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Micro-Internships by Parker Dewey provides Indiana Tech students with unique opportunities to gain valuable professional experience outside the traditional internship cycle. Through micro-internships, students can learn and hone the skills that employers look for, build meaningful connections with organizations across the country, and get paid—all in your spare time.

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. They are posted on a rolling basis and can be applied to year-round.

What are the Benefits of a Micro-Internship?

Micro-internships are a great way to take advantage of spare time to set yourself up for success.

By participating in a micro-internship, you can:

  • Learn and hone the skills employers look for when recruiting for internships and full-time positions
  • Explore new industries and potential career paths
  • Build tangible relationships with employers by demonstrating your skills and abilities in substantive projects—many employers use micro-internships to connect with potential interns and full-time hires.

Applying for Micro-Internships with Off-Campus Employers

Explore Micro-internship opportunities

Creating a profile takes just a few minutes, and from there, it only takes a couple of clicks to apply to an opportunity! Please note that some projects are time sensitive. In such cases, employers may expect their micro-intern(s) to begin working on the project less than one week from when they are selected. If you are selected for a micro-internship, you will receive an email packet that includes information on how to contact the employer so you can discuss a start date and begin work on the project.

Who is Eligible for Micro-Internships?

Micro-internships with off-campus employers are open to all students, including CPT-eligible international students. If you are an international student and are interested in applying for micro-internships, please visit international students for more information on the CPT approval process or contact


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