Onward to Opportunity Micro-Internships

O2O is excited to offer veterans and military spouses with an opportunity to gain professional experience to help you launch your career.
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For Veterans and Military Spouses

Micro-Internships provide a tremendous opportunity to gain paid, professional experience that aligns with your O2O training. Not only can you work on interesting assignments, you can also demonstrate your abilities to potential employers while building your professional portfolio and network. 

When setting up your profile, be sure to list Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) in the Education section of your profile so that you can see all opportunities available to you. If you have questions about this, please let us know.

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Micro-Internships for Veterans and Military Spouses

For Our Corporate Partners

You already know the value military veterans and spouses can bring to your team.  As such, IVMF is excited to offer a new way to connect with this talented and highly-motivated talent pool.  If you want to improve the effectiveness of your hiring efforts and lower the costs (and risks) associated with onboarding, no problem. If you just need some immediate help on projects because you or your team is overloaded, we’ve got you covered.

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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
Veterans and Military Spouses apply
Veterans and Military Spouses apply
Review applicants
Companies choose from applicants
Build skills
Veterans and Military Spouses gain experience, the project gets done!

Example Projects

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