Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program at the Library Of Congress

Applications due January 26, 2018

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world’s largest, all-inclusive library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, fellows explore digital initiatives and increase access to the institution’s unparalleled collections and resources. Fellows are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, access, and information technology. In the past, summer fellows have identified hundreds of historical, literary, artistic, cinematic and musical gems representing the Library’s rich cultural, creative and intellectual assets.

No previous experience is necessary, but fellowships are competitive and special skills or knowledge are usually desired. Selections are based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and an interview with a selection official.

Programs are Offered in 

For more information visit https://blogs.loc.gov/music/2018/01/2018-junior-fellows-program-applications-due-soon/ 



Financial System Stability Internship, Center for Global Development in DC

The Center for Global Development (CGD), an independent, non-partisan, non-profit policy research organization in Washington, DC seeks an intern during the Spring 2018 semester to provide research and administrative support to CGD Senior Fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez. Key areas of focus include financial regulation, financial inclusion and international macroeconomics, especially in context of emerging market economies.

The Intern will support Senior Fellow Rojas-Suarez in a broad array of functions.

General responsibilities:

  • Conduct background research, literature reviews, data compilation and analysis for various research projects, reports and presentations
  • Writing and editing support
  • Assist with setting up high-level meetings and telephone conferences
  • Perform other duties as necessary

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in financial regulation, financial inclusion and international macroeconomics
  • Currently completing their final year in Bachelors program, or enrolled in a Master’s Program, ideally in economics, finance, development studies, or a related field
  • Attention to detail and experience managing datasets
  • Outstanding communications and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Significant knowledge of Latin American economies is a plus

$14 per hour, commensurate with education and experience.

How to apply:

Applicants should send a short cover letter and include details about their availability (days and time), CV and short writing sample to jobs@cgdev.orgPlease use the title “Intern – Financial Systems” in all e-mail correspondences. No phone calls please.

CGD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All persons regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job.

Summer Internship with UM Global Health Design Initiative

The UM Global Health Design Initiative (GHDI) application for Design for Global Health Internship is open! The Design for Global Health Internship is a full-time, 4-month paid summer internship. Interns apply design ethnography techniques to define global health challenges and conceptualize, prototype, and evaluate design solutions. Interns divide their time between the Laboratory for Global Health Technology (LIGHT) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and at a resource constrained clinical or community setting in Michigan, Ethiopia, Ghana, or Kenya.

This internship is open to University of Michigan students from all departments who currently have sophomore, junior, senior, or Master’s level standing or recent graduates who received their Bachelor’s degree within the last 3 years. 

Apply now on MCompass at this linkThe deadline to apply is February 1, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

An information session will be held on Wednesday, January 24th @ 6pm in the Shapiro Design Lab (1st floor UGLi).

Please feel free to contact globalhealthdesign@umich.edu with any questions

Winter 2018 Research Assistant Position with PACLSHR

Topic: Developing Supplier Engagement for small / medium licensees to UM
Call for Applications: Deadline January 9, 2017 (Midnight)
Eligibility: U-M undergraduate (at least two years of completed college education) and Graduate level
About the Research Assistant Position:
The University of Michigan President’s Advisory Committee for Labor Standards and Human Rights (PACLSHR) provides the University of Michigan president with advice concerning University policies and procedures to address labor and human rights issues in the production of licensed goods – items sold with the University of Michigan’s name, logos, or other symbols.

The PACLSHR is now soliciting applications from individuals interested in being part of a research team tasked with conducting an evaluation of licensees’ capacity for evaluating and remediating human rights issues in their supply chains. Focused on small / medium licensees, referred to as Category C and D licensees by the Fair Labor Association, the research will culminate in an assessment of how the PACLSHR might better equip smaller licenses to uphold labor standards and human rights. The scope of this supplier engagement project includes: (i) Assessing the current requirements of Category C and D licensees, including online training modules and sourcing standards; (ii) Evaluating licensees’ capabilities in terms of supply-chain self assessment, as well as potential areas for improvement; (iii) Identifying opportunities and mechanisms for the PACLSHR to better engage Category C and D licensees, possibly including (but not limited to) providing resources, supporting capacity building, collaborating with potential partners, convening suppliers, etc.
The final deliverable from this effort will be a presentation to the PACLSHR committee and a final report.
Duration of Research Assistant Project: January 15, 2017 – April 20, 2017
Required Time: 10 – 15 hours per week
Funding: University RA Rates Apply
Supervision: TBD (select PACLSHR committee members)
Desired qualifications / skills:
● Graduate student or Undergraduate student with at least two years of college education completed;
● Basic computerskills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, internet, etc.);
● Desirable: General business understanding – successfully completing basic business classes;
● Interestin Environmental & Social Sustainability;
● Interest and knowledge of health and environment;
● Ability to communicate at a high level through phone calls, presentations, reports
● Ability to work in a team, manage a project, and create and stick to a work plan
● Ability to see the strategic big picture as well as pay attention to details

