Student Employment

Graduate Intern


Job #: 000001
Location: University Health Service (UHS)
Department:University Health Service (UHS)
Rate: TBD
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Non-Work-Study Position

University Health Service (UHS)
Wolverine Wellness
Summer 2018 Intern Position: May-August

Wolverine Wellness primary functions: To support a university culture that promotes student wellness, public health and social justice.

Wolverine Wellness Mission: To serve as a major campus wellness resource, nurturing a healthy campus environment and promoting wellness, better equipping our students to change the world.

Wolverine Wellness Goals:
1. To promote student learning, help students make informed choices, and link wellness and social justice, using a collaborative process.
2. To promote University Health Service to the campus community.
3. To continuously improve our skills and knowledge by taking advantage of professional development opportunities, conducting needs assessments and evaluations, and making contributions to the field.
4. To be an integral part of UHS, the Division of Student Life, and the University.

Benefits: Great location (10 minute walk from SPH), can gain valuable experience from the UHS health educators and clinicians, work closely with the Director of Wolverine Wellness, have opportunities to develop and present ideas and projects, work independently but also as part of a dynamic team and room for growth in pursuing interests.

Necessary Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills, interest in student wellness, flexibility, passion, and the ability to work efficiently and independently. Desired experience in video and social media production preferred.

Intern Responsibilities:
- Assist Wolverine Wellness Director and health educators with things such as:
- Conduct benchmarking projects related to wellness
- Collect and analyze data
- Staff and support the UHS Employee Wellness Committee
- Assist in the development of wellness materials (posters, brochures, newsletters, etc.)
- Develop material for social media and web (short videos, etc) on health/wellness topics

Application instructions: This position is a paid 30-40 hr/week position. Please send resume and a writing sample to Mary Jo Desprez at as soon as possible. If you have any questions please email Mary Jo, or call 734-763-1320.

Program Staff


Job #: 800146
Location: West Quad
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $10.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Planet Blue Student Leader


• Attend a 1-day paid orientation and weekly meetings
• Gain an insight into current University of Michigan sustainability initiatives
• Outline the resources available to you in regards to programming and student engagement
• Network and build community with other Planet Blue Student Leaders
• Complete an individual or small team project in addition to a PBSL team project
• Contribute to the campus community by researching, presenting, and attempting to implement a sustainability practice
• Conflate your personal sustainability interests and skills with the position in order to affect positive change
• Work collaboratively with other University departments and staff to broaden the reach of sustainability on campus
• Engage UM students with sustainability related programming
• Serve as a resource for residents of the hall through things like tabling events
• Conduct presentations on an as needed basis
• Educate staff and students about opportunities to be sustainable in residence halls, their homes, and in daily life
• Develop positive working relationships with facilities, residential education, and dining hall staff


• Full-time enrollment at the University of Michigan for the 2017-2018 academic year
• Excellent communication skills
• Availability for weekly staff meetings, as well as commitment to working 3-5 hours per week

• Preference is for applicants who will live in University Housing during the 2017-2018 academic year, but exceptional off-campus students are welcome to apply
• Experience working with and educating students
• Basic understanding of the current initiatives and campus goals related to sustainability
• Passion for sustainability and the environment