Each participant in the UM Summer Enrichment Program is assigned to an 8-week, pre-professional internship in a health care or public health organization in Southeast Michigan. Students are paired with a preceptor who supervises their activities, helps them develop appropriate skills, and acts as their mentor. Over the course of the internship, students complete a self-directed project that provides value to the institution. Through participation in meetings and work sessions, students are exposed to a variety of people and sub-units both within their assigned organization and in the surrounding community.