Explore Micro-Placements Program
Providing skill development through micro-placements
The Explore Micro-Placements program provides a range of micro-experiences to help students in their career exploration and development.
These experiences include short-run projects, externships or job shadowing that allow students to focus on practical knowledge and skill development while exploring various career paths/industries.
- Job shadowing placements involve 4-8 hours of students shadowing an employer to gain insight into a particular company or field.
- Project-based placements involve 30-40 hours of hands-on work with an employer where students can contribute to something specific. Projects can range from introductory to advanced work.
Placements can be online, onsite, or a combination of both. Hours of the micro-placement are arranged between the student and employer which allows for much flexibility. They can be as short as one week, or a maximum of eight weeks. This experiential program will have ongoing intake throughout the year.