Internship Funding

of students were paid or provided a stipend from the host organization
70%
Average hourly salary
$17.96
Average Stipend
$5,063

The majority of internships offer a stipend or a salary, but it may be enough. Assess your finances and know/plan your budget before you begin.

of students who applied for funding, were successful
75%
Average funding
$4,590

For unpaid internships, there are some funding opportunities available through the School of Public Health, the University of Michigan community, and external resources. While many individuals are successful in obtaining financial support, we cannot guarantee the availability or success of applications. (Source: 2018 SPH internship registration and search process survey.)

Resources

Taubman Health Sciences Library Funding Guide

Provides access to funding databases, notes different funding sources, and search strategies for identifying all types of funding. Informationists are also available for individual student consultations.

Email questions to SPHLibraryHelp@umich.edu.