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Students from all majors can execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths.
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Students and recent grads work on Micro-Internships while working on their degrees.
When you are launching your career, Micro-Internships provide a tremendous opportunity. Not only can you explore different career paths and work on interesting assignments, you can also demonstrate your abilities to potential employers while building your professional portfolio and network. Beyond that, your academic experience will improve as you apply what is taught in the classroom to the real world (and vice versa). Oh, did we forget to mention that you get paid for all of this?
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Micro-Internships for International Students
Our Micro-Internships are only available to US citizens or international students with approved Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) or a work visa. If you are an international student who is planning on participating in this Micro-Internship program, you must request CPT authorization from Chrystal Orozco a minimum of one week prior to participating. As a reminder, this authorization is required once a semester.
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Alumni and parents have a new way to interact with current students while getting support on their professional tasks.
Micro-Internships are a great way to provide students and recent alumni with remote opportunities to practice their many skills, gain valuable experiential learning, and earn some money. During COVID-19, this is more important than ever. If you would like to access amazing candidates, while also giving back to the CMC community, please create an account and tell us what you are looking for!
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What Are Micro-Internships?

Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, professional assignments that are similar to those given to new hires or interns. These projects enable Career Launchers to demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build their networks as they seek the right full-time role. Unlike traditional internships, Micro-Internships can take place year-round, typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and are due between one week and one month after kick-off. Micro-Internships are used by companies ranging from those in the Fortune 100 to emerging start-ups, and go across departments including sales, marketing, technology, HR, and finance. 


Micro-Internships are facilitated via the Parker Dewey platform, which connects Career Launchers with Companies in need of support.

How it Works

Creating an account takes under 5 minutes - with no additional paperwork required!
Post a project

Companies post paid projects
Career Launchers apply

Career Launchers apply
Review applicants

Companies choose from candidates
Build skills

Career Launchers gain work experience

Example Projects

Click through to view our library of completed Micro-Internship to get some ideas.