Learning Lecture at the Recycle Center

Today’s Staff Council (in concert with Faculty Council-thanks for the help!) was at the David W. Ginevan Recycling Center.  We learned all about how Middlebury diverts a large portion of our waste out of the stream, and how staff can best help. Here’s the top 5 tips-

Separate shredding paper

Keep the food out of recycling-use the compost bins (don’t have one? Call! x3087)

Paper towels and tissues are not recycling they are trash

Dog poop in a building keep in separate container

Rinse containers before sorting

Here’s some pictures of the facility, for those of you that couldn’t make it. Don’t forget our next learning lecture, at the Biomass plant May 2nd from 11:45-1:00, pizza again provided.

The outside of the Center

Inside the Reuse trailer-where Students, Faculty and Staff can come get used items for home or office

The Main sorting floor in the center

The one sort hopper-all recycling gets sorted out of the waste stream and put into here

Kim Bickham-Supervisor, Waste Management

Women on the Buy-Side

The Center for Careers and Internships and Midd Women on Wall Street (Midd WOW) will co-host Women on the Buy-Side panel discussion.

Our panelists will engage in a lively discussion and provide advice for Middlebury women who want to build and navigate a rewarding career with buy-side firms or in the broader financial services industry.

Panelists will include:

  • Pam Czekanski ’81, P’18, P’20 – Associate Director of Client Service and Vice President at Loomis, Sayles & Company
  • Beth Ann Day ‘P21 – Managing Director, Chief Talent Officer, and Global Associate Director of Research at Bernstein
  • Sandhya Douglas ’93 – Partner, Senior Managing Director, COO, Investments at Wellington Management Company

Please RSVP that you will attend here.

Summer Internships and Free Housing at Charter House!

Charter House Coalition is seeking Middlebury College students interested in volunteