So you’ve heard of an internship. You’re thinking of doing one. But where?
How about at a startup? New School University student Danielle Small has some great reasons to pursue an internship at a startup – ten reasons, to be exact. Constant inspiration, flexibility, no bureaucracy, free food… the list goes on. After interning at a startup herself, Danielle “quickly found out that this wasn’t a traditional internship filled with coffee runs, but it was a crash course in what it takes to be an entrepreneur.”
Check out the whole story – 10 Reasons Every College Student Should Intern at a Startup.
Convinced? Ready to find an internship at a startup? Start at Mojo, Midd’s first stop in finding an internship. go/mojo
To learn more about these positions or to apply, visit MOJO today!
1. Y.O.U.’s Inspire Fellows Program at Youth Organization Umbrella in Evanston, IL
Deadline to Apply: April 27
This fellowship is intended for leaders who are interested in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that offers a hands-on introduction to the fields of positive youth development, education, and non-profit management. Inspire Fellows serve as workshop leaders and counselors for Y.O.U.’s 9-week summer program. Fellows are chosen to develop and facilitate specific workshops in one of three areas: arts and literature, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), or recreational activities. Additionally, all fellows help lead discussions and workshops on life skills topics. *Although this internship is unpaid, you can apply for funding from Middlebury at go/summerfunding.
2. Paid First to the Top Fellowship at the Tennessee Department of Education in Nashville, TN
Deadline to Apply: May 31
The fellowship is designed to provide students disciplines with an opportunity to play an integral role in the innovative and ambitious work taking place at the Tennessee Department of Education and across the state. Each fellow will be matched with a top leader in the department to work on essential projects tied to “First to the Top” goals. Potential examples include: designing a competition and forum for high-performing and fast-improving schools to share their strongest practices with schools struggling in similar areas; developing a state-wide principal training academy model; and helping develop training and support for Common Core implementation.
3. Paid Summer Community Intern at The Dream Program in Winooski, VT
Deadline to Apply: May 1
DREAM is a youth-based Village Mentoring organization. We build communities of families and college students that empower children from affordable housing neighborhoods to recognize their options, make informed decisions, and achieve their dreams. Summer Community Interns work with a young, passionate group of people to provide awesome summer programming to children ages five to eighteen living in affordable housing communities across Vermont. Each intern is responsible for programming with housing communities in a region, but also collaborates with other communities outside their region. In addition to developing and implementing children’s programming, each intern also works closely with families to build and support strong community relationships.
Food Systems Intern
APPLICATION DEADLINE:MONDAY, APRIL 9
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit environmental education center, 1,400-acre working farm, and National Historic Landmark. Our mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic for a sustainable future.
The Food Systems Internship will provide hands-on opportunities to experience diverse aspects of food production and food system education from farm to table.
The intern will participate in the breadth of Farm to School education activities including the Summer Institute with Vermont FEED (Food Education Every Day), a National Farm to Cafeteria conference in Burlington, as well as a diversity of summer youth programs.
The intern will also help with research related to food system planning and development. Additional activities also include hands-on experience in organic gardening, dairy operations, cheese making and farm-based education programs.
APPLY ON MOJO TODAY!
There are some awesome opportunities for Internships in the Common Good offered through Middlebury this summer. Below are a few fast-approaching internship deadlines that come to mind as a sampling. Go to go/MOJO to find out more:
These are ones with deadlines over Spring Break:
…and many, many more with news ones being added daily!
If you head over to MOJO, you’ll notice that there are a bunch of internships this summer that offer hands-on teaching experience for students interested in the field of education. Many are paid and even provide full-time boarding! Here’s just a sampling of what’s available on MOJO right now–be sure to check out MOJO for more information.
1. Faculty Intern at Loomis Chaffee Summer Program in Windsor, CT–PAID
Deadline to Apply: February 6
The Loomis Chaffee Summer Program Faculty Interns are paired with a teaching faculty member to sit in on classes, observe, help plan, help grade homework, teach some classes. Interns also serve as an adviser for a few students, coach afternoon recreational activities, and chaperon weekend excursions. The Faculty Intern position includes a competitive salary, dormitory housing, and all meals.
2. Museum Education Summer Intern at the Art Institute of Chicago–PAID
Deadline to Apply: February 1
Interning at the Art Institute of Chicago involves participating in a full range of educational programs serving all ages. Responsibilities include leading daily gallery tours for school and community groups from grade levels Pre-K-12; leading studio art activities for school groups; leading gallery talks for adult audiences; participating in research and writing projects.
3. Summer Programs Teaching Intern at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT–PAID
Deadline to Apply: February 2
The teaching intern program affords college students the opportunity to gain classroom experience under the supervision of a senior teacher. Interns assist two different teachers in two different courses and serve as a house adviser for 8-10 students.
4. Teaching Intern Position at The Taft School in Watertown, CT–PAID
Deadline to Apply: February 1
Each intern at The Taft School works with a senior teacher in one or two classes, beginning as an observer and eventually teaching independently. Through responsibilities across the school, interns experience each facet of boarding school faculty life, enabling them to make more informed decisions regarding their future in the teaching profession.
Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity organized by Midd Professor Jonathon Miller-Lane in Education Studies! Apply today on MOJO for this internship, and check out other Winter Term options. If you already registered for a J Term class–no worries! You’ll just need to apply for credit for your internship on MOJO and then fill out an add/drop card. For more information on interning during J Term go to go/wtintern
Paid Urban Education Internship at the Paul Cuffee School in Providence, RI
Deadline to apply: Dec. 2nd
This internship provides teaching and learning opportunities at the Paul Cuffee School in Providence, RI. The Paul Cuffee School is a public charter school, currently serving 625 students in grades K-10. The majority of the school population is from the city of Providence; most are students of color and live below the poverty level and for many English is a second language. The school is one of the top performing charter schools in the state and is a model for urban school reform initiatives.
For Winter 2012 (Jan 9-Feb 3), two Middlebury students can participate. During the term, each student will be assigned to work as an intern with a classroom teacher in the elementary, middle school or high school program. Tasks will vary but may include: observing classes, tutoring, directing small-group work, working with special education students, working in the computer lab and working with outreach programs.
Local housing will be facilitated through Middlebury alumni.
|Assistant to the Executive Director — Winter Term Intern||Vermont Institute on the Caribbean acting for Colegio Mundo Feliz||
|Winter Term ’10 Intern and Advocate||WomenSafe||
|Winter Term ’10 EMT-B Course participant||University of Vermont, IREMS||
|Winter Term ’10 Intern and Assistant to Program Coordinator||Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports||
|Winter Term ’10 World Camp Volunteer||World Camp, Inc.||
|Winter Term Charter House Emergency Shelter Intern||Middlebury Transitional Care Coalition/Charter House||
|Winter Term Financial Stability/Employer based AEITC project||United Way of Addison County||
|Winter Term Hunger Action intern||Presbytery of Philadelphia||
|Winter Term Intern||Center for Biological Diversity||
|Winter Term Intern – Shelter Assistant||John Graham Shelter||
|Winter Term Practicum: Challenges to Peacebuilding–Sierra Leone||Monterey Institute of International Studies||
|Winter Term Sustainability Teaching Intern||New Canaan Country School||
|Winter Term Training: Conservation Leadership Practicum (CLP)||Monterey Institute of International Studies||
|Winter Term: Development Project Management Institute (DPMI)||Monterey Institute of International Studies||
|Research Analyst Winter Term Intern||Marketing Evolution||
|Winter Term ’10 Intern||Caromont Farm||
|Winter Term Intern: Programs coordinator||Stride: The Wright Foundation for Female Athletes||
|Democracy for America Internship (Winter or Summer)||Democracy For America||
|Winter Term Programming Intern||WMUD 89.3||
|Winter Term ’10 Intern||National US Arab Chamber of Commerce||
Don’t miss these DEADLINES for
Winter Term Internships inEducation:
Teaching Intern- ESL/ESOL with Biblioteca David Kitson Costa Rica
Goals and teaching methods for English in the setting of Nosara are different from the way foreign languages are taught in the US. We are not teaching reading and writing skills, nor are we after an in-depth understanding of the grammar and structure of English. Our job is to help the local students to communicate with English speakers at whatever level they can reach. DEADLINE: October 9
Teaching Intern with Oasis Center Nashville, TN
The intern will work in concert with the staff of the college access center to work with youth as they explore opportunities in post-secondary education. The intern will work directly with youth to create vision, identify appropriate pathways to higher education, work with extreme social and economic challenges, explain and explore financial aid opportunities, and assist directly with the application processes. DEADLINE: October 20
Vermont Institute on the Caribbean Intern Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
This internship is an opportunity to work closely with the executive director of a growing non-profit organization seeking to strengthen long-term, sustainable, and mutually beneficial ties between communities in the Dominican Republic and Vermont. DEADLINE: October 15
Program Coordinator Intern with Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sport Waitsfield, VT
The Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports internship is designed to provide learning and hands-on experiences to individuals interested in Adaptive Sports, Therapeutic Recreation and Adventure Recreation to gain knowledge and professional experience in these growing fields. Interns are a valuable resource for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports. Over the last few years our internship program has grown and expanded to include summer as well as winter programs. Interns get hands on experience in all aspects of programming, ski and snowboard instructing and event planning. DEADLINE: October 16
Volunteer Intern with World Camp, Inc. Lilongwe, Malawi
World Camp offers a unique international development intern program that allows individuals to make a significant impact by teaching children and teachers over the course of four day educational camps in rural primary schools.
Groups of volunteers perform four day projects teaching the World Camp curriculum which focuses on HIV/AIDS education, environmental awareness, and gender equality to primary school aged children and teachers in identified rural schools. DEADLINE: October 16
See MOJO for more details and application instructions.
Emma received funding through CSO for her unpaid summer internship at the Department of Education in Washington D.C. A similar opportunity is now available with the same supervisor as a Winter Term internship, deadline October 9. Read on to see if this is something that interests you, then apply directly on MOJO.