The Coro Fellowship is one of the nation’s most prestigious public affairs programs for aspiring leaders who wish to create change across sectors and across differences and contribute meaningfully to the public good. Competitively selected applicants will join a cohort of 12 fellows for the nine-month program in a high-impact urban US city: New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Pittsburgh.
Using the city as a classroom, Fellows learn through interactions with various stakeholders, numerous work placements, and leadership development seminars to develop critical thinking, analytical, governance, and leadership skills. Coro seeks bright, self-motivated individuals with a demonstrated commitment to ethical, effective leadership and civic engagement.
We encourage applications from candidates of all academic disciplines, careers, and racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Applications for the 2021 cohort are due January 8, 2020. Learn more at corofellowship.org.
Check out one or both of these great looking opportunities:
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the premier Hispanic non-profit and non-partisan 501(c) (3) leadership development organization in the country. Interns learn firsthand how the legislative system works, spending four days each week working on Capitol Hill.
- Pay of $625 (before taxes) bi-weekly
- Metro Benefit
- Domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, D.C.
- Housing (all expenses covered)
- Health insurance (premium covered by CHCI)
- Leadership training, networking and more
Deadline is December 1. Apply HERE on Handshake.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a U.S. government agency, makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fair. We aim to make consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible providers, and the economy as a whole. We protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. We arm people with the information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions.
Apply HERE for the paid internship in Handshake. Deadline is November 21
Any student wishing to participate in a Winter Term internship for credit must complete all paperwork by Dec. 1. No exceptions.
After securing your internship, follow these steps:
- Have your résumé approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor. go/pcas for drop-in hours.
- Identify a Middlebury faculty member to serve as your academic sponsor.
- Create an Experience (application) on Handshake and upload 3 documents to your Experience — your approved résumé , your signed internship agreement, and a personal statement which includes 3 scholarly sources linked to the learning of your internship.
- Inform your internship supervisor and faculty academic sponsor that once you have submitted your application for credit, they will receive emails from Handshake to complete online approval forms.
- If you are interning in an international location, see the FAQ (#14) at go/WTinternships to see if you need to complete additional paperwork for the Global Operations Committee. If so, submit this paperwork as soon as possible.
You can find all forms, information, and FAQs at go/WTinternships.
Limited $1500 grants available to eligible students on a first-come, first-served basis.
CCI recommends that all applications for credit be submitted before the December 1 deadline.
Join Privilege & Poverty and our special guests, in the Abernethy Room in Axinn, for a lively discussion on the intersection of poverty and the criminal justice system!
Ever wondered how fiscal policy is developed and implemented? How policy makers balance equity and efficiency in tax design? Come hear about how the Vermont Department of Taxes tries to close the tax gap, and how the money collected impacts the overall state budget,
- Adam Greshin, Commissioner of Department of Finance and Management, State of VT
- Craig Bolio, Acting Commissioner of Taxes, State of VT
- Douglas Farnham, Economist and Director of Tax Policy, Outreach and Leg Affairs, State of VT
Monday, November 18 from 12:15-1:30 pm in Abernethy Room, Axinn Center
Pizza and beverages will be served (courtesy of the Economics Dept)
MiddCORE is a four-week, mentor-powered innovation experience for undergraduates who desire to launch their education and passions into the world at large.
At MiddCORE, students are challenged to find solutions to real-world problems alongside mentors from the areas of business, government, and non-profits—these mentors not only guide students but become part of their lifelong network.
MiddCORE is May 30–June 27, 2020 in Monterey, California. Take a look at the MiddCORE brochure.
Round One Application due November 17—save $500
Are you interested in innovation? Startups? Accelerator programs? and the behind the scenes of major global pitch competitions? Come chat with Naila Jahan’ 15 about her experiences at MassChallenge.
Monday, November 11 at 4:30 pm at the Innovation Hub
Serling Rooks Hunter McKoy Worob & Averill, LLP is currently looking for bright, reliable, resourceful, and outgoing candidates for full-time Legal Assistant position. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in Entertainment Law and/or the Entertainment Industry.
