Internship Program

826michigan interns are an integral part of the work we do. To that end, interns are given an array of tasks ranging from administrative to programatic to event planning and beyond.

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, all 826michigan 2020-21 school year programs will be virtual and internships will be completely or primarily remote. Internships will not require in-person contact with staff, students, or others.

We are currently accepting applications for our Winter 2021 Internship Program November 18. We are specifically hiring for Virtual Schoolwork Support and Virtual Field Trip Interns. Please be in touch with Frances Martin at with any questions!

We offer a variety of internships, and cater each one to an intern’s specific goals and interests. Internships range from one semester to one year, and typically involve twelve hours a week. All internships are unpaid. To see a complete list of internships, check out our offerings here.

We accept applications year-round, at any time. Generally, our Internship Program runs on the following calendar, although it depends upon the internship:

School-year internships
Fall Semester: Mid-September to mid-December* (Applications due by August 14).
Winter/Spring Semester: Early-January to mid-June (Applications due by November 18).

* Fall interns have the possibility to renew their internships for the Winter/Spring semester.

Summer internships
Summer Semester: Early-May to mid-August (Applications due by March 15).

If you are interested in applying to the 826michigan Internship Program, please email Operations Director Frances Martin ( with a resume and cover letter, both of which should have your name in the title of the file. In your cover letter, please indicate why you’re interested in interning at 826michigan, when you hope to start, and something about yourself we couldn’t learn from your resume. Also look over our list of internships and include the ones you are most interested in.

University of Michigan students in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts can apply for scholarships to help fund their internships. More information on this can be found here.

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