The DC Summer Mentorship Program, a 5-year collaboration between Middlebury in DC and the Middlebury College Center for Careers and Internships (CCI), is a summer program intended to complement your internship in any industry in Washington, DC. Each student enrolled is assigned an alumni mentor in their chosen industry. The program consists of one-on-one meetings with your alumni advisor as well as workshops, panel discussions and an important networking event for Middlebury students and alums in Washington.
Application deadline: Rolling admission but please try to enroll by May 15 so there is sufficient time to find you a mentor.
Students interning in Washington in a wide variety of industry will receive an alumni mentor in their industry that will guide and advise them on career choices.
During the summer DC Midd Mentor students will come together for a series of workshops:
- Interviewing Workshop
- Resume and Cover letter writing workshop
- Major networking event with Middlebury alums.
- Career panels.
2019 Program Dates:
Middlebury in DC will run in June and July.
Any current Middlebury College student even those that have graduated are eligible to apply, regardless of major. This program is open to international students.
To Apply: https://forms.gle/XyNoRsN1xq52X76X6
CapitolWorks, a collaboration between Middlebury in DC and the Middlebury College Center for Careers and Internships (CCI), is a summer program intended to complement your internship on Capitol Hill and allow Middlebury students to put theory into practice by learning first hand, how federal policy is developed in the United States.
The program consists of workshops and panel discussions and other program activities during the summer outside of their internships. Program activities will be led by Middlebury alumni holding important positions on and around Capitol Hill. Contacts with Middlebury alumni are an important part of the program and each intern accepted to this program will automatically be enrolled in the DC Midd Mentor Program and be assigned an alumni mentor. CapitolWorks Program participants will receive a $100 metro card from CCI.
Application deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time. Students should not apply to participate in CapitolWorks until you have already secured your Washington, DC-based internship. Space is very limited! If accepted you will also be automatically enrolled in the DC Mentorship Program as well.
Students will intern at a wide array of Senate and House offices. All offices must be located in Washington, DC. Program participants must be independently accepted at one of these internships in order to participate in this program.
During the summer CapitolWorks students will come together three times to meet with a Middlebury alumni professional working in and around Capitol Hill. These days will include a combination of:
- In-depth analysis of the legislative process on Capitol Hill
- The roll of lobbyists in public policy
- Career conversations with experienced Middlebury alumni on Capitol Hill
2019 Program Dates:
CapitolWorks will run in June and July. The exact start date depends on each congressional office. (Only students who can participate in June and July should apply.)
CapitolWorks students will be awarded a $100 metro card.
Any current Middlebury College student that is not a graduating senior and wishes to learn about how the federal government of the United States works is invited to apply, regardless of major. CapitolWorks is open to international students.
Academic credit is not granted for participation in CapitolWorks.
To Apply: https://forms.gle/izoRZddpciUxQf8q9
If you’re interested in staying local, this is a small office where you can learn a lot and use some new skills.
Spend two years with our firm as our office manager/legal intern. In addition to carrying out all of the administrative tasks necessary to run the office, you will have daily contact with existing and potential clients. You will be involved with immigration, criminal and domestic cases from start to finish.
As the first point of contact with our firm, you will be the initial confidante for distressed clients reaching out to us. Opportunities will arise for you to increase your law-related research and writing responsibilities depending on your capabilities.
Legal tasks include gathering information from clients; preparing drafts of forms; organizing discovery in files; tracking cases; drafting correspondence; drafting fee agreements; drafting motions; collecting documents from courts and filing documents with courts; and performing electronic document searches and research.
Here is a late breaking opportunity if you’re still looking for something interesting to do this summer!
Under the guidance from the Director of Middlebury in DC and the Executive Director of the Washington, DC, office of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), the intern will help with event management and logistical support for programs held in the Washington, DC, office organized by Middlebury College, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and CNS staff. There will also be opportunities to conduct research and write timely analyses and other publications related to CNS’s work on weapons of mass destruction issues.
Learn more about the activities of the DC office here.
And click HERE to apply!!
Reavis Page Jump LLP seeks a litigation Paralegal/Legal Assistant to work with our attorneys in a high-quality, collaborative law office in New York. The Paralegal/Legal Assistant is expected to be involved in a range of work in litigation, arbitration and mediation (primary support role), including in the fields of:
- Employment and labor law;
- Intellectual property, media (television and film), trademark and copyright matters;
- General corporate and business matters; and
- Other practice areas as needed.
Reavis Page Jump LLP is a law firm founded by a diverse group of accomplished attorneys who formerly practiced with some of the world’s largest and most recognized law firms and have realized the benefits – to our clients and ourselves – of operating in a smaller firm setting. The hands-on management and collegial environment at Reavis Page Jump LLP enhance the quality of service provided to our clients, to serve them more efficiently and collaboratively and with an exceptionally high level of attention.
Our attorneys possess a breadth of expertise beyond the practice of law. The range of our experience includes government service, non-profit organization involvement, and public and private company management. Our lawyers have served as corporate executives, heads of government agencies, board members, investment bankers, organization managers and media producers. Our attorneys have had firsthand leadership experience in fields ranging from technology and the arts to real estate and financial services.