Serling Rooks is a boutique law firm in New York and Tennesee that focuses its practice in transactional music business law. The firm currently represents recording artists, producers, songwriters, record companies, music publishers, music industry executives, marketing and promotion companies, personal managers, production companies and booking agencies in all aspects of transactional music law.
Apply HERE in Handshake.
In partnership with the SGA, the CCI has developed a “Life Beyond Middlebury” series that aims to equip students with the tools needed to develop strong personal finance skills. Check out our last event!
Establishing Healthy Credit
Tuesday, November 12 at 4:30 in Axinn 229
What does it mean to ‘build credit’? Why is it important? The National Bank of Middlebury will speak to Middlebury students and answer these questions, and more. RSVP here.
Sign up for a one-to-one chat with alumni who will be on campus 11/14-11/15 for the Athletics Field Guide and will be available for one-to-one meetings on Friday, 11/15 from 9:00-noon here at CCI.
After graduating from Middlebury, Christine Bolger Bright ’07 spent 7 years in Boston working for two sports based youth development non-profit organizations, America SCORES Boston and Metrolacrosse. She also got her MBA from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
A move to Maine had her working for a feminist/activist organization called Hardy Girls Healthy Women and assistant coaching for the Colby College Womens Soccer team and trying her hand as head coach of the Waterville Girls High School soccer team.
Since her time in Maine, Christine has been working for We Coach as a National Trainer- helping new and experienced coaches incorporate youth development practices into their coaching style and showing them the importance of brain development and impact of trauma on the young people they work with. In addition, she has founded Bright Contributions, a consulting practice that helps non-profits untangle the world of measurement and evaluation. She met her husband on the Midd Track and Field team and they live in Rochester, Minnesota with their two little boys and dog.
Erick Dalton ’04 is currently a professional scout with the Philadelphia Phillies, Erick is responsible for scouting numerous professional teams at various levels. He also helps with scouting assignments at spring training, trade deadline and playoff advance. Before joining the Phillies in the fall of 2017, Erick had been with the Washington Nationals since 2007. He has worked in baseball operations with his main focus being advance scouting.
Jim has led the Global Baseball and Softball Business for Wilson since 1997. In that time, Wilson has grown into the world leader in equipment with #1 overall market share in bats and ball gloves. Jim led the purchase of Louisville Slugger, DeMarini, Evoshield and ATEC -all leading brands that are now incorporated into Wilson.
James “Jim” Hackett ’89 began his Wilson career as an intern while he was earning his MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management (MM ’95). Jim worked for Nike from 1990 to 1993 -managing and opening stores in various locations around the U.S., and ultimately training managers and employees in Nike’s factory outlets and Niketown stores. During Jim’s Middlebury career he played Football and Baseball -captaining each team in his senior year. Jim lives with his wife and 3 children in Glenview, Illinois.
Scott Langerman ’87 is Chief Executive Officer of Athlete Content & Entertainment, LLC (ACE Media), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). ACE Media was launched in September, 2015 as a groundbreaking new vehicle through which to identify and develop a range of content opportunities for professional athletes. Since its launch ACE has placed over 1000 athletes in close to 1500 different content initiatives, and its successes to date include Catching Kelce on E!, Most Valuable Performer on CBS, Ritual on Amazon Prime Video, NFL Life: Kirk Cousins on NFL Network and Behind Baker on Fox. In addition to the above, ACE has developed and produced a wide a range of digital and branded content features for a number of the world’s leading distribution platforms.
As CEO of ACE, Scott is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, and oversees its relationships with production entities, distribution platforms, brands and athletes. A 20-year veteran of the sports and entertainment industries, Scott previously held senior executive positions with Vox Media, Comcast and Turner Broadcasting, among others.
Throughout his career Scott has been involved in a range of civic and charitable activities, serving on the boards of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, the Military Bowl and the Chesapeake Bayhawks, co-founding an annual gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation currently in its 15th year, and chairing several local events and organizations in his community.
Scott holds a B.A. from Middlebury College and a J.D. from Yale Law School, and lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife Vicki and their three children.