As an Erb student there are no shortage of ways that you can engage in action-based learning opportunities.  The institute offers a variety of sponsored projects and collaborations that connect to specific sustainability issues and allow for hands-on sustainability learning. Download our reference sheet here.

Projects are categorized as follows:

Erb Institute “Impact Project”

Student type: 1-4 Erb students help design and carry out independent project
Project Duration:
Projects may vary in length from a few days to over a year
Project Timing:
Ongoing throughout the calendar year
Cost:
Travel and living expenses, no salary for students
Project Sourcing:
Projects can be sourced independently with students or through Erb Institute staff

Erb Institute Summer Intern

Student type: Individual dual-degree MBA/MS students from Ross Business School and School of Natural Resources
Project Duration:
On-site, full-time for 10-12 weeks during summer
Internship Timing:
June-August
Cost:
Salary of US$12,000-$20,000 per student (no travel/living expenses)
Hiring Process:
Internship interviews generally take place between October-March prior to the internship

Ross MAP Project

Student type: Team of 4-5 Ross 1st-year MBA students, including Erb students
Project Duration:
Full-time, onsite at company for 2-5 weeks out of total 7 weeks of the project
Project Timing:
March-April
Cost:
Travel and living expenses, no salary for students
Application Process:
Project proposals are due by November 2018

Read more about Ross MAP

SEAS Master’s Project

Student Type: Team of 4-5 Master’s of Science (MS) students, including Erb students, from Ross Business School and School for Environment and Sustainability
Project Duration: Off-site, part-time research 12-18 months (with intro and/or final presentation on-site)
Project Timing:
March-end of project
Cost:
Travel and living expenses, no salary for students
Application Process:
Project proposals are due by December 2018

Read more about the SEAS Master's Project

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