1. Internships in Washington DC

    Mark Rivett posted August 30, 2022

    Apply by Thursday, September 22 @ 11:59 pm

    Applications at careercenter.umich.edu

    For more information attend a meeting at the Ford School of Public Policy
    1110 Betty Ford Classroom:

    Monday, September 12, 2022
    @ 6:00 p.m.

    Thursday, September 15, 2022
    @ 7:00 p.m.

    PSIP is the largest and oldest intern program in the country and is for undergraduate students who are interested in interning in Washington, DC during the 2023 summer. Students report PSIP as a transformative experience in their Michigan education, as Career Center staff-led career development seminars in a2 during the academic year and PSIP culminates with summer internships in Washington, DC. During the summer, interns network with U-M alumni and attend briefings/tours at DC organizations. Previous students have interned at a variety of places including federal agencies, non-profits, NGO’s, with Congress members, consulting firms, advocaacy groups, media, legal organizations, and at the White House.

    The application process is competitive, with applications being open from September 12 – September 22. To learn more about PSIP fill out this interest form.

    Further questions? Email psipcoordinators@umich.edu.

  2. PSIP Students With Michigan Senators

    Mark Rivett posted July 20, 2022

    Senator Gary Peters and Senator Debbie Stabenow pose for a photograph with Public Service Internship Students on the steps of the US Capitol.

    The University Career Center’s Public Service Intern Program (PSIP) prepares undergraduate students to obtain summer internships in Washington DC, educates them to build career development skills, connects them with alumni mentors, informs them about career options through speakers panels & employer visits in DC, and supports participants while living in our nation’s capitol. The Universtiy Career Center is proud to offer PSIP, the oldest and largest summer intern program in the country!

  3. How To Get A Job In DC – Hamilton Place Strategies Podcast Series

    Mark Rivett posted June 1, 2021

    Listen to Podcast Here

    In the first episode of a special HPS Insights series on how recent college graduates can land jobs in DC, HPS Partner Matt McDonald sits down with Sadie Polen, Program Lead at the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School; Lynn Halton, Supervisor of the University of Michigan’s Public Service Intern Program; and Ian Solomon, Dean of the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Each guest shares advice on what campus resources current college students can tap into to prepare them for a post-grad world.

    “The University of Michigan has one of the largest and oldest DC Summer programs.” – Lynn Halton

    Listen to Podcast Here