A hallmark of our firm is to encourage our colleagues to apply their talents to the areas that interest them most, and to enrich the firm with the complementary benefits of relevant business, government, non-profit and personal experience.
This came our way and wanted to share the opportunity:
The Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton is now accepting applications for summer interns to join our New York City office. The internship will run from May to August, though start and end dates are negotiable, and require a minimum of 12 hours per week. Undergraduate students of all majors are encouraged to apply.
Interns will provide support to our staff, assisting our work on a wide range of projects. Work will include but will not be limited to: compiling press clips, monitoring social media, conducting research, drafting correspondence, and assisting with office management.
We are looking for interns with:
• a high level of professionalism and discretion
• strong research and writing skills
• the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
• strong interpersonal communication skills
• a diligent work ethic and a sense of conscientiousness
• enthusiasm, dedication, and a positive attitude
The internship is unpaid.
To apply, please submit a résumé, cover letter, writing sample, and at least one reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put your cover letter in the body of the email with your reference(s) listed below it, and attach your résumé and writing sample as PDF files. In your cover letter, please be sure to detail your availability.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
The Justice Collaborative is a team of legal experts, researchers, and media strategists collaborating across a collection of strategically aligned projects to advance criminal justice reform. We supply deep legal and policy expertise to organizations throughout the country to cut through the complexity and confusion of local, state, and federal laws and procedures that make up our criminal justice system. Our goal is to transform our deeply flawed criminal system so that it’s grounded in human dignity and restraint.
The Justice Volunteers , a project of The Justice Collaborative (TJC), is a volunteer task force dedicated to researching a variety of key criminal justice issues. The work done by The Justice Volunteers is incredibly valuable to TJC’s goal of holding elected officials in the criminal justice
system accountable, advocating for reform-minded policies across the country, and researching and amplifying important local issues related to criminal justice reform.
The College Student Research Team will work remotely and be primarily supervised by Molly Bernstein. Almost all of this work is done online and is designed to be as flexible as possible to allow team members to work whenever their schedule permits. However, it is expected that members will work at least 3 hours per week.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested students should submit their resume and a cover letter to Molly Bernstein at email@example.com with the subject line “College Student Research Team Applicant.” In the cover letter, applicants should be sure to note which element(s) of the TJC Blueprint most align with their interests and/or past experiences.
As a program designed to maximize flexibility, we encourage applicants to apply as ongoing members of the College Student Research Team; however, students are welcome to apply more specifically for a summer, semester, or year-long position and should indicate their preferred time frame in the application’s cover letter.
Are you a sophomore/sophomore Feb woman? Applications for Middlebury College’s fourth cohort of the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network are being accepted now! With funding and inspiration from the late Helen Gurley Brown’s foundation, the Pussycat Foundation, BOLD focuses on facilitating opportunities for women’s career development and networking through scholarship funding, programming, and post-graduation fellowships.
If you are interested in applying for the BOLD Scholarship, please do so by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
A complete application consists of this form and a copy of your unofficial transcript and a photo sent firstname.lastname@example.org. The criteria candidates must meet to be considered for the BOLD scholarship are:
● Junior standing (as of Fall 2019); Class of 2021 or 2021.5
● Students who identify as women
● Full-time enrollment
● Good academic standing
● Exceptional leadership ability
● Demonstrated ability to work well in groups
● BOLD Scholars are required to reside on campus for the duration of the official programming (Spring2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021); students studying abroad in Fall 2019 may apply. BOLD Scholars who will be on campus in Fall 2019 may participate in unofficial programming in the first semester.
From the pool of all applicants, finalists will be invited for individual half-hour interviews on Thursday, May 9, 2019 sometime 4:30-7pm so please save that date/time window. The Middlebury cohort of 7 women will be selected by early summer 2019.
Feel free to email BOLD Director Elaine Orozco Hammond with any questions.
Sarah is a Senior Research Associate and Project Manager at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at MIIS in California. She’ll be on campus April 25 and 26 and is happy to talk with you. Bring your questions and curiosity!
Her areas of research include US-Soviet and US-Russia nonproliferation cooperation, as well as nonproliferation and disarmament diplomacy. She earned her BA in Russian from Wellesley College. She also holds an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
These times are informal slots for you to ask questions and have a casual conversation about her career path and talk about common interests, including in all things Russia and nonproliferation.
Sign up HERE
Join the webinar on Tuesday, April 23 at 8 pm
What does it take to stand out in the law school admissions process? Most applicants just focus on their GPA and LSAT score. Yes, these numbers are crucial. But admissions officers at top law schools are looking for more. Those numbers don’t paint a complete picture of who you are as an applicant and, more importantly, who you are as a person.
We’re ready to share what law school admissions officers really hope to see. Watch our webinar and we’ll take you behind the scenes!
During this presentation, we will cover:
-Key factors admissions officers consider when deciding which applicants get accepted
-Ways to make the story of your application a memorable one
-How applicants are compared in the admissions process
-Do’s and don’ts for the law school personal statement
-Action points for writing a legal style resume
-Strategies for your letters of recommendation
Join Joel Butterly, Co-Founder and CEO of InGenius Prep (JD, Yale Law School; BA: Dartmouth College), for our FREE webinar on 4/23 at 8pm EST!