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In partnership with University of Michigan and WayUp, currently there are awesome opportunity for rising juniors or seniors at the University of Michigan. Anthem, a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities, and making healthcare simpler, is looking to have students from University of Michigan intern with them.
The Detroit Housing Commission (DHC) is Detroit’s local public housing authority. DHC is a public agency whose mission is to effectively and efficiently develop, manage, and preserve quality affordable housing. Learn more at dhcmi.org.
Each student will have one core, discrete project for one semester, with the opportunity to complete more tasks as available from their supervisor.
Each student will have one dedicated DHC staff member with whom the student can speak with at least once per week.
Interns will have one cohort-wide meeting once a month to debrief and identify opportunities for the agency to improve. The DHC facilitator would step out for a few minutes to let the interns be open with each other before reentering.
The intern will have an interim interview to cover project progress and hear ideas
The intern will produce a final project-specific deliverable as well a memo reflecting on their experience with the agency and how it can function better.
DHC and the intern will have an exit survey/interview to gather details on how DHC can become a better agency and improve the internship experience.
Undergraduate or graduate students
Computer with webcam, microphone, and high-speed internet access
Zoom account and Microsoft Office subscription
Send a cover letter and resume to Patrick Braga (Development Project Manager, BragaP@dhcmi.org) by November 30, 2020
Eight Internship Positions
Web design internship
Deliverable: New and more attractive agency website, including instructions for how DHC staff can update and edit content
Desired experience: Coursework in information science, computer science, or other demonstrated experience in web design
– 4. (Three interns) Business processes internships: Voucher Operations,Procurement, and Utility Billing Processes
Deliverable: Business and operations/process analysis and plan to streamline the section 8 housing voucher program and DHC’s procurement processes. For utility billing, the goal is to create a schedule, process diagram, or system of checklists for finance department staff to streamline utility account lookup and payment, which will support DHC’s transition to digital bill payments.
Desired experience and interests: Business administration, operations management, government, public policy, sociology, social work; for the utility billing: accounting, business administration
Affordable housing development internship
Deliverable: The intern will collaborate with DHC staff to identify and pitch a potential development project in Detroit that DHC could pursue. The intern will learn and apply principles of affordable and low-income housing development and finance, property acquisition, site planning and urban design, and local and federal programs that subsidize housing units.
Desired experience and interests: Urban planning, real estate, government, architecture, public policy, sociology, social work, and other relevant social sciences or design disciplines
Asset management and business systems internship
Deliverable: Business and operations/process analysis and plan for asset management processes, such as:
tenant selection and intake,
work order processes and maintenance delivery,
preventive maintenance and emergency work orders,
rent collection processing,
eviction prevention, and
other operating procedures for maintenance and management, with a focus on residents’ social concerns.
Desired experience and interests: business or public administration, public policy, real estate, sociology, social work, operations management/engineering
Communications/Public Relations internship
Deliverables: Branding, marketing, and public relations analysis and strategy; document templates for internal and external reports
Desired experience and interests: Marketing, graphic design, business administration, communications
Organizational behavior and management internship
Deliverable: Strategy for agency-wide goal alignment, internal communication, and operational cohesiveness, propose strategies to implement/pilot/try out for different departments to become more aligned
Desired experience and interests: Business administration, operations management/engineering, industrial organization, human resources, government, public policy, sociology, social work
We are launching Come On Out – Japan’s 6th Annual Global English Camp Summer Internship Program and extending our invitation to top Universities and Japanese high school students for a cross-cultural learning experience. Learn more at an info session this Friday, November 20 (10 AM PST Session & 6 PM PST Session), or at future events – to be released via our newsletter.
We are currently seeking university students and recent graduates with native level English skills who are passionate about Japanese culture, gaining global experience, and mentoring others. They will be offered the opportunity to come to Japan for five weeks from mid-July to late August, 2021. Although this is an unpaid internship, the sponsor is providing certain expenses for each intern who participates in the six-week program. Airfare, lodging, meal and transportation subsidies will be provided. The program also offers optional Japanese language classes, field trips and an overnight trip. These additional opportunities are all designed to add cultural enrichment to your summer abroad experience.
