The William Davidson Institute (WDI) Global Impact Internship Program supports partnerships between University of Michigan Master’s level graduate students and businesses/organizations in emerging market economies. It offers opportunities for high-level, impactful, paid summer internships in emerging market countries.
For the summer of 2020, WDI will continue to offer two opportunities:
Unless specifically noted, all internships are for 12 consecutive weeks.
University of Michigan students enrolled full-time in a Master’s degree program and returning in Fall following the internship period for the full academic year. Students graduating in May just preceding the summer internship and part-time students are not eligible.
Ideal candidates must demonstrate:
Individual projects will have additional specific requirements and qualifications.
The application process for Student-Initiated internships involves two stages. The first stage can be started any time in the Fall, the earlier the better.
If you have started your internship search process on your own and received an unpaid internship offer, and you are considering applying for WDI funding, follow step 1 and 2.
Second stage: submission of the full proposal.
The application process, timeline and other details will be posted in November.
The application process for WDI-Initiated internships typically commences in January. Application details will be posted in December.
Project descriptions are typically posted by the end of January and applications are typically due mid-February.
Email WDI-Internships@umich.edu if you need more information or have any questions.