UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

UM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

Strategy 4.4.1 (Internships and Career Success)

Ensure underserved students are connected to internship opportunities and career success activities – build programming that deliberately connects underrepresented students to local businesses and nonprofits (ElevateU) (see PFA 1)

Owners/Accountable Party

  • Vice Provost for Student Success
  • Associate Vice Provost for Student Success


Near-term Actions

  • Establish a pool of funds to provide pay for students who need support for experiential learning
  • Work with UM’s Tribal Outreach specialist to create internship opportunities in students’ home communities
  • Target ELCS Programming to BIPOC students, key programs, and student groups

Future Actions

  • Infuse career readiness infused into introductory courses and freshman seminars
  • Infuse career readiness into core curriculum

Completed and Ongoing Actions

  • Submitted a philanthropic gift proposal for supporting experiential learning awards
  • All MT10 students enrolled in Career Core