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Internships for Graduate Students

Internships offer many great benefits for students including gaining new skills, practicing current skills, and networking with future employers. Internships must be approved by academic or research advisor, and students must be in good academic standing before applying for an internship. 

Graduate students seeking to do an internship during their studies will need to follow the below steps to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of the ECE program, U-M policy, and federal law.

Internship Instructions 

All Graduate Students

PhD Students

  • Speak with advisor for to discuss internship and semester funding.
  • Complete CPT Requirements (International Students Only)
  • Meet with Graduate Program Coordinator to confirm internship information 

Master’s students

  • Complete CPT Requirements (International Students Only)
  • Meet with Graduate Program Coordinator to confirm internship information 

For Internships OUTSIDE the US, Students MUST: