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Internship and Job Resources

An internship is a limited time period of work experience offered by an organization. They are typically undertaken by students and graduates looking to gain relevant skills and experience in a particular field.

Why consider an internship?

  • Real Life Experience and Exposure
  • Try out a career/research
  • Build your network and acquire mentors (more in Networking page)
  • Employers look for internships on your resume
  • Transition into a full time position
  • Internship may be part of the interview process

Internships can be secured in many types of organizations. You can find an internship in many ways, some of which are outlined below (linked websites are a starting point and are not endorsed by the Department)

General Internship

Look out for email announcements from PitE Advisors

Attend a University of Michigan Career Fair

Be familiar with University of Michigan Resources:


Search on Job Boards, for example:

Environmental Career Resources