Virtual Projects, Micro Internships

Completing remote projects or micro internships can be a great way to gain skills, make connections, and add specific accomplishments to your resume. Check out the resources for micro internships and virtual projects.

Parker Dewey

Apply to complete paid virtual projects, or micro internships, with a variety of companies. Most micro internships are about 10-40 hours’ worth of work.


Volunteer to complete a virtual skills-based project, such as website design or writing a press release, for a non-profit. Browse virtual opportunities through this platform


Forage provides employer-created projects, simulations, and trainings designed to help students learn the key skills needed in an industry. Forage is a free online resource which offers virtual experience programs designed by leading companies. Develop your skills and gain a real understanding of different roles and industries by working through these self-paced modules, with tasks similar to those you would undertake during a traditional internship.

    • Sample what real life work at leading companies would be like
    • Try out different types of work and discover which career path is right for you
    • Build confidence and gain skills to get you ready for the workplace
    • Boost your resume with a company-branded virtual experience program and get a personalized certificate for your LinkedIn profile

UM Talent Connect

UM Talent Connect is a partnership between the Center for Community Engagement and School of Business Administration at the University of Mississippi. This initiative seeks to support our local businesses and non-profits in filling short-term professional projects by highly motivated business students.