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Environmental Fellows Program

University of Michigan
Job Field:
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Ann Arbor
Job Description:


  • A 12-week internship in a nationally recognized environmental NGO, philanthropic organization, government office, or grassroots organization!

  • A $10,000 stipend plus travel support.

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion training.

  • Attend the Environmental Grantmakers Association Annual Retreat, 2019.

  • Participate in the New Horizons in Conservation Conference, 2020.

  • Alumni network and career support.


• You are committed to incorporating the principles of equity and inclusion in the environmental field.

• You think beyond traditional definitions of the environment.

• You are curious about grant-making and its relationship to the environment.

• You want to enhance your networking skills and job connections.


Fellows Orientation:

A 3-day orientation at the University of Michigan offers diversity equity and inclusion training, an introduction to environmental philanthropy, job skill training and more!

Summer Internship:

Gain career exposure during 12-week paid
work placements in mainstream environmental organizations, nonprofits, social justice organizations, philanthropic organizations, environmental media outlets, policy think tanks, governmental institutions, or grassroots environmental organizations.

Environmental Grantmakers Association Retreat:

Fellows attend the Environmental Grantmakers Association Annual Retreat where they learn about current trends in environmental giving, hear from front-line activists, and present their summer experiences throughout the conference.

Alumni Connections:

Join a growing cohort of environmental professionals! Fellows and alums receive information about job openings, career development support and are invited to present at the annual New Horizons in Conservation conference.

How to Apply:


Applications open November 12, 2018

Application deadline: January 31, 2019

If you have questions about the Environmental Fellows Program please feel free to contact M'Lis Bartlett at or 734-936-0900