Hello Career Launcher!
When you are launching your career, finding ways to test out different industries or even get your foot in the door can be challenging, especially without having prior experience. That's where Micro-Internships can help. These short-term, paid, professional projects are open to all college students and recent graduates of U.S.-based institutions. From working directly with an entrepreneur to supporting a large enterprise, you'll have the opportunity to explore different roles and company cultures in a way that fits into your schedule.
Every project on Parker Dewey is paid a fair per-project rate, so what you see is what you will earn upon completion. Most importantly, Parker Dewey protects you as you'll never have to negotiate pay, send an invoice, or create a contract—all of these details are managed behind the scenes on our platform.
How it Works
Check out details on available assignments, including when they’re due and how much you’ll be paid.
You decide which opportunities seem most interesting - it’s a great way to explore different roles and industries.
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.
Frequently asked questions
Each school has different requirements for academic credit, including the length of time and project requirements. Parker Dewey is happy to share this data with schools after project completion for credit consideration. Due to the on-demand nature and availability of Micro-Internships, we do not allow universities to require participation in Micro-Internships. Instead, we offer this as one of many opportunities for students to gain professional experience. We make no guarantee that students who have created a profile and applied for a project will be selected for an opportunity.
I now have a better idea of what it's like working in different departments and industries, and understand what roles would be best for me when I graduate. Plus, the variety of these experiences has helped my resume stand out and show me as more than a GPA and hourly jobs.
Dell Scholar from Texas A&M,
Class of 2019
I would definitely recommend [Parker Dewey] to anybody. Don’t be afraid to go for it. You literally gain nothing but positive experience and resume builders.
Kansas State University,
Class of 2022
Working on Micro-Internships meant there were less barriers: I could jump right into a project and I got to know what their expectations were sooner instead of being filtered out by my GPA.
Johns Hopkins University,
Class of 2021
After completing several projects through Parker Dewey, I have gained invaluable exposure to a variety of industries, offering me the opportunity to expand my knowledge of business and improve my various skillsets. These projects have also allowed me to enhance my professional network by building relationships with individuals from smaller companies with unique missions and operations.
MBA student at Bentley University,
Class of 2020
I can't put into words how grateful I am for Parker Dewey. You really made my dreams become a reality.
High Point University,
Class of 2022