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    Students Can Pursue Remote, Paid Internships

    A new partnership with Parker Dewey allows students to pursue paid, short-term, professional Micro-Internships in a variety of fields that can be completed remotely.
    May 8, 2020

    Students can pursue paid experiential learning opportunities that can be completed remotely through a new partnership between the University’s Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development and Parker Dewey, the largest freelance platform for college students and recent graduates.

    Parker Dewey Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, professional, work assignments available at companies across the country that can be completed remotely. The projects allow students the chance to demonstrate skills and abilities, explore career paths, and build networks. Micro-Internships take place year-round and typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work with assignments due between one week and one month after the start date. Micro-Internships are offered in numerous fields, including communication, marketing, technology, finance and human resources.

    Firms that use Micro-Internships range from Fortune 100 companies to emerging start-up businesses.

    Students interested in pursuing Parker Dewey Micro-Internships can create an account at http://info.parkerdewey.com/scranton and complete as much profile information as possible. The form does allow students to download their resumes. Students can then review current Micro-Internship projects available and apply to projects of interest.

    For more information, contact the Center for Career Development at careers@scranton.edu or 570-941-7640.

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