Join a diverse community of undergraduates with this unique opportunity to combine your personal growth with work that transforms lives.
What: 12-week internship
Who: U-M undergraduates, any year, any major
Where: On U-M campus in Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint or at a local non-profit
When: Summer 2023
Why: Do meaningful work and prepare for your career
D-SIP BY THE NUMBERS
Earn: 3 credits & $17/hour
What a D-SIP Week Looks Like
80% paid work (32 hours) & 20% class work (8 hours)
Winner of Two National Awards
385 D-SIP Alumni
D-SIP Alumni Work in Many Fields, with organizations all over the world, like:
MIT / Facebook / McKinsey Co. / Peace Corps / Washington Ballet / ABC / Target / Microsoft / Northwestern / University of Michigan / US Navy / The American Red Cross
D-SIP PREPARES YOU FOR A FUTURE CAREER
After working in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, I can truly say that the skills I gained through D-SIP have been applicable to every stage of my career thus far. Regardless of the career path you choose, the tools gained through D-SIP will always be valuable.”
-Erica Jenkins (BA ’13) U-M School of Education
THREE ELEMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN’S AWARD-WINNING PROGRAM
Work at a host site within the development community, earn money, build your résumé, and learn how fundraising makes a difference.
Learn more about past projects here.
Showcase your work and accomplishments at the end of the program.
Expand upon your work each week through a three-credit course. Explore how you can impact the world, learn about the fundraising process, and discover new career paths.
Guest speakers include influential U-M donors and campus leaders.
Learn more about the fundraising profession and have fun with your fellow interns during Friday class.
Refine your leadership skills to build your career and pursue causes that matter to you. Make connections and discover resources that will be vital to your success.
Build a network with a diverse group of students as well as with potential future employers.