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Virtual and Micro-Internship Resources

Here is a list of resources for developing a virtual internship experience. Buckeye Careers does not endorse any particular organization or service. Reach out to Jennifer Chilman for more information on how you can develop a virtual or micro-internship for your organization!

Delivering a Virtual Internship Experience

  • Face to Face Communication – GoToMeeting, Zoom, FaceTime, WebEx, etc.
  • Other communication tools – Slack and use Donut to randomly match people up to talk, Instant Messenger, etc.
  • Free Project Management Tools – Asana, OpenProject, nTask, Monday, etc.
  • Online file sharing – DropBox, Box, GoFile, etc

Third-party Facilitators of Virtual Internships Between Employers and Students

Virtual Internships

Parker Dewey



Additional Virtual Internship Guides

Creative Ways to Make your Virtual Internship a Success by Handshake

Intern Bridge

InternQube (resource guide for online internships)

The Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions from University of Wisconsin - Madison (PDF)

GitLab (guide to considerations for remote internships)


Essays and Observations

Essay on micro-internships and the gig economy by Julia Freeland Fisher

Micro-Internships and Student Employability from The Chronicle of HIgher Education

Why Micro-Internships Will Be the Next Big Thing from Forbes