Tuesday, April 18, 2017; 6:30 pm
Middlebury College recently signed a collaborative agreement with HBX, Harvard Business School’s online digital education initiative, to make available the Credential of Readiness (CORe) business fundamentals program to current undergraduate students. Designed for liberal arts students, CORe is an interactive online program composed of three (non-credit-bearing) courses: Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting. Taught entirely online by Harvard Business School faculty, the program utilizes the school’s HBX platform. Middlebury students will not receive course credit for the CORe program; instead, students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion from HBX.
Our agreement with HBX reserves places in each CORe cohort and—importantly—guarantees need-based financial aid from HBX for students currently receiving financial aid at Middlebury. An anonymous Middlebury donor has provided additional funding for qualified students’ unmet need. We are delighted to be able to expand access to this program to all of our students.
If you are interested in the program and want to learn more, attend the information session, visit the HBX website, or schedule an appointment with Ursula Olender, director of career advising in the Center for Careers and Internships.
May cohort – May 16-July 13 (deadline to apply is May 3)
June cohort – June 6-August 18 (deadline to apply is May 24)
July cohort – July 6-August 31 (deadline to apply is June 21)
NEW DEADLINE – April 1st!
Re-Authoring Teaching, Inc. is a non-profit organization that promotes training, professional development and continuing education in a narrative approach to therapy, organization and community work. This global professional learning community offers Vermont-based workshops, online courses, webinars, and other training opportunities/resources for mental health and coaching professionals.
Re-Authoring Teaching is hiring one or two project assistants to help with:
- Support for Narrative Camp (June 11-17, 2017) and Educators Camp (June 17-20) that includes event planning/assistance for three workshop days at All Souls Gathering, Shelburne, VT (June 12, 13 and 15) and ideally some help at the actual camp, which meets on Lake Champlain/Thompson’s Point;
- Strengthening social media marketing through Mailchimp email newsletter, Facebook and LinkedIn;
- Organize/Integrate various multi-media features into our website including the YouTube Channel.
- Contribute to the development of our next multi-media online courses; organize our Vimeo account; review/update current online courses.
- Video editing skill set if possible including sync two cameras, preferably using Final Cut Pro
- Build our website’s library of Curated Resources
- Build our Higher Education section of our website
- Other website development as time allows.
The assistant(s) will work closely with the Re-authoring Teaching Executive Director, Peggy Sax who lives/works in Middlebury and is also available to meet online. Work related to the June Vermont workshops/Camps is Vermont-based; drivers license/car preferable. Video editing requires access editing software. Otherwise, a significant amount of work can be done remotely.
All requested skills are not required in one person. $2500-$3000 for 1-2 summer positions depending on candidate(s) skill sets and availability. MOJO posting #: 81010017191.
You have no doubt heard of Seed Sheet, a team of Middlebury-based foodies & farmers, nerds & nature lovers, wearers of Carhartt overalls & Star Wars t-shirts, who all share the mission of helping you TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR FOOD.
They are going to be on SHARK TANK on ABC on Friday, April 7th and need your help!
They expect 10million Americans to watch their Shark Tank episode, and need help packaging products to meet the hopeful demand! If interested please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. They have part-time positions available immediately, and will be holding a focused packaging effort during spring break (next week).
Learn more about Seed Sheet on their website here.
Friday, March 17, 12:15 PM in Coltrane Lounge @ Adirondack House
Whether you’re about to start a job or internship, it’s important to be prepared for your first professional experiences outside of Middlebury.
Learn the most essential tips to being your best self in the workplace from acclaimed author, speaker, and Middlebury alumna and Trustee, Leilani Brown ’93. Leilani will share practical (and sometimes hilarious) advice for tackling your job and internship as well as pitfalls and mistakes to avoid. You’ll leave this workshop feeling confident and prepared for your job or internship!
No matter your interests or industry preferences, this advice is invaluable. You won’t want to miss this!
