Training Opportunities

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center offers paid summer internship positions for graduate and or medical school students to support their development and generate interest in the area of injury prevention.  We invite highly qualified students AND those with appropriate placement opportunities to participate in this educational experience.

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Summer 2020 Internship Announcement


Please click on the images below to read the full summer 2020 internship announcements. Interested candidates must complete and submit all of the materials specified in the internship announcement by midnight, ET, on February 1, 2020. Please be certain that your application contains all required elements prior to submitting. Submit your full application (as a single document, if possible) via email to

Note: Letters of recommendation can be submitted directly to Amy Rooker ( if that is the preferred/most convenient method of sending.

For a list of frequently asked questions, please click here.

Decisions will be made and communicated to chosen applicants by February 25, 2020. Questions? Please email Amy Rooker (

Summer 2020 Call for Placements

The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center will fund up to 2- 4 intern positions next summer supporting work in injury prevention. The Center will recruit graduate students interested in injury prevention research or practice experiences in specific topic areas. The goal is to offer students an opportunity to gain mentored research and practice-based experience in the area of injury prevention. 

Topic areas eligible for paid intern placement include the prevention of:
• Opioid Overdose
• Suicide
• Adverse Childhood Experience
• Concussion
• Motor vehicle crash
• Youth violence
• Sexual violence
• Older adult falls

We are actively seeking placement opportunities for intern applicants. If your department/organization is interested in providing a learning opportunity, we’d like to hear from you. Please respond by email to with the following information:
• Subject Line: Injury prevention summer interns
• A paragraph describing the injury-related project and what the student’s primary responsibilities would be
• Location of internship position
• Name of supervisor

Please send us this information by January 26, 2020.

If you have questions, please email Amy Rooker at