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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

           
Webinars and Office Hours: Connect with Parker Dewey staff (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Webinar/Office Hours

Description:

Students and recent graduates are invited to join Parker Dewey staff at the following regularly scheduled events for assistance and to learn more about the platform:

Career Launcher FAQ Webinars: During these 45-minute webinars, students and recent graduates learn how to navigate the Parker Dewey platform, tips and tricks for making their applications stand out, and how these paid, professional projects can help them achieve their career goals.

Student Office Hours: During these sessions, Parker Dewey staff are available to answer questions, review profiles, and offer specific feedback on application responses.

Links:

Career Launcher FAQ Webinars: https://info.parkerdewey.com/parkerdewey/studentfaqwebinar 

Student Office Hours: https://info.parkerdewey.com/student-office-hours 

 

 

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

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online guide/Examples

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 

 

         
Advice: You Asked, They Answered (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Advice

Description:

Career Launchers have questions, and we have connections with answers! In this series, we have recruiters and other professionals offer their responses to questions provided by students and recent graduates.

Links:

How to answer, 'why should we hire you?' https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/you-asked-they-answered-why-should-we-hire-you 

How important is my GPA? https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/you-asked-they-answered-gpa-requirements

How to reach out to a recruiter you haven't met https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/reaching-out-to-recruiters 

How can nontraditional students stand out? https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/you-asked-they-answered-non-traditional-students 

 

 

         
Checklist: Micro-Internship Success Checklist (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Checklist

Description:

Resources and tips to help selected Micro-Interns be as successful as possible while working on their project(s).

Link:

https://info.parkerdewey.com/micro-internship-success-checklist 

 

         
Checklist: Post Micro-Internship Checklist (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Checklist

Description:

Action items/advice to help Micro-Interns who have recently completed their projects make the most of their experience/new connections.

Link:

https://info.parkerdewey.com/post-micro-internship-checklist 

 

         
Guide: Resume tips (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Online Guide

Description:

Tips for making your resume stand out.

Links:

How To Add a Parker Dewey Micro-Internship to your Resume: https://info.parkerdewey.com/hubfs/Career%20Launcher%20Resources/Micro-Internship-Resume-LinkedIn.pdf

Blog Post about making your resume stand out: https://www.parkerdewey.com/blog/resume

 

 

         
FAQ: Getting Paid as a Micro-Intern (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

FAQ

Description:

Every project on Parker Dewey is paid. This FAQ answers common questions about how those payments work.

Link:

https://info.parkerdewey.com/how-career-launcher-payments-work 

 

         
Resources: Additional Career Launcher Resources (return to top of page)  

 

 

     

Type of Resource:

Multiple/General

Description:

We have lots of resources for Career Launchers on the Parker Dewey platform. If you didn't find what you were looking for on this page, try this link or reach out to Partner Engagement Specialist Danielle Rueger-Miroewski at danielle@parkerdewey.com.

Link:

https://www.parkerdewey.com/resources?audience=student 

 

         

 

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