Comm and Media is accepting fellows for next academic year

The Department of Communication and Media Undergraduate Fellows Program is designed to support and stimulate undergraduate students’ interest in the field of communication and Media. The Fellows Program welcomes any qualified incoming juniors or seniors interested in cultivating the newly created Communication and Media Fellows community, and committed to becoming an active member of the department. This year’s accepted applicants, as founding Fellows will shape what the program looks like for years to come.

Acting as department ambassadors, Fellows will undertake a variety of tasks, all of which promote Communication and Media. Highlights include engagement with distinguished alumni, volunteering for a celebration for newly declared COMM and Media majors, planning an academic symposium and representing the department to the campus community.

PROGRAM BENEFITS:

  • Recognition from the department in publications and on department website
  • Mentorship from faculty
  • Individual meetings with special guests and speakers
  • Competitive advantages for departmental funding opportunities
  • Opportunity to organize annual academic symposium
  • Membership in exclusive community of undergraduates committed to Communication and Media

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fellow must attend event planning meetings throughout the year
  • Fellows must take active roles in organizing the annual symposium
  • As ambassadors, must volunteer for public Communication and Media events
  • Must be declared juniors or seniors

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in becoming a fellow, please complete the online application by April 7th. You will be asked to submit a statement of purpose in the online form and your resume as an attachment by email.

  1. Fill out the online form, which includes the Statement of Purpose (Statement of Purpose: no more than 300 words explaining why you are a good candidate for the Undergraduate Fellows Program).
  2. Resume: please include anticipated graduation date in your resume. Send resume as pdf to commadvisor@umich.edu, subject line FELLOWS APPLICATION and include first and last name.

For questions or additional information, please contact: Fatima Al-zeheri, Program Coordinator, Email: commadvisor@umich.edu

Marketing and Innovation Intern!

Powerhouse is hiring for a Marketing & Innovation Intern. This is a fantastic opportunity for students and recent grads to gain experience in clean energy and climate, leading projects alongside the Powerhouse team including supporting Powerhouse’s marketing strategy, flagship podcast, and clean technology innovation research.

Powerhouse is an innovation firm and venture fund. Our firm partners with corporations and investors to help them find and engage with cutting-edge startups, tap into proprietary market insights, and lead the next century of clean technology innovation. Our fund, Powerhouse Ventures, identifies and supports founding teams building innovative software to rapidly transform our global energy and mobility systems.

Application deadline: April 4th

Marketing Research Internship

Hour Media, the publisher of Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, Metro Detroit Wedding magazines and more, is proud to offer a marketing research internship for the Summer 2021 term alongside Hour’s sister research company, Professional Research Services. Ideal candidates will work a minimum of 20 hours per-week. Schedules are negotiable, but a four month commitment is required. Interns must be enrolled in a university and receiving college credit to be eligible for the position.

PRS works with several city and regional Magazines nationwide in providing them solid research methodology for their publications. Interns will assist the marketing research department in day-to-day tasks including, tracking survey results, fact checking professionals, assisting with marketing campaigns and communicating with potential clients.

Requirements: Qualified students will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher with strong Microsoft Excel skills. Hour Media offers its interns substantial projects and significant opportunity for skill-development. We are looking for hard-working individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and are willing to take on new tasks. Professionalism and responsibility are a must.

Note: This is an unpaid internship

Required Documentation: Cover Letter, Resume

Contact: To apply for this position, please contact giden@hour-media.com or apotter@hour-media.com with the required documentation listed above.
No phone calls, please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Marketing and Innovation Internship!

Powerhouse is hiring for a Marketing & Innovation Intern. This is a fantastic opportunity for students and recent grads to gain experience in clean energy and climate, leading projects alongside the Powerhouse team including supporting Powerhouse’s marketing strategy, flagship podcast, and clean technology innovation research.


Powerhouse is an innovation firm and venture fund. Our firm partners with corporations and investors to help them find and engage with cutting-edge startups, tap into proprietary market insights, and lead the next century of clean technology innovation. Our fund, Powerhouse Ventures, identifies and supports founding teams building innovative software to rapidly transform our global energy and mobility systems.


Application deadline is April 4th. 

Unmuted – Comm Fellow Symposium

Please join our Comm and Media Fellows at the symposium: 
Unmuted – Discussions with diverse voices about journalism:

Monday, March 22nd: VISUAL JOURNALISM, 4-6 pm
ZOOM LINK

Wednesday, March 24nd: WRITING AND PRINT JOURNALISM, 4-6 pm
ZOOM LINK

This event is especially interesting to students with an interest in journalism, broadcasting and social justice. If you are a sophomore or junior that is interested in becoming a fellow next academic year, don’t miss this opportunity to see the type of work you will be doing!

Please note: For summer 2021, internship opportunities must be conducted virtually if a U-M Travel Restriction is in place for domestic or international travel to the internship provider location. A U-M Travel Restriction prohibits undergraduate student travel for U-M Related Travel experiences.

The Donia Human Rights Center is initiating a pilot program to offer a rising LSA undergraduate junior or senior a fellowship to work with (or at) an international human rights institution or organization identified by the student. The fellowship seeks to support a student with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in human rights.

The successful applicant is expected to spend eight weeks, between May and August 2021, working virtually (or, if possible, in person) with an international human rights institution or organization. To qualify for the fellowship, the placement must be with a government, a non-governmental organization (NGO), an international organization, or a research institution that works on issues of international human rights. The placement can be located within the United States or abroad. The following are not eligible placements: (a) an organization that works primarily on issues of domestic law or policy without some focus on international human rights; (b) any program for academic credit; (c) research for a faculty member at a university.

Students must provide a letter of invitation from the proposed host organization that will set out in detail the work that the student will perform. 

The fellowship provides a stipend of up to $5,000 to defray the costs of living for eight weeks. Applications will be reviewed by a committee from DHRC. If COVID-19 restrictions and conditions permit travel to the relevant placement, the fellowship will provide an additional $1,000 for travel expenses.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 22, 2021

More information about this fellowship opportunity including eligibility and the application procedure can be found on the DHRC website.

Contact Informationdhrc-fellowships@umich.edu