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Micro-Internships

Career Compass subscribers can research projects and other Micro-Internship opportunities to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths.
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Explore careers

Micro-Internships come from a variety of industries and disciplines. From working directly with an entrepreneur to supporting a large enterprise, you’ll have the opportunity to explore different roles and company cultures. You’ll find assignments for marketing like copywriting and working in social media, sales projects like lead generation, operations tasks like building reports, and more.

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Enhance your skills

Every day, you're growing your problem solving, communication, research, and time management skills. With Micro-Internships, you'll continue to grow and enhance these core skills as you apply them to professional assignments.

 

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Prove yourself

Micro-Internships come from a variety of industries and disciplines. From working directly with an entrepreneur to supporting a large enterprise, you’ll have the opportunity to explore different roles and company cultures. You’ll find assignments for marketing like copywriting and working in social media, sales projects like lead generation, operations tasks like building reports, and more.

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Students and recent graduates can get professional experience by completing Micro-Internships.

Get paid

Every Micro-Internship is paid a fair amount. They’re all per-project and have no other fees, so what you see is what you will earn upon completion.

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Build your network

Not only will you meet the professionals who post the Micro-Internships, working on assignments provides a great reason to engage alumni, faculty members, and others. Beyond their insights on the project, they can be invaluable resources throughout your career.

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How it Works

Micro-Internships are available year-round. It’s up to you to take advantage.
Create a profile

Create a profile

Signing up takes less than 10 minutes. Add your name, school, hobbies, a few other details, and you're good to go.
See Micro-Internships

See Micro-Internships

See details on the assignments that are available, including when they’re due and how much you’ll be paid.
Apply

Apply

You decide which opportunities seem most interesting—it’s a great way to explore different roles and industries.
Complete the assignment

Complete the assignment

Once you’re selected, work directly with the company. Do your best to exceed their expectations, as it could lead to a full-time role.

Example Projects for Career Compass Subscribers

Check out these examples of projects you can work on. To see opportunities available right now, create an account.

Social Media: Content Calendar

Social Media: Content Calendar

Create a social media calendar with two posts per day for the next month. The posts should have a good mix of thought leadership, useful information, and promotional content (which will be provided). In addition, you may be asked to curate and interact with other social media content.

Market Research: Partner Analysis

Market Research: Partner Analysis

Create a market analysis for a specific industry we define. Determine and provide details on existing companies in the space and who we could potentially partner with. In addition, determine trends associated with the growth of the space as a whole (e.g. number of new businesses founded, success rate, etc.) and key drivers of success or failure.

Content Creation: Copywriting

Content Creation: Copywriting

Research and draft a 1,200-1,600 word article or blog post on a specific topic we will provide. The article should be consistent with existing articles posted on our website and other marketing channels. Reference at least two outside sources in the articles to back up your claims.