Looking for a summer internship? Learn strategies for finding or creating the best summer internship for you.
At this session, we will:
- Give you examples on past internships from Midd students.
- Highlight top resources to use in the search process.
- Discuss strategies for creating your own experience.
- Provide an overview of CCI’s GRANT FUNDING available for unpaid internships.
- Help you with the process of narrowing down fields in which to pursue your internship.
We look forward to seeing you and answering all of your questions. Register here or just show up!
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 4:30-5:30 pm. Coltrane Lounge, Adirondack House
Sponsored by CCI!
FirstGEN Fellows is a ten-week summer program in the D.C. area for undergraduate students who are the first in their immediate families to attend an institution of higher education, and who are passionate about pursuing careers in social justice. Each fellow receives a $1,500 stipend. Our mission is to identify, support and advance emerging first generation social justice leaders. The fellowship is a collaborative program by Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and D.C. Office of the National Immigration Law Center, with the Lawyers’ Committee serving as program lead.
More details and application link here. Deadline is February 2, 2018.
Thanks for the folks at US Black Engineer magazine for curating this list! If you are searching for internship opportunities, here are 30 internship programs you should know!
To close out 2017, our colleagues in the Global Health Programs office shared the latest installment of the Global Health Program newsletter, produced and largely written by Dan Cho ‘19.5.
Enjoy! You can download it here.
Civic Education Project – Lead and Inspire Students from Across the Country!
CEP is NOW HIRING! Spend your Spring or Summer creating life-changing experiences for young student leaders!
Lead a group of 12-18 students in service-learning experiences engaging with local activists, leaders and changemakers. Inspire students to consider their leadership capacity through thoughtful reflection and dialogue. Expand your knowledge and skills in service-learning facilitation and tap into a nationwide community of top-tier practitioners and educators. If you are a passionate educator who wants to help develop socially responsible young leaders, then CEP wants YOU! [Read more…]
Here are lots of promising opportunities in Handshake, curated by our CCI Intern-extraordinaire, Sarah Karerat ’18:
Work with children this J-Term at the Addison County Parent Child Center in Middlebury.
Serve as a full-time Office Manager to ensure effective administration of day-to-day operations at a statewide volunteer organization of family members, friends, and individuals living with a mental illness.
Interested in queer issues-related nonprofit work? Support the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.
Directly support Crew Leaders and Crew Members for adult, youth, and specialty programs in Bozeman, Montana.
Spend your summer working hands-on with a human rights non-governmental organization.
Applicants who are selected for this internship will become will become a part of a Privilege & Poverty cohort that will prepare together during spring semester, participate in the summer internship, regroup for reflection upon their return to campus, and have options to engage in additional pursuits throughout the academic year. Internships offered in: Healthcare, Law, Economic Development, Education, Environmental Justice, Housing, Hunger, Women’s Advocacy, Youth Programs, the Arts, and more.
Want to be at the nexus of where technology and clean energy intersect…everyday? Powerhouse is an Oakland based co-working space and seed fund that houses and invests in ‘intelligent energy’ entrepreneurs building software-enabled solutions for the clean energy industry. Their co-working space houses over 100 intelligent energy entrepreneurs and over twenty clean energy startups and organizations. Their seed fund invests in them. Powerhouse supports entrepreneurs building a future powered by clean energy. Since inception, Powerhouse has hosted 50 startups and organizations, invested in 17, and celebrated 5 acquisitions. As of 2016, Powerhouse startups have generated at least $53M in revenue, raised $287M in capital, employed 386 people, and collectively contributed to the installation of 242 MW of solar in the US and abroad.
Powerhouse hosts three signature events each year: Suncode Hackathon, Powerhouse Pavilion & Circle at Intersolar, and New Dawn. They also host Watt It Takes, a monthly event series featuring the personal stories of clean energy entrepreneurs and the companies they’ve built. Powerhouse also partners with corporate leaders to host targeted technology events that connect investors and industry to startups in the Powerhouse community. Collectively, their events touch thousands of clean energy entrepreneurs, investors, and industry executives.
Internship opportunities at Powerhouse offer insight into entrepreneurship, exposure to trends within the clean energy industry, and access to our extensive network of industry executives, investors, and thought-leaders. Submissions from passionate and self-directed applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis.
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to hello[at]powerhouse.solar.
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college graduates to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy.
Scoville Fellows will choose to work with one of the twenty-four organizations participating in the program. With the assistance of the program director, fellows will select a placement which best matches their interests and the needs of the host organization. Participating organizations provide office space and support, supervision and guidance for fellows’ work. With the exception of Congressional lobbying, fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, and organizing that support the goals of their host organization.
The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience by contributing to the efforts of nonprofit, public-interest organizations working on peace and security issues.
Deadline is January 5, 2018. All the details and application are here: http://scoville.org/apply/application-information/
Come learn more about the behind-the-scenes work of grant approval process. United Way is seeking Middlebury College student volunteers to participate in a community grant process as part of an impact team in the area of financial stability. Volunteers will read each grant application, conduct site visits as a group at local organizations, score the applications and recommend funding amounts for the UW board of directors to approve. The work takes approximately 25-35 hours between the last week of January through the last week of March, accommodating for absences over February Break and Spring Break. Enthusiasm, curiosity, and a sense of humor are valued highly! Interested students should send their resume and statement of interest to United Way of Addison County Volunteer Center Coordinator Tracy Corbett, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs develops the next generation of aspiring change makers. Today’s complex urban environments present constantly evolving challenges and opportunities, creating an increasing need for leadership with the ability to forge connections and solve problems across all sectors. Coro Fellows are diverse, talented individuals committed to positive change in their communities throughout their lives and careers. They are emerging innovators in business, policy and government who demonstrate exceptional leadership through their accomplishments, curiosity and civic involvement.
Coro fellowship locations are in high-impact urban cities across the U.S.: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Pittsburgh and St. Louis.
Application to the Coro Fellowship requires submission of a current resume, two essays, two letters of recommendation and a copy of any undergraduate and graduate school transcripts.
Learn more and apply here: http://www.corofellowship.org/ Deadline is January 18, 2018