What's a Micro-Internship?

by Jeffrey Moss
August 14, 2017

I am often asked what is a Micro-Internship. In short, it is utilizing a college student or recent grad to execute a short-term assignment for you. These tasks may not be glamorous, but they need to get done and are not the best use of your time.

What is a Micro-Internship?

 

Parker Dewey also got rid of the obligations of traditional internships or the limitations of temps - you define the project, set the price, and pick who you want. No 10-week commitment, exorbitant costs, or expectations of a full-time job (though many companies find amazing candidates they want to hire for a job or internship - and there's no fees to do so).

For these highly-motivated career launchers, these projects provide a great way to demonstrate their skills, get their foot in the door, and explore career paths. As a result, they exceed expectations and can help enhance your talent pipeline.

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