Senior Prize in Literary Translation

The Department of Comparative Literature is pleased to invite graduating seniors in all departments at the University of Michigan to submit entries for our 2023 Senior Prize in Literary Translation. This prize is intended to encourage undergraduate students to develop projects in translating into English a literary text originally written in another language. 
Submissions are due by April 13thand will be judged by a team of faculty members in Comparative Literature. 
 The prize will be awarded at the end of the winter term. The winner will be invited to read at the department’s graduation and awards ceremony on April 28th.
RULES1. All seniors graduating in Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Winter 2023, and affiliated with any department at the University of Michigan, are eligible to submit a translation.  

2. Students may choose to translate into English any literary text (or excerpt of a literary text) that was originally written in another language and in any literary genre (e.g. fiction, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction).  

3. A submission should consist of your translation (no more than 10 pages), and a brief translator’s preface (no more than 5 pages) that introduces the text and author you have chosen and explains your method of translation.  If you have worked significantly with previously available translations, glosses, or commentaries, please note these in your translator’s preface. Make sure your submission references all texts and tools you have used to produce your translation (i.e. other translations you have consulted, translation software you may have used, etc)

4. Please submit your translation in the following format: an email listing your name, your graduation date, your major(s) and minor(s), and the complete title and author of the text you have translated,an email attachment without your namethat includes your translator’s prefaceand your translation, anda copy of the text you have translated in its original language.5. Your submission should be emailed to no later than 11:59 PM on Thursday, April 13, 2023.
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Michigan Library Scholars 2023: Accepting Student Applications

Apply today for a paid summer 2023 internship with Michigan Library Scholars!

Michigan Library Scholars is an engaged learning opportunity through the University of Michigan Library, which is designed to allow undergraduate students to gain real-world professional experience, as they collaborate with library mentors to complete one of several projects with a global or international focus.  

Students will be able to develop a deeper understanding of the role of academic research libraries in the context of higher education and enhance their own research and learning skills. Underlying our program is a strong mentoring component that encourages students to hone their skills under the guidance of experienced library professionals. Projects are part in-person and part online. 

Complete our online application. The deadline to apply is midnight on Friday, March 3, 2023.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, visit

Questions? Contact Gabriel Duque at 

Work for the Michigan Daily

 The Michigan Daily is currently hiring new staffers for the winter semester.

The Michigan Daily is the student run newspaper at the University of Michigan. Within The Daily there are 14 sections. Almost all of our sections are hiring and for more information please visit the Join Michigan Daily website.

Summer 2023: Human Trafficking Fellowship supporting summer internship in Brazil.

The Program in International and Comparative Studies (PICS) and the Donia Human Rights Center (DHRC) in partnership with the Brazil Initiative at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) seeks applicants for one fellowship supporting a summer internship at Clínica de Trabalho Escravo e Tráfico de Pessoas (Slave Labor and Human Trafficking Clinic) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) School of Law. The awarded fellow is expected to spend 4-8 weeks in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, between May and August 2023, working with Judge Carlos Henrique Haddad, federal judge in Brazil and professor of law at UFMG. The goal of the Fellowship is to support an accomplished University of Michigan undergraduate or graduate student with demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in human rights or Brazilian or Latin American Studies. Applications will be evaluated on the quality of the statement of purpose, the applicant’s record of achievement, and the fit for the internship position with Clínica de Trabalho Escravo e Tráfico de Pessoas in Brazil. For more information and position description please click here.

Students are invited to apply on MCompass. Application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

MCC Marketing Intern (TEMP)

The University of Michigan Concussion Center is seeking a hard-working, motivated student to support our mission of promoting concussion awareness among a broad array of stakeholders. The student intern will assist the team in developing social media content and marketing materials that can be used to expand the Concussion Center’s reach. The student will be given the opportunity to enhance and apply their foundational knowledge of social media marketing conceptual frameworks by providing real-world experience in the managerial practices of content generation and marketing for a U-M center.

More information and application material can be found here.

Job with Startup Organization

Are you passionate about messaging, love to word-smith, create inspirational images, and willing to offer a wide-range of ideas related to graphic design and social media support? If so, please submit a statement of interest and samples of work to to be considered for a position working with a startup organization that’s seeking assistance on the following:
Create logos
Create social media and website imagery
Offer support for visual messaging on a range of graphic design, marketing, website, and social media areas
Priority consideration will be given to those who submit interest and materials by Friday, Jan. 20; however, materials will be accepted through 5pm on Fri., Jan. 27. Please email Heather Klein,, for any questions

Umich Effective Altruism

UMich Effective Altruism is excited to announce our Intro Seminar, a semester-long seminar program for students who want to make the world a better place. You’ll discuss problems like global poverty, factory farming, and risks from emerging technologies, as well as promising strategies for working on them. Along the way, you’ll consider ideas from the effective altruism movement and criticisms of these ideas, with the goal of developing your own informed opinions and beliefs about the best ways to help. Apply by Wednesday, January 18th!

Paid College Internship at the Paley Center!

Calling College Undergrads who are in a college degree program at an accredited college/university with a GPA of 3.2 or higher and who will be a junior or senior in the fall of 2023.
Apply for the paid Peter Roth Internship Program at the Paley Center: an awesome opportunity for 20 talented undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in a career in the television industry.
The deadline to apply is Monday, January 16, 2023, at 5:00 pm ET.