+Impact Studio Summer Internship

2024 summer program

2024 Dates: May 13 - July 19 (10 weeks)

DNEP's +Impact Studio for Local Business (+ISLB) summer internship program provides students with transformative consulting experience by pairing interdisciplinary teams of U-M students with a small portfolio of Detroit small business clients to focus on implementing the recommendations of prior student teams.  

Services include:

  • Automating a business' marketing systems to increase the lifetime value of its customers
  • Saving business owners time and money through optimizing Point of Sale Systems and other backend technology
  • Launching new products by operationalizing manufacturing, packaging and fulfillment

View the concept paper describing the 2024 summer program here.

Click here to read the full job description for the 2024 program.

This program is designed for current sophomores or juniors at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy, Ross School of Business, or School of Information. We will host 12 interns in 2024, who will integrate with the Community Tech Workers based at Jefferson East, Inc.

The DNEP summer internship program is made possible by financial support from The New Economy Initiative, the U-M Entrepreneurship minor, Business + Impact at the Ross School of Business, Zell Lurie Institute, the Ford School of Public Policy, the School of Information, and the many individual donors who supported us on Giving BlueDay. Thank you!!

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