Leilani M. Brown ’93
Author of From Campus to Cubicle: 25 Tips for Your First Professional Year and Board of Trustee Member at Middlebury College
Leilani Brown is an executive, author and speaker with over 20 years of leadership and professional experience at leading companies. Her professional experiences include distinguished leadership roles in marketing, strategy, and communications as well as board service for non-profit organizations and institutions of higher learning. A frequent host and event moderator, she is a sought-after speaker and panelist on a range of topics on marketing, personal branding, diversity & inclusion, and women in the workforce. Leilani has been recognized by various organizations including being named to the DM Hall of Femme, Black Enterprise’s Top Women in Business, and Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America. In 2016, she was named a Woman of Power & Influence by the National Organization of Women (NOW). Leilani also serves on the Executive Leadership Council, the premier membership organization for global black executives and is also a graduate of New York University.
Lunch will be provided!
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 4:30 – 6pm (Axinn Center Abernethy Room)
Dan O’Brien, award-winning playwright and poet, is author of the play “The Body of an American,” poetry collections “War Reporter” and “Scarsdale,” and two opera libretti. He graduated from Middlebury College majoring in English and Theater, received an MFA at Brown University, and has taught and done residencies at many institutions including Princeton, Williamstown Theater Festival, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He lives in Los Angeles.
Human Trafficking Search maintains a global database of human trafficking resources, government reports, literature, multimedia sources, and other documents to assist students, researchers, and stakeholders in the anti-trafficking movement. The communications intern will aid the communications director in managing all of Human Trafficking Search’s social media and blog marketing, as well as add to and develop the multi-media aspect of our global database. The communications intern will have the unique opportunity to work alongside and meet with national and international anti-trafficking practitioners during the internship and a speaker series coordinated by Human Trafficking Search. Thus, the intern will have the unique opportunity to network and engage in the field. The Communications intern will be support the director in:
- Managing all social media platforms, including the HTS blog, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, including managing social media marketing on all platforms;
- Learning about, creating, and managing domestic and international Google Adwords campaigns, and monitoring campaigns and web traffic using Google Analytics.
- Curating the multimedia aspect of the HTS Global Database;
- Designing and creating a creative series (likely a podcast) to feature on the HTS weekly blog and website.
- Working towards a degree in Film and Media Culture, Communications, Gender Studies, Sociology/Anthropology, or another related field;
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills, preferably for the web;
- Knowledge of social media marketing for blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;
- Knowledge of WordPress a plus, but not necessary;
- Knowledge of various forms of Human Trafficking, including forced labor, sex trafficking, child trafficking, organ trafficking, and child soldiers.
- Knowledge of Audio Editing Software or other multimedia software a plus, but not necessary.
Did you know that many offices on campus support student participation in a range of summer opportunities through information, advising and funding? There is a NEW WEB PAGE available to students at go/summer that highlights your funding resources.
So many options!! Check them all out!
Rocking Your Internship with Great Communication
Monday, March 13, 7:00 pm – Coltrane Lounge, Adirondack House
Communicating effectively at work can sometimes make or break your internship experience. That’s why two Middlebury alums will share tips and strategies from the perspective of both supervisors and interns for how to be most successful in your summer internship. Topics covered in this interactive workshop will include:
- Making the most of your first week
- Effective writing and communication styles in the workplace
- Defining expectations at your internships
- Preparing for the unexpected
This workshop is recommended for students planning to do an internship this summer, and strongly encouraged for any student planning to apply for internship funding. Please bring a laptop with you, if possible.
Margaret Morris ‘15
Community Philanthropy Associate
Vermont Community Foundation
Paige Pierson ‘89
Senior Communications Manager
Vermont Community Foundation
It’s internship season! Still looking? Check out this great advice from senior, Hannah Blair.
Senior, International and Global Studies Major w/ focus on Latin America
Public Affairs Intern
Where did you intern:
U.S Embassy in El Salvador
How did you find your internship?
From other Middlebury students who previously held this internship!
What skills did you learn/practice at your internship?
I did a lot of writing and social media work. Wrote press releases for Twitter and Facebook.
What is the application process like?
Very Rigorous. The application takes a really long time. It consist of a cover letter, resume, online application, embassy placement, security clearance takes six months.
What advice would you give to a Midd student interested in a similar role?
Important to have strong writing skills. Be prepared to tackle the rigorous application process, and speaking the local language.
Check out where other Middlebury students interned last summer, here!