Here are the final 2 events in the series.
Jumpstarting Your Career: A Panel With Young Alums
Thursday, January 24 at 4:30 pm in Hillcrest 103
Come to this fun, light session to learn from young alumni about things they wish they knew before graduation and how to make their way in the real world after college. RSVP here.
- Alex Brockelman ‘18
- William Pennington-FitzGerald ’17
- Thomas Wentworth ‘18
- Katie Ritter ‘15
Tuesday, January 29 at 6 pm in Atwater
Benefit from learning the life skills of networking at cocktail parties and dining in an appropriate way. Starting with tips from an expert, learn how to handle yourself with confidence, make introductions and work the room. Tickets $5 at go/boxoffice. Limited seats available.
Here are the past events in the series:
Sponsored by CCI, Student Government Association, MiddCORE, MCAB and Health and Wellness office.
Thursday, January 10 from 4:30-6 pm in ADK Library
Stop by any time for this drop in session. Come get a professional headshot for your account (first come first serve), and stick around to learn how to make the most of your profile. Advisors will be available to walk you through how to use the alumni tool, research employers and more! RSVP here.
Personal Finance 101
Monday, January 14 at 4:30pm in
Axinn 219 Twilight Hall Auditorium
Are you a saver or a spender? How do you make a budget and actually live within it? Do you usually take risks or are you pretty conservative with your money? Come to this session to learn about these questions and more and have a knowledgeable discussion with an expert. Presented by Kevin Renshler, Associate Director, MiddCORE and Professor of the Practice in Business and Enterprise. RSVP here.
Wednesday, January 16 at 4:30 pm in Axinn 229
Everyone should know how to negotiate their salary, yet very few people actually do. This workshop will teach the fundamentals of negotiating a higher salary including why it is important, how to find out how much you are worth, how to get a raise and more. Presented by National Life Group, a Vermont employer very interested in introducing you to these skills that you can use in any type of future employment situation. Open to all students, all majors, whether you are job or internship searching now or later. RSVP here.
Balancing Work and Wellness after Graduation
Thursday, January 17 at 4:30 pm in Axinn 219
How do you maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle once you enter the workplace? This workshop will address the importance of keeping health and wellness at the forefront of each day so you can be a happy, healthy and productive employee. Topics will include nutrition, mindfulness, movement, sleep/work balance, etc. The talk will be given by Molly (Lukins) Burke, Midd ’97, who started her own corporate wellness company in New York City. Presented by Molly Lukins Burke ’97, Food + Mood NYC. RSVP here.
Join the Info Session on Thursday, January 24 at 1 pm in Davis Library 105A to learn more about the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program.
Announcing the Washington DC Government and Policy Student Trek: March 25-26
Gain a better understanding of politics and government. Explore alumni career paths at a variety of organizations in D.C. Program will include site visits and multiple opportunities for networking.
Who should apply?
If you are interested in learning about or working in government or policy, this trek is for you! All majors and class levels are welcome.
Who will we meet?
In the past we have engaged alumni who work in exciting roles on Capitol Hill, the State and Treasury departments, think thanks like Brookings or the Aspen Institute, and non-profits like the National Democratic Institute.
Click HERE to apply in Handshake, deadline is Jan 27.
Children’s Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law to bring about meaningful reform in government agencies that provide foster care, adoptive, juvenile justice, and child protective services.
We are seeking a full-time, entry-level paralegal to join our active litigation program and support our commitment to reforming services for children in state custody. Responsibilities of the paralegal position include conducting legal research, providing support to attorneys in case management, managing case press, and collaborating on case-specific projects.
Applicants should be able to start in the summer and must be prepared to make a two-year commitment to the position. For more information, please visit our website: www.childrensrights.org
Job details and apply in Handshake here by Feb 11.
