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 Guide: Career launcher tutorial (return to top of page)            

Type of Resource:

Online guide

Description:

Step-by-step instructions on how to navigate and use Parker Dewey's platform as a "career launcher" (student/recent graduate).

Link:

https://info.parkerdewey.com/career-launcher-tutorial

           
Guide: Fill out your profile (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online guide

Description:

The number one, super important, biggest thing you can do today to help increase your chance of being hired for Micro-Internships: UPDATE YOUR PROFILE!

Link:

Part 1: https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/careerlauncher-hl-january2021

Part 2: https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/careerlauncher-hl-february2021-0

 

 

         
Guide: Ace a short-answer application (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online guide

Description:

You're likely to be selected or rejected for a Micro-Internship solely based on a short-answer application process. Common examples include: tell us why you want to work here, why we should hire you, or what makes you unique from other candidates. Consider these tips the next time you need to ace such a short-answer application.

Link:

Blog Post https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/short-answer-application

Examples https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cj0mbZc1vzaAU-pXnFKfFONaSCVWy3Az2aeJX0De_x8/edit?usp=sharing 

 

         
Guide: Start your Micro-Internship off right (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online guide & resources

Description:

Whether your Micro-Internship is your first or fifth professional experience, these tips are here to help you make a great first impression and set yourself up for success.

Links:

Guide: https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/careerlauncher-hl-may2021

Resources: https://info.parkerdewey.com/micro-intern-resources

 

         
Guide: Succeed in your Micro-Internship (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online guide & resources

Description:

Registering with Parker Dewey to complete projects as an independent consultant is the first step, and you've taken it. Once you secure your first Micro-Internship, though, how will you ensure that you are effective? Check out our strategies for achieving this goal and proving that the client made the right decision in choosing you for the assignment.

Links:

Guide: https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/career-launcher-resource-succeeding-on-the-engagement

Resources: https://info.parkerdewey.com/micro-intern-resources

 

         
Guide: Reach out to recruiters (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

You Asked, They Answered

Description:

Question: "What is the best way to reach out to a recruiter you haven't met before? (i.e. example a recruiter, alum, or another professional you found on LinkedIn)"

Link:

https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/reaching-out-to-recruiters

 

         
Guide: Answer: Why should we hire you? (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

You Asked, They Answered

Description:

Question: “What does a great response look like to the 'why should we hire you' question?”

Link:

https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/you-asked-they-answered-why-should-we-hire-you

 

         
Guide: Professional development strategies (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online guide

Description:

Remember that time Facebook and Instagram took a day off? What did you do? Were you productive or stressed? Consider these four tips the next time your scrolling is interrupted.

Link:

https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/four-quick-professional-development-opportunities-for-college-students

 

         
Guide: Resume tips (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online Guide

Description:

Tips for making your resume stand out.

Link:

https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/resume

 

         
Guide: After the Micro-Internship (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online Guide

Description:

What happens after your project is complete.

Link:

https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/careerlauncher-hl-march2021

 

         

 

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