Ann Arbor SPARK to manage statewide Michigan internship program
The internships will be funded by Ann Arbor SPARK and a grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund. ANN ARBOR – The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will partner with Ann Arbor SPARK to launch the Michigan STEM Forward internship program on a statewide level. SPARK has run the program on a local level through the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone with a decade of positive results. In scaling the program up, MEDC will work in partnership with SPARK to place 425-450 STEM students currently attending Michigan colleges annually into STEM-focused internships throughout Michigan. “Ann Arbor SPARK is thrilled to leverage our decade of experience running our own Ann Arbor-based internship program and take the opportunity to administer the Michigan STEM Forward program on behalf of the state,” said Bill Mayer, Ann Arbor SPARK’s vice president of entrepreneurial services.
XR internships create new reality for Ann Arbor tech ecosystem
ANN ARBOR – Ann Arbor has uniquely positioned itself as a “sweet spot” for high tech. Extended Reality (XR) is an evolving industry that encompasses virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). Ann Arbor SPARK, in partnership with the University of Michigan, has created an internship program to connect students with growing startups in gaming and XR. We’re also able to support local companies which fuels growth within our ecosystem and economy,” said Margarita Hernandez, director of entrepreneurial services at Ann Arbor SPARK. Since then, all participating students have maintained full-time or consulting positions and four students reside in Ann Arbor.
U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Nichols Arboretum accepting applications for 2021 internships
(Meredith Bruckner)ANN ARBOR – Are you a college student with a strong interest in farming, gardening and environmental education? Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are now accepting applications for the 2021 internship season, which include various paid positions. Required qualifications include a university or college student with enthusiasm for teamwork, willingness to learn and a good work ethic. In-person internship work will take place in accordance with strict COVID safety protocols. As part of the University of Michigan we adhere to university policy and guidelines for all public and employment programs.
Internships go digital during pandemic
Internships are going digital. At the beginning of the pandemic a Metro Detroit company pivoted and will offer students a virtual intern experience this summer. You know, right now the world is in flux. But personally, I have found that like, its harder than that, like it takes time to find somebody thats right for you. And thats really going to make an impact on you, said 20-year-old MSU student, Livvy Wiegel.
Internships 4 All resource guide
This year has been filled with uncertainty for many graduating into the job market. For many, a summer job is not a hobby, or pocket change or something to keep busy -- it is a must. Education and career experts agree that while the paid and unpaid internship picture looks bleak, it is anything but. You can take a look at Local 4 internship guide below. Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)Summer Internship Resource Guide (WDIV)