Tuesday, October 1 at 4:30 pm in Davis Library 201
Learn about fellowships with late fall/winter deadlines: Beinecke, Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), Goldwater, Hollings, PPIA, Rangel Summer Program, Truman, Udall and more. Most of these are only open to sophomores and juniors–but a few (like CLS!) are also open to first-years and seniors. These include awards for graduate study, summer study, and undergraduate study in various fields. See more info and register.
The Innovation Hub is now accepting applications for its J-Term course Middlebury Entrepreneurs. This is a visiting instructor-led winter term course taught by the team at the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET). The goal of the class is to provide student entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge necessary for developing their ideas for a new business, tech company or social organization into a full-fledged startup.
Innovation Hub staff members and Sam Roach-Gerber, one of the instructors from VCET, will be holding an info session on Wednesday, October 2nd at 4.30pm in the Conference Room of the Innovation Hub. Join us if you are interested in learning more about the course or apply now to the course at go/MiddE20. Email Meron Benti ’19 mbenti[at]middlebury.edu if you have any questions in the meantime.
The Projects for Peace program is now accepting proposals for its next cycle of funding. The program, which honors international philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis, invites all current students, including graduating seniors, to submit proposals that address the goal of improving the prospects for peace in the 21st century. The Middlebury project judged to be the most promising and feasible will be funded at $10,000. The Innovation Hub is hosting an info session on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4:30pm in their conference room, located at 118 South Main Street. Students can learn more about this grant and proposal details at go/peace. Please email mbenti[at]middlebury.edu if you have any further questions.
Join us for this unique, Fall Family Weekend opportunity for students to network with parents who have worked to advance the common good—planned or through happenstance —whether through careers in the public, nonprofit, business, or environmental sectors, serving on boards, or volunteering. Whether it’s in public health, public interest law, the government, social services, community development, advocacy for better school lunches, or microfinance, this is an opportunity for our students to interact with professionals (parents!), promoting a deeper understanding of the different sectors while thinking about how to craft a career with a positive social impact.
Join ROC founder Natalie Meyer ‘21 for an information session on Wednesday, September 25th at 7:00 PM in Axinn 229 about this J-term internship for credit opportunity in northern Ghana for 3 weeks and then 1 week in Middlebury. Sign up on Handshake for the event here or contact Natalie at nmeyer[at]middlebury.edu.
CCI’s annual kick off to fall is back!
Part snack break, part Midd2Midd celebration, part CCI party! Featuring Happy Valley apple cider, doughnuts, apples, and special Midd2Midd cookies.
Come learn about CCI and Midd2Midd, and enjoy a quintessential Vermont fall treat.
Join us on the ADK lawn between 3:30 and 5:00 pm.
Middlebury’s Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship and ChangeMaker Program are designed to help students carry out Middlebury College’s mission: “Through a commitment to immersive learning, we prepare students to lead engaged, consequential, and creative lives, contribute to their communities, and address the world’s most challenging problems.”
This fall, the staff of Middlebury’s Social Entrepreneurship Program will select eight sophomores (members of the class of 2022 or 2022.5) to receive up to $7,000 in funding as well as mentoring and work space. The Fellowship and ChangeMaker Program will help these sophomores to grow their personal qualities and to enhance their academic experience at Middlebury.
The application can be found here (GO/SEAPP19) and is due on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 by 11:59 PM (Eastern Time). Questions can be directed to Charlotte Sullivan via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Innovation Hub at 118 South Main Street.
- Read about each major/minor.
- Find reasons you might choose a certain major/minor.
- Review how to translate your learning into professional competencies.
- See some of the many interesting ways Middlebury graduates have applied their liberal arts learning to engage the world.
Application deadline 9/29 at 11:55 p.m.
Looking for a fun and inspiring way to spend part of your fall break? Come meet tech alumni in Boston!
The Center for Careers and Internships and Middlebury Professional Networks are partnering to provide a student ‘Tech Trek’ in Boston, MA on Monday, October 21st.
You will be introduced to alumni working in all areas within tech companies – such as:
- product management
- and new ventures
You will be exposed to real-world professional experiences that will enable you to apply your liberal arts learning while informing your career exploration and other post-graduate planning.
Spend the day visiting with alumni at companies such as Google (one of the Big Four tech companies), Wayfair (a leader in home goods e-commerce), and Cogo Labs (a startup accelerator), and close out the day with a networking reception in the evening.
This trek is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors of all majors!
Want to make a difference in the world, study with globally renowned experts, have paid on-the-job training opportunities, and shorten your future master’s degree program by up to one year?
Spend a semester or a year of study at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and start your master’s degree before you graduate from Middlebury College.
All Middlebury sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible.
Learn all about this unique opportunity at an information session on Thursday, September 19 – TWO sessions are available:
6:15-6:45 in Sunderland 130
6:45-7:15 in Sunderland 130
Study Away students are eligible to take all of the same courses as MIIS graduate students, including more than 50 classes on nonproliferation; terrorism studies; cybersecurity; science and technology; money laundering and terrorism financing; nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons; and new tools and technologies. Download the flyer here.