2022 Summer Impact Program

Deadline: February 18, 2022

The GKFF Summer Impact Program provides a unique opportunity for interns 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 and engaging interns to gain experience and contribute positively. Please review this list of participating organizations. You will need to refer to this list and select three preferences for placement in order to complete your application.

All internships and program activities will take place in-person for summer 2022. Specific tasks for interns may include interacting with clients, research projects, data analysis, conducting site visits, fundraising, public speaking, program development, and marketing and social media management. GKFF will coordinate professional development opportunities, which are mandatory for all interns. At the conclusion of the internship, 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 nine-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 31 – July 29, 2022. Weekly schedules will be coordinated with the nonprofit agency the intern is assigned to. All interns will be paid $15.00 per hour and will be responsible for tracking and submitting their hours to GKFF.

General Requirements:

  • Applicants must be pursuing a degree from an accredited university and currently completing their sophomore or junior year.
  • Applicants must be available for the full nine-week program and able to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma for he duration of their internship.
  • Applicants must be available for an interview after their application has been submitted and vetted. Interviews may take place in-person or virtually.

To Apply: Please complete the online application

QUESTIONS? Call or e-mail Sara Ross at 918-392-1612 or sara@gkff.org

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.