The Center seeks highly motivated undergraduates in the following areas: Communications, Government Affairs, Health Policy, Housing Policy, Food Assistance, National Budget and Tax Policy, Outreach Campaigns, State Fiscal Policy, and Family Income Support
To expand the diversity of voices that speak with authority in state and federal policy debates, the program identifies highly motivated candidates – with particular attention to candidates from communities that are underrepresented in state and federal policy debates – with a demonstrated interest in public policies that affect low-income and diverse communities and have implications for racial equity.
Check out all the internships at https://www.cbpp.org/careers/internships/summer-2019-intern-openings
Deadline is Feb 1.
A Midd alum works in the Communications department, let me know if you are interested in getting connected.
Want to spend 11 months engaging your peers in addressing social justice issues through service? Want to accelerate your career trajectory and live in a dynamic city? Want to grow your own professional network?
Attend the info session on Tues, Jan 22 at 12 pm in CCI in Adirondack House.
Apply to the Repair the World Fellowship! https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2337451/share_preview
We’re looking for courageous, innovative and compassionate leaders who want to spend 11 months accelerating their professional networks and personal growth, while addressing social inequity through meaningful service and recruiting the Jewish community to volunteer alongside them. Priority Applications are due Thursday January 31st.
Fellows will recruit, train, and serve alongside volunteers to bring about real community change and address social issues such as hunger and education. Repair the World will provide training, a living stipend, health insurance, communal housing, and other perks. We currently place Fellows in Atlanta, Detroit, Baltimore, Miami, New York (Brooklyn & Harlem), Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia.
Middlebury’s non-partisan Get-Out-The-Vote initiative is reaching out because they want to work with you to continue efforts to increase voter participation at Middlebury! Next Tuesday, January 22nd, they are hosting an event called Debriefing the Midterm Elections. At this event, they will explain efforts in 2018 to increase voter registration and turnout, and answer any questions you might have about MiddVote. They will also share takeaways, goals, and ideas moving forward. Then, they are hoping to brainstorm as a group and work together to come up with new suggestions, ideas, and ways we can all coordinate efforts to increase voter participation both on campus and in the Middlebury community moving into 2020. The event will be on Tuesday, January 22, from 4:15-5:00 pm in Hillcrest. Snacks will be provided! We hope to see you there.
Are you passionate about communication, data, progressive politics and providing solutions to real world problems? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? Do you want to join a team that believes in creating results that matter?
Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a modern communications agency that builds believers for brands, causes and candidates. Born in politics and founded by leaders of the Obama campaign, we apply our unique expertise from these experiences to create sophisticated and customized strategies for companies, causes and candidates. Our clients include established market leaders, new economy firms, philanthropists, CEOs, and elected officials. What these varied brands share in common is the growing need to establish differentiated and lasting bonds with their consumers in a world of fragmented media, deep skepticism, and rapidly changing culture. Learn more about BPI here. This opportunity was shared with us through an alum.
BPI is looking for diverse candidates with an interest in the digital space and a strong work ethic to apply for our Fellowship program. Ideal candidates will have strong writing capabilities and be detail-oriented, digitally savvy, and driven to provide high quality work for clients and causes. Our fellowship program is a training and development program that allows you to gain hands on experience across all aspects of digital marketing, advertising, and strategic communications.
Apply here now!
Stop by anytime Tuesday, January 22 from 11-2 in the Grille Foyer inside McCullough to meet with a representative from the Vermont Air National Guard and learn about the opportunities available, including the benefit of 100% tuition assistance for college.
More info at: https://www.158fw.ang.af.mil/CAREERS/OPPORTUNITIES/
Are you passionate about redistricting, GIS, community education, and/or grassroots organizing? Join the GeoCivics team at University of Colorado Colorado Springs this summer to help take our work to the next level.
This summer’s intern will work directly with project lead, alum Dr. Rebecca Theobald to identify new partners, test and develop lesson plans, and draft a communications strategy for the program.
Come help communities find a new voice to address gerrymandering.
Apply on Handshake here.