USA Rice Welcomes Summer Intern

USA Rice intern Ethan-Cartwright eats watermelon at building cookout
Ethan Cartwright
Jun 03, 2016
ARLINGTON, VA – Money magazine recently named Washington, DC the top spot for students looking for summer jobs touting the area’s availability of work, educational opportunities, and “museums for days.”  Just ask summer intern Ethan Cartwright who joined USA Rice’s government affairs team this week.  

Ethan, a lifelong resident of Starkville, Mississippi, is a rising senior in Mississippi State University’s Department of Agricultural Economics.  He is a spirited SEC college baseball fan, avid duck hunter, and member of the Delta Chi Fraternity, and Mississippi State’s Student Association.  

Ethan comes to USA Rice from a recent internship with U.S. Senator Roger F. Wicker (R-MS), where he assisted legislative staff with agricultural, transportation, and environmental issues.  He previously worked on research at Mississippi State comparing row croppers’ perceptions of risk under ARC and PLC programs in the new Farm Bill.

“I think my time at Rice will be a great learning experience,” Cartwright said.  “Having recently come off Capitol Hill, I am interested to learn how advocacy works from the ‘other side’ and particularly excited to see the beneficial impact USA Rice can have for the industry this election cycle.”

Cartwright will be with USA Rice through early August and can be reached at or (703) 236-1468.