Transform Maryland, Summer 2021 Internship

Transform Maryland is a fully immersive paid consulting internship open to all UMD undergrad students, in any major.


PROGRAM PARTNERS

Enterprise Planning & Continuous Improvement  |  Division of IT

Administrative Modernization Program  |  Office of the Provost

University Career Center |  Division of Student Affairs

June 14 - August 20, 2021
20 hours/week
Paid Virtual Internship

Applications due by May 28, 5pm



STRUCTURE

Teams of 5-7 students will consult for a UMD department to solve a real challenge they are facing, with guidance and support from 2 experienced staff mentors.

Students receive formal and informal training on some of the most sought after skills, including critical thinking, problem analysis, interpersonal engagement, how to communicate effectively, and how to deliver information.

COMMITMENT

The program runs 10 weeks and can be completed virtually. It concludes with a final presentation to the project client and university leadership.

Student should expect to work approx. 20 hours per week:
~10 hours/week of team collaboration + client meetings
~10 hours/week independent work

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Student will be able to...
- Operate effectively in a fast-paced professional environment
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving frameworks
- Collect, analyze, and communicate data in a meaningful way
- Develop and maintain a positive client relationship and productive team dynamic