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Flash Internships

What if you could explore a career over the course of 72 hours? That’s the premise of the Opportunity Hub’s flash internships.

Flash internships are fast-paced, on-site experiences that provide students a chance to work and network with the top professionals in a given field. These one- to five-day engagements are more than just a fly by—they’re insider, hands-on experiences with depth that shape students’ decisions about the careers they’ll pursue.

LSA students explore whether a career is a right fit for them, and if so, what it takes to break into it. Thanks to the dedication of our donors, this experience is fully funded for all student participants.

During a flash internship, students will:

  • Learn about industries like entertainment, nonprofits, finance, tech, and the arts
  • Gain hands-on experience completing a project related to the work of the organization
  • Network and develop authentic relationships with both industry professionals and their peers
  • Gain feedback from potential employers on what steps to take to break into the field

Flash internships are open exclusively to LSA students; check back here for updates and application deadlines.

Upcoming flash internships:

Energy & Sustainability | Houston | May 2019
Explore the industry’s many facets during this flash internship in the “energy capital of the world,” Houston, Texas We’re selecting a group of twelve LSA undergrads to embark on a multi-day intensive learning experience where they’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the many roles available to liberal arts students in this field. Participants will interact with everyone from execs at major energy companies to policy makers in city and state government. Apply.

Writing & Publishing
| New York City | May 7–10 2019
Explore book publishing in this billion-dollar industry’s epicenter: New York City. We’re selecting a group of twelve LSA undergrads to embark on a five-day intensive internship, where they’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the many roles available to liberal arts students in this field. The experience is anchored by our lead host Oxford University Press, the world’s largest university press with the widest global presence. Alumni networking and a behind-the-scenes look at New York City’s rich literary history will also be explored. Apply.

Healthcare
| Nashville | May 7–10 2019
Experience different sides of the industry in the healthcare capital of the world—Nashville, Tennessee. Generating $92 billion in revenue and more than 570,000 jobs, this dynamic city’s healthcare companies are home to hundreds of U-M alums who are leaders in everything from business operations to medicine. We’re selecting twelve LSA undergrads to embark on a five-day intensive internship where they’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the many roles available to liberal arts students in this field. The experience is anchored by our lead host Premise Health, a comprehensive Nashville-based organization that has built and managed over 600 health centers, making them the nation’s largest direct-access care network. Apply.