Washington DC Government and Policy Student Trek: March 25-26
I extended the deadline so you can still apply! 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 Sunday Feb 24!
Three recruiters from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will be visiting campus for two days on February 26 and 27.
They are particularly interested in talking with students who are curious how to use their language skills in the intelligence community.
You have 2 choices of activities:
There will be a group information session on Tues, Feb 26 from 6-8 pm in MBH 219. Let us know you’re coming here.
Or you can also sign up for a 1:1 short 20 minute chat with a recruiter on Wednesday, Feb 27. You need to submit a resume and sign up for a slot in advance by applying on Handshake here.
This event is open to all students, all majors, all class years.!
More about the CIA internship and full time opportunities are outlined here: https://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities
These positions all caught my attention in Handshake. Read on!
Summer Economics Internships with the Antitrust Division at United States Department of Treasury
Marketing and Business Development Summer Intern at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Parole Assistant at The Legal Aid Society, Criminal Appeals Bureau
Internships at the European Parliament Office in Washington DC at European Parliament Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress
Workshop on Work 4.0: Developing agency to define your impact
Monday, February 25 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in Coltrane Lounge – Adirondack House
The changing world of work has given us more opportunities than ever before. Technology has widened our horizons and shifted our futures. Yet with all these advances we face new challenges: Developments in AI and robotics may soon threaten industries and jobs that have historically been seen as safe. We find ourselves ill-prepared for the world of work – how do we prepare for jobs and technologies that don’t yet exist?
Cape Town Summer Info Session
Monday, February 25 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm in ADK Library
diiVe’s Summer Program (June – August 2019) is for university students looking to gain critical entrepreneurial, innovation and business skills that top organizations are looking for and to understand how to drive their personal impact in a wider, global community.
We offer one month courses in data science and blockchain technology for students looking for a unique, global experience that develops their tech and entrepreneurial capability, elevates their employability, and builds their capacity, as future leaders, to drive real impact in their careers.
After the course, our students have the opportunity to intern at a fast-paced, tech start up based in Cape Town, where they can apply their new knowledge and skills and gain international work experience. Interspersed in the 8-week program are powerful purpose workshops to help define your passion and future career direction as well as deep cultural immersions and epic adventures, in the most beautiful city in the world.
diiVe is a high impact, global leadership program in Cape Town, South Africa. They are dedicated to developing young global leaders with the digital knowledge, societal commitment, future direction, and business skills necessary to adapt, collaborate and lead in the fast-paced, global environment. diiVe features digitally-focused courses, innovative problem-solving labs, hands-on work experience and cultural immersions.
The American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program is a series of educational and professional development opportunities for top undergraduate students. Participants connect with the ideas, research, and network of AEI—one of America’s leading think tanks—through discussion-based seminars led by AEI scholars and other experts, policy briefings with distinguished policy thinkers and practitioners, high-level networking events, and site visits throughout Washington.
Eligibility: Current undergraduates and recent graduates (winter 2018 or later). International students are eligible to apply. Applications from previous Summer Honors Program alumni will not be considered.
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: Most students will participate in a single one-week course at the beginning of Summer 2019. A select group of students will participate in a four-week opportunity, called the Summer Honors Academy.
Stipend: This is a fully-funded program. Housing, meals on class days, stipends and travel vouchers are provided.
Final Deadline: March 11, 2019. Letters of Recommendation will be accepted until March 18, 2019.
The Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) is a national organization that was founded in 1968 to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school.
So you want to go to law school.
Have you taken the LSAT?
Are you a graduate or will you graduate from college by the end of May 2019?
Have you considered how you’re going to prepare academically for law school?
CLEO’s PRE-LAW SUMMER INSTITUTE could be your answer.