Application process: There is no application “form” as such. Applicants are to submit materials by email to PACLSHRApplications@umich.edu (use subject line as “PACLSHR – RA Position for Supplier Engagement Project”):
1. An up-to-date CV/resume
2. A 150-300 word statement in PDF format explaining your interest in thisresearch assistant position.
3. Current transcripts. Wolverine Access copies are acceptable forthis purpose.
A faculty subcommittee of the PACLSHR will review applications to form a team with diverse skill sets to
ensure project success. Applicants are encouraged to email questions to PACLSHRApplications@umich.edu.

Paid Winter Internship with UMTRI

UMTRI is looking to hire students for paid internships during the winter semester to work on some GIS related projects in the area of transportation.
​​For more information, please contact:

Alex Cao

Center for the Management of Safe and Sustainable Transportation (CMISST)
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)


Internships in Washington DC with IPVS

June 3 – July 27, 2018

February 7– Priority Deadline for Scholarships for Summer 2018 

** Internship Placement – Courses for Credit – Furnished Housing – Community Leadership Projects**
** Scholarships Available**

Spend 8 weeks taking action while getting a hands-on learning experience in the nation’s capital with the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS)! Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college. IPVS will put you on the front lines helping to solve local, national and international issues. The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes:

• An internship placement with some of the nation’s top nonprofits
• Courses for academic credit provided through George Mason University
• Furnished housing located close to Metro rail stations, monuments and museums in Washington
• Leadership activities including charitable grant awards and hands-on community projects
• Professional development opportunities including networking events, exclusive behind the scenes briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program
• Workshops on social entrepreneurship, legal issues and much more

IPVS has been creating academic internship experiences for almost 50 years and provide internship placements for all participants. Your options are endless to work with over 100 different nonprofit organizations working to solve problems in numerous different issue areas including:
• Education/Literacy
• Environment
• Humanitarian Aid/Human Rights
• Immigration Services
• International Development
• Mental Illness
• Women’s Issues
• Elderly
• Youth
• Healthcare
• Homelessness
• Hunger

Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.

Below you’ll find just a sampling of past internship sites:
• American Institute for Cancer Research
• American Red Cross
• Capital Area Food Bank
• DC Central Kitchen
• Latino Economic Development Center
• Living Classrooms
• National Alliance on Mental Illness
• Mentors, Inc.
• Shared Hope International
• Student Conservation Association
• Women’s National History Museum
• World Learning

Follow on Instagram @DCinternships to read a quote every week from a program alumnus.

“My internship was a great stepping stone for me into the professional world. My experiences at work helped me realize what I truly want to accomplish throughout my career.”
Courtney Bak, University of Michigan, Dearborn
Intern, So Others May Eat

Applicants to IPVS are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 7, 2018 in order to receive priority admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement.

IPVS strives to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving full or partial funding.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please visitwww.DCinternships.org/IPVS. Questions may be directed to IPVS@tfas.org or202.986.0384.

International Education and Research Projects with GVI

GVI operates international education and research projects built around the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

GVI offers exceptional training and career development opportunities in the form of internships and service learning projects, and facilitates the ability to make a real difference in the field of social science. Students get the opportunity to teach young monks in Laos, work on women’s empowerment projects in Cape Town, and help give children access to education, in conjunction with renowned international partners such as Save the Children.

Each year numerous students gain college credit for completing a project, as well as improved problem solving, teamwork and transferable leadership skills, international referees and contacts, and increased employability.  GVI recently launched a Business and Micro-Enterprise Internship in Cape Town. They have also started projects in three new locations: Peru, Ghana and Cambodia.

For More Information:  visit https://www.gviusa.com/internships-abroad/