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2022 Applications are Open! Apply here by February 25th!
The University of Michigan GHDI Clinical Front-End Design Internship is a 10-16 week paid summer internship that prepares students for careers in medical device design, ergonomics, operations research, medicine, clinical research, global health and sustainable development.
Interns apply design ethnography techniques to define clinical challenges and generate preliminary concept solutions. Due to the ongoing pandemic, in 2022, interns will be based at a clinical site at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor, MI.
Accepted interns will be offered a position that pertains to a specific project topic and field site. Students will have the opportunity to list their preferences in their application. The following samples are from 2020, and we will be updating the opportunities for 2022 shortly.
Thematic cohorts for 2022:
GHDI Interns have worked on a variety of projects in many different contexts. Some examples from past years include:
The following items are required to complete your application.
The internships are full-time and 10-16 weeks in duration; Duration is determined by the scope of the internship project. Interns will earn an hourly wage, dependent on experience, for the determined internship duration.
Students will be responsible for arranging their own accommodations in Ann Arbor.
Applications are open! Apply here by February 25 at 11:59pm.
Please direct advising inquiries and program-specific questions to email@example.com
To learn more about the Global Health Design Initiative and past projects, visit globalhealthdesign.engin.umich.edu
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GHDI has been working with stakeholders for more than eight years to identify and address global health design challenges. Learn more about our history and core values.Learn More →
Since inception, we have worked on projects in maternal health, family planning, minimally invasive surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and more. Explore our past and current projects.Learn More →