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Opportunities

Students
Explore U-M's Many Sustainability Courses

Each year, hundreds of sustainability courses are offered across U-M's schools, colleges, and academic programs. To explore courses in everything from Environmental Science to Public Policy, check out our sustainability-specific course guide.

Faculty, Students, Partners
View Clean Energy + Energy Management Webinars

Learn about the successes and challenges of local governments across Michigan as they improve energy efficiency and move toward renewables. 

Graduate Students
Engage with the Dow Fellows Program

Dow Sustainability Fellows make an impact through managing robust projects focusing on climate, circular economy, and other sustainability topics locally and globally. Graduate students work for one calendar year (January-December) in partnership with an organization and a UM advisor. Project summaries and reports provide insight into the recommendations, tools, analysis, and other work completed annually by interdisciplinary teams. 

Students
Turn Your Campus Sustainability Ideas Into Reality

The Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund provides up to $100,000 annually for student-led projects that promote a campus culture of sustainability.

Students
Share Your Student Organization's News

Let SSC help your student organization share opportunities open to the campus community! Email us.

Students, Faculty
Get Involved in Campus Sustainability

Complete the Planet Blue Ambassador online training to learn about sustainability efforts at U-M and how you can contribute.

Graduate Students
Learn about the Catalyst Leadership Circle Fellowship

In this competitive summer research experience, graduate students help Michigan communities advance sustainable, equitable practices.

Students
Apply for an SES Grant

Social and Environmental Sustainability (SES) Grants provide up to $2,500 for projects that advance DEI&J-focused sustainability on campus. Applications accepted anytime!

Undergraduate Students
Meet Graham Sustainability Scholars

Take a look at the Graham Sustainability Scholars online yearbook (current and past Graham Scholars). Graham Scholars include undergraduate juniors and seniors from across campus. Interdisciplinary teams work collaboratively on sustainability projects (climate, energy justice, water quality. and more). Scholars teams work with local project partners.