will be coordinated with the nonprofit agency where the intern is assigned. All interns will be responsible for tracking their hours and submitting them to GKFF. This is a paid internship. Each intern will get paid $12 an hour.
General Requirements: Applicants must be pursuing a degree from an accredited university and be in either their sophomore or junior year. All applicants must have the ability to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma during their ten-week internship. Applicants must be available for an interview after their application has been submitted and vetted. Interviews may take place in person or via phone.
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2019
George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) is a charitable organization based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Type I 509(a)3 supporting organization of the Tulsa Community Foundation, dedicated to providing equal opportunity for young children in our community through investments in early childhood education, community health, social services, and civic enhancement.