What is a Micro-Internship?
Micro-internships are paid short-term projects posted by employers across a wide range of industries. Often, these projects require 20-40 hours of total work across 2-4 weeks and can be completed remotely. The micro-internships represent a variety of opportunities from working with a start-up to a well-established corporation You will find projects for marketing copywriting, social media, lead generation, report writing, and more.
What are the Benefits of a Micro-Internship?
Participating in a micro-internship will allow you to:
- Develop and acquire key skills employers look for in candidates
- Explore possible career options
- Build your network with employers by demonstrating your value. It is not uncommon for employers to use micro-internships as a pipeline for the hiring process
Applying for Micro-Internships
To explore opportunities and start the application process.
Step 1: Create a profile - takes less than 10 minutes
Step 2: Begin exploring opportunities - see details such as required skills, deadlines, and the amount you will be paid.
Step 3: Apply!
Step 4: Complete the project and impress the employer. You never know where the opportunity my lead.
Who is Eligible for Micro-Internships?
All SUNY New Paltz students, including CPT/OPT eligible international students. If you are an international student and are interested in applying for micro-internships, please contact the Center for International Programs to discuss visa requirements.
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