Nestled along the Hoback River south of Jackson, Wyoming, Camp Davis provides easy access to spectacularly exposed geologic structures, sedimentary strata, and igneous and metamorphic rocks.
UMBS is one of the world’s finest inland field station for education and research in biological and environmental sciences. Surrounded by coniferous and deciduous forests, itn occupies a 10,000-acre tract between Burt and Douglas Lakes in lower Northern Michigan. It is an ideal setting for studying topics related to the natural environment.
NELP is a University of Michigan academic program that takes place off campus during the Spring half-term. U-M faculty and other instructors teach the courses, and students earn regular U-M credit. The program takes place at Camp Wohelo on Sebago Lake in Maine. For six and a half weeks, 40 students and 13 U-M instructors live and work together closely, reading New England authors, writing, and exploring the New England countryside, its people, culture, and history.
Michigan Global Academic Programs offer global opportunities for students to study off campus during the entire academic year, spring, summer, fall or winter terms. Educational opportunities are categorized into exchange programs at institutions where students take university-level courses with locals or in programs structured specifically for a variety of American university students. Students can earn Michigan in-residence credit for their coursework.
Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates expands learning beyond traditional classroom boundaries through intercultural, short-term (3 or 4 week) summer service projects. Small groups of diverse students called GIEU Student Scholars are mentored by U-M faculty members and travel to culturally-rich locations in the U.S. and around the world. Projects benefit local communities and give students the opportunity to work closely with local community members.
The Center for Global and Intercultural Study and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures are now offering language immersion programs for students interested in completing the final two courses of their language requirement during the Spring term while expanding their knowledge of a host country. Prospective students should complete an application by January 15.
Global Course Connections offer an excellent and affordable opportunity for students interested in shoter term programs. Students enroll for selected courses on campus in the winter or fall terms and then travel (10-30 days) with classmates to a field site where they can put into practice or experience what they have learned. Students receive additional 1-2 credit hours for the projects they complete on site. Travel for the field component occurs during University breaks either in the middle OR the conclusion of the course's academic term.
An internship is a great learning opportunity which can provide valuable career preparation. The hands-on experience gained through an internship supplements any liberal arts major. You will acquire important skills and experience that can help you think about your professional goals and interests, enhance future employment opportunities and augment further training in graduate and professional schools.