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
Additional Virtual Internship Guides
Creative Ways to Make your Virtual Internship a Success by Handshake
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