Applicant Information: Internships at the U-M Injury Prevention Center


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. Past placements have focused on the prevention of opioid overdose, sexual violence, traumatic brain injury, and more.

Local (general) internships

Local internships are designed for graduate/medical school students interested in injury prevention research or practice experiences in unintentional injury or violence prevention. Interns may work with a mentor from the University of Michigan or community partners on ongoing injury prevention research or practice projects. Successful applicants are provided a stipend for their three-month work period.

CDC internships

This internship opportunity provides an opportunity for University of Michigan School of Public Health students to gain mentored research and practice-based experience with intramural scientists in the national injury center at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Interns may work with a mentor on ongoing injury prevention research or practice projects. Possible areas of focus include motor vehicle safety, opioid overdose, traumatic brain injury, violence prevention, and program evaluation.  Successful applicants are provided a stipend for their three-month work period, plus travel expenses.

Email UMInjuryCenter@umich.edu for more information.