Here are things you should know about CLEO’s Pre-Law Summer Institute and how it prepares you for law school:
Learn how to:
- Read and Brief Court Opinions
- Prepare for Law School Exams, Including the Best Practices for Learning All the Law You Need to Know for Your Exams
- Write exams using the IRAC form
- Conquer your workload, time, and stress in law school
Experience the Socratic Method by participating in simulated law school classes taught by law professors
Write a Contracts Essay Exam and Debrief the Experience
Discover the Benefits of Study Groups and How to Make Sure Your Groups are Productive and not Dysfunctional
Begin to build a Network of other Successful Law Students
More information including scholarship details are here: https://cleoinc.org/programs/plsi/
Shelley Sayward is Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Casella Waste Systems, Inc. in Rutland, Vermont. She received her B.A. from Middlebury College in 1996 and launched into an eight year career in sales and marketing before commencing a four year law clerkship program in the State of Vermont.
Shelley has held multiple roles in the Casella legal department and became a member of the Vermont Bar in 2008. She received her SHRM-SCP and SPHR designation in April 2015 and is the Legislative and Government Affairs Director on the SHRM Vermont State Council.
She is on campus as part of the Geology Field Guide event! Read more below, including the link to sign up for a 1:1 chat with her on Tuesday morning.
Alumni will be on campus to share their path and professional life with students to help them think broadly about their Geology major and a variety of different career paths. Events are February 18 and 19, 2019.
What did they do at Middlebury and what are they doing now?
Find out at these events!
Monday, February 18, 2019
Alumni Panel and Dinner, 6:00 p.m.
Atwater Dining Hall
Reserve your spot, RSVP in Handshake!
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
1:1 Alumni Chats, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Adirondack House – Click the alumni names below to SELECT A SLOT for a 1:1 conversation.
Click here to learn more about our alumni panelists!
You don’t have to be a Geology major to meet with these alumni.
Click on their names below to sign up for 1:1 appointments in Handshake.
- Supriti Jaya Ghosh ’12 – Senior Maritime Policy Advisor, US Committee on the Marine Transportation System
- Nora L. Greenglass ’03 – Attorney at the Office of General Counsel, US Environmental Protection Agency
- Christopher Rodgers ’06 – Senior Solutions Architect, Clearion (Christopher is not available for 1:1 appointments.)
- Shelley Sayward ’96 – VP and Assistant General Counsel, Casella Waste Systems
This is a unique opportunity for current students to hear from Middlebury alumni at the top of their fields about how to build a successful and gratifying career.
CCI has $1000 and $3000 grants available for students with unpaid summer internships!
Funding Application Deadline: April 14.
You must have secured and accepted your internship before applying for funding. Requirements include an essay, budget, funding agreement, and approved resume.
Don’t wait; visit Quick Questions for resume approval.
An appointment to discuss your plans with a CCI advisor is required for First-Year Explore applicants and strongly encouraged for all other applicants. CCI appointments and resume approvals must be complete by April 7.
Instructions, forms, and Frequently Asked Questions are available at go/summerfunding.
All funding applications will be reviewed after April 14. Funding notifications will be emailed on May 1.
Need help with your internship search? Did you know there are over 1700 paid and unpaid internship on Handshake?
See CCI’s Top 10 Tips for Finding an Internship, visit
Quick Questions, or make an appointment with a CCI advisor.
CCI can’t wait to hear about your summer plans!
Hudson Institute Political Studies offers a fellowship in political theory and practice to college students and recent graduates. All students participate free of charge, are given complimentary housing in Washington, D.C. at Georgetown University, and receive a stipend of $3,000.
Application instructions here: https://app.hudsonpoliticalstudies.org/intro
Deadline is Monday, February 18 and it does ask for a letter of recommendation due on Feb 22. So act now if interested!
Hamilton Project interns will gain exposure to a broad set of policy topics while developing their analytical thinking and writing skills. Applicants should expect a range of responsibilities, broadly defined under the following categories:
General research and writing
Interns will assist with short-term research and other projects. Examples include research for policy memos, blog posts, or other Hamilton Project work products. In addition, interns will be expected to analyze data and create graphs for the Hamilton Project economic analyses, policy memos, presentations and other items.
Working with the Hamilton Project policy team, interns will help research potential topics and authors for future Hamilton Project work.
Interns will work with the Hamilton Project’s outreach and communications team in promoting the Project’s proposals.
Interns may help prepare materials for events and work at various aspects of the event, such as registration.
The contact for this opportunity is a Midd alum. Check it out and apply now in Handshake here. Deadline is Feb 28