It’s hard to land a great job or internship without experience. Micro-ExP offers students opportunities to gain experience through Micro-Projects and Micro-Placements. 

  • Micro-Projects: Completely remote, short-term, unpaid projects allowing students to develop skills and explore industries remotely. Projects connect students with employers for resume-building and industry exposure. Up to 12 hours.
  • Micro-Placements: Either on-site or hybrid scaled-down work placements providing real-life workplace exposure. Students observe, network, and engage in tasks based on employer needs. Up to 15 hours.

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  • Enhance your resume: Add in-demand skills to your resume (e.g., professional presentation and writing)
  • Ace an interview: Collect anecdotes and concrete examples you can use during an interview
  • Convenience: Short-term commitment (1-5 days) that allows you to gain experience without missing class or work
  • Gain contacts: Networking with professionals, may lead to future job opportunities
  • Exploration and insight: Explore career options in various industries, or experience an area outside of your studies

*Students who complete this program will also earn a certificate of completion to show employers and graduate programs.

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