The spring semester is nearing an end and your student(s) are most likely turning their thoughts to summer. Professional and Career Development Services has resources that offer options for your students as they seek internship opportunities.
Micro-internships through Parker Dewey
Drake University Professional & Career Development Services office has a partnership with Parker Dewey, a company that facilitates micro-internship with employers across the country. Micro-internships are short-term, professional, paid work experiences, many of which can be completed remotely. Micro-Internships allow your student(s) to demonstrate skills while working on professional projects with employers in a wide range of industries. These paid opportunities range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships.
New Micro-Internship opportunities are being posted daily. If your students is interested, here’s how to get started:
Click here to watch this 7 minute video overview for students about how the Parker Dewey Micro-Internship platform works.
Practice interview skills using Big Interview
Big Interview is an online system that combines training AND practice to help improve interview techniques and build confidence. Now is a great time for your student to brush up on their interview skills!
Big Interview offers a variety of tools, including:
HOW YOUR STUDENT CAN REGISTER
Here is a short video if your student needs help with registration.