Hire KC - College Internships

Micro Internships to build Community Capacity and a Future Ready Workforce

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Hire KC connects college students to work-based learning opportunities that expose them to new potential career pathways and better prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. KC Digital Drive launched the Hire KC Micro-Internship Program sponsored by Bank of America in the summer of 2022. 

Micro-Internships are paid, professional projects that give students a chance to explore a variety of career paths and industries through a short-term engagement, and provide the KC region’s nonprofits with a unique opportunity to build capacity and get items off the to-do list while assessing students’ skills and quality of work. The program prioritizes students and recent graduates from the regional community colleges, and 4-year regional higher education institutions.  Most Micro-Internships range from 10 – 40 hours, and students earn $20/hour for their work, which is covered by Hire KC through funding from Bank of America. 

For more information on this program, or to inquire about nonprofit eligibility for subsidized interns, contact us at hirekc@kcdigitaldrive.org

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