Kansas Micro-Internship Program
- Program provides all students enrolled in Kansas public colleges/universities opportunities to work on short-term, paid, and professional projects (Micro-Internships) with Kansas-based organizations.
- Kansas-based organizations that select an elibible student can receive a 50% matching micro-grant up to $250 per project (for a maximum of two projects)
- Elibible organizations included for-profit and not-for-profit organizations
- Funding for the program is provided by the DeBruce foundation
- All opportunities are posted on the Parker Dewey Micro-Internship platform
What is a Micro-Internship
- Short-term: Projects typically range from 10-40 hours in duration.
- Paid: The average cost to a company is $400 (fixed fee, implying $20/hour).
- Professional: Assignments are similar to those given to interns or new hires.
- Comprehensive: Projects are used in all industries, across all departments (sales, engineering, HR, IT, etc.), and can take place year-round.
- Valued: Micro-Internships provide busy professional with additional resources ("We shoulrd..." or "I shouldn't..." tasks).
- Flexible: Available year-round as needed, and typically done remote.
Not a replacement for summer internships, co-ops, or full-time hiring.
- Micro-Internships can be posted on-demand as needed.
- Consider posting 24- to 48 hours before the manager wants the project to begin.
- Create your account on the Parker Dewey platform.
- Complete your profile as thoroughly as possible. Be sure to add Kansas Micro-Internship Program to the Affiliations section of your profile.
- Login every day or two to see what's new.
- Apply right away to all projects that interest you!