University of Michigan

The Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP)

D-SIP intern programs

Join a Diverse Community

of U-M undergraduates taking advantage of U-M's unique, 12-week paid development internship. Each week, work alongside top development professionals and attend a three-credit course taught by a U-M faculty member. Development offers a unique opportunity to combine your personal growth with work that transforms people's lives.

Apply now to be a part of D-SIP 2017!


Jibran AhmedJibran Ahmed

"D-SIP provided me with countless learning opportunities about philanthropy and the ability to have a fun, rewarding internship – I cannot imagine a better way to spend a summer in Michigan!"

Jibran Ahmed (BBA '16), D-SIP ‘14

Nakshidil SadienNakshidil Sadien

“The Development Summer Internship Program provided me with a unique understanding of my professional and personal development. It allowed me to explore aspects of myself in a professional cadre with the guidance and support of a phenomenal team of individuals, which has been life changing.”

Nakshidil Sadieni (UM-Flint Class of 2015), D-SIP '15

Andres Holder Andrés Holder

Company Manager, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theatre, Washington, D.C.

“D-SIP was a catalyst for my professional life—making a bridge between my passion for the arts and professional aspirations.”

Andrés Holder (BFA ’10), D-SIP ’10


Gretchen MasonGretchen Mason

“Through my D-SIP experience I was able to expand my view of philanthropy as something that requires action, partnership, and engagement.”

Gretchen Mason (BA '17), D-SIP '16



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