Monday, November 7, 2022

Two-Week Remote Winter Micro-Internships with Universitas 21!

UMD's University Career Center & Office of International Affairs continues to work Universitas 21 (U21) to offer a free online, international micro-internship opportunity for students around the world in December 2022, January and February 2023.


These two week micro-internships are thematically aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations. They will run at different times to accommodate your academic and other commitments.

Friday 2 December - Friday 16 December - SDG focus: Reduced Inequalities
Micro-internship 1
Compulsory live sessions: Tuesday 6 December & Thursday 15 December - 05:00 - 07:30 GMT
Micro-internship 2
Compulsory live sessions: Tuesday 6 December & Thursday 15 December - 14:00 - 16:30 GMT

Friday 13 January - Friday 27 January - SDG focus: Quality Education
Micro-internship 3
Compulsory live sessions: Tuesday 17 January & Thurs 26 January - 05:00 - 07:30 GMT
Micro-internship 4
Compulsory live sessions: Tuesday 17 January & Thurs 26 January- 14:00 - 16:30 GMT

Friday 3 February - Friday 17 February - SDG focus: Good Health and Wellbeing
Micro-internship 5
Compulsory live sessions: Wednesday 8 February & Thursday 16 February - 05:00 - 07:30 GMT
Micro-internship 6
Compulsory live sessions: Wednesday 8 February & Thursday 16 February - 14:00 - 16:30 GMT

Over the two-week program you will be presented with an ongoing sustainability challenge from your host employer and work in groups (spanning 18 counties and 19 time zones) to innovate a solution and how to communicate this with senior stakeholders. The internships involve two 2.5 hour live online sessions at the start and end of the two-week program, with the rest of the project work undertaken flexibly, online around your other commitments.

This unique experience is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications closes soon -- Sunday, November 13

 

For more information and to apply.