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University of Michigan School of Information Students Available for UX and Data Analysis Projects

University of Michigan, School of Information, student UX internship, student data analysis internship

The University of Michigan School of Information is seeking organizations to host student projects in the 2020-2021 school year. Organizations from all industries – corporate, non-profit, governmental, health, and research institutions – that seek impact and access to high-caliber students are invited to propose a project. 

Students work with client organizations in the following ways:

  • Consult to improve information-related work processes
  • Provide user experience (UX) and design recommendations for websites, apps, and software
  • Organize, manipulate, and analyze data
  • Perform digital curation (workflow creation, metadata analysis, data wrangling)
  • Establish and maintain library processes or archival collections
  • Engage with communities to inform questions affecting cities, cultural institutions, non-profits, or libraries

Additional needs include:

  • Datasets for analysis
  • Speakers who can discuss accessibility
  • Social media datasets
University of Michigan, School of Information, student UX internship, student data analysis internship

Complete this brief form to submit a project idea for consideration or to indicate your interest in future collaboration.

The first deadline for project registration is Wednesday, July 8. If you have any questions please email umsi.client.engagement@umich.edu.

June 23, 2020

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laurakcowan Laura K. Cowan is a tech editor and journalist whose work has focused on promoting sustainability initiatives for automotive, green tech, and conscious living media outlets. A deep study of narrative journalism, storytelling and sustainable technology allows Ms. Cowan to draw out the meaningful stories of best practices from diverse professionals in an exploration of the culture and trends in emerging industries. She is currently Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Midwest tech news blog Cronicle Press. Ms. Cowan’s writing and speaking have appeared with Automobile Quarterly, Writer Unboxed, Inhabitat, CNBC, The Ann Arbor Observer, and The National Society of Newspaper Columnists.


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