June 2017 – Page 9 – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program

Month: June 2017

Week #1 | Erin R.

Hey, Erin So, you’ll be starting your internship at EcoWorks soon and I hope you’re excited about it. I’ve got some pretty high expectations of how you’ll handle both, living in Midtown for the first time, and working for a nonprofit. Now, I know you’ve been spending the last year getting yourself ready to be a teacher, and your …

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Week One!

Dear Elsie Welsie, Did you ever think your boss would give you such a fun nickname? This is going to be an awesome summer – getting paid to work for an urban gardening nonprofit, living in an apartment building with other U of M interns, free evenings and weekends for exploring the city of Detroit. …

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Adventures Await

¡Hola Julia! Welcome to Detroit, Michigan :).  For the next ten weeks, I would like you to keep the following in your consciousness: Breathe.  It’s okay to be anxious and nervous about living in a new city.  Just take a moment to pause, acknowledge any unsettling emotions that are lingering in the background of your …

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Dear Ayat, This week is your first week living in Midtown. You’re happy, because you’re getting along well with your roommates, and you have a supervisor who values your opinion and wants you to feel valued in your work space. You’re working with parents and educators in different parts of the city, and right now, …

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Week One

Dear Leah, Summer of 2017 will be the summer where you learn and experience a lot. Though you aren’t quite sure about what you want to do career wise, you know that you are very interested in public health and you expect the Detroit community Based Research Program  (DCBRP) to help you gain experience in solving …

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Dear Maddy, You are living somewhere that’s not Ann Arbor and working at a real 9-5 job for the first time, so that alone should make this summer exciting. Detroit offers so many opportunities to learn, as well as have fun and eat good food, that I can’t wait to take advantage of. One of …

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Alejandro, You knew you wanted to begin this internship opportunity by hitting the ground running. It also looks like your organization did as well when they handed you the work you needed to get through over the next week. While the amount of paper work is large in volume, it is also large in importance. The …

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Dear Marissa, I’m writing this after my third day of work at Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision. The first week has been good so far! I like the project I’m working on and the people I work with. SDEV has a ton of cool projects going on, so I hope by the time I’m done I’ll …

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