This program is vastly different from any other traditional teaching position in Japan. Interns will facilitate English conversations with Japanese high school students on a variety of relevant global topics ranging from discussing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to their personal life missions. Interns will be able to extend mentorship to new students each week as well as form lifelong connections with their fellow interns inside and outside the classroom.
We do not have any Japanese fluency requirements. Come On Out – Japan accepts undergraduates, graduates and recently graduated students as well.
Applications are now open atwww.comeonoutjapan.com! If you have additional questions regarding the program, please contact Come on Out – Japan directly at email@example.com or via the inquiry tab on our website. For more specific information, please check out the following important links.
MAP360 Collective is looking for Spring interns looking for college credit to help coordinate, oversee and carry out various entertainment marketing campaigns and promotions.
Our clients include: UFC, HBO, AMC, Paramount, and many many more.
For these clients the interns work primarily (but not exclusively) on: research (influencers, potential partners, etc.), partner management (outreach & maintenance), recap collection (screenshots, listening to air checks), database maintenance (inputting information and keeping it up to date). We also ask for interns to participate in brainstorm sessions for new projects.
Interns must be comfortable with Excel and Outlook.
Interns must be receiving college credit to be considered for the position. This position can be for either 2 or 3 days a week from 9:30-6pm ET. Looking for interns who can start in Early January to mid May . Please apply with resume, availability, and confirmation of credit eligibility to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hour Media, the publisher of Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, Metro Detroit Wedding magazines and more, is proud to offer a marketing research internship for the Winter 2021 term alongside Hour’s sister research company, Professional Research Services. Ideal candidates will work a minimum of 20 hours per-week. Schedules are negotiable, but a four month commitment is required. Interns must be enrolled in a university, however the intern does not have to be receiving credit to be eligible for the position. PRS works with several City and Regional Magazines nationwide in providing them solid research methodology for their publications. Interns will assist the marketing research department in day-to-day tasks including, tracking survey results, fact checking professionals, assisting with marketing campaigns and communicating with potential clients.
Requirements: Qualified students will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher with strong Microsoft Excel skills. Hour Media offers its interns substantial projects and significant opportunity for skill-development. We are looking for hard-working individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and are willing to take on new tasks. Professionalism and responsibility are a must.
Note: This is an unpaid internship
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Contact: To apply for this position, please contact email@example.com with the required documentation listed above. No phone calls, please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
The Honors Summer Fellowship (HSF) is a paid ten-week summer program for rising seniorswriting honors theses. Utilizing the HSF community, students have the opportunity to spend a summer working on research, making new faculty connections, and receiving practical training in scholarly writing, academic presentations, and public outreach.
We are conducting a study investigating the perceptions of the current return-to-learn process after students sustain a concussion at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (U-M). You may be eligible if you are a current student or recent graduate from U-M who has sustained a concussion within the last three years, or if you are a current U-M instructor, faculty member, academic counselor, or administrator who has experience assisting students and their return to academics after concussion. The interview will last approximately 40 minutes and will be conducted remotely via video conferencing software. You will be paid $50 after completing the interview. To participate, or if you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Korva Coleman is an award-winning NPR newscaster with a strong interest in introducing students of color to journalism, in particular public radio journalism. She will conduct an introductory video call with the selected applicant and another as the internship comes to a close. She will offer tips and answer any questions about the industry, including her own experiences as a journalist of color.
You can earn course credit being a Movie or TV Producer and in other PR roles.
FTVM (Dept of Film, TV & Media) has 2 courses in Winter 2021 in which you can learn how to be a Movie or TV Producer, or work in PR.
FTVM 300: if you have an interest, but no experience, this is a great place to start. You’ll be involved in producing 2 short movies in a small crew made up of FTVM Majors who have production experience. Tues & Thurs 10:00am to Noon. Synchronous Zoom. 4 Credits.
FTVM 423: If you’re ready for a challenge, and have an interest in premium Movie production, you can join a large crew and help produce a 30 minute Movie. Films made in 423 traditionally premiere (covid dependent) at the renowned Traverse City Film Festival. Fridays 1-5pm,Synchronous Zoom. 4 Credits.
Which course is right for you? contact me: email@example.com. Robert Rayher.
(These courses don’t count toward Comm & Media requirements.)