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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

D-SIP infographic explaining hours and pay for program

 

What a D-SIP Week Looks Like

80% paid work (32 hours) & 20% class work (8 hours)

D-SIP infographic breakdown of work time

Winner of Two National Awards

D-SIP infographic 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

PAID WORK

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.

 

Ben Fu

Showcase your work and accomplishments at the end of the program.

COURSE WORK

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.

Kelly Bertoni

Learn more about the fundraising profession and have fun with your fellow interns during Friday class.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

Trevor J

Build a network with a diverse group of students as well as with potential future employers.

Meet the D-SIP Class of 2022
Headshots of the 2022 D-SIP Cohort

Introducing the D-SIP Class of 2022!

The Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP) welcomes our 16th cohort this year. We are pleased to bring back “in-person” Professional Development Fridays while students work in a hybrid format with host sites across U-M and Washtenaw County.
Published 5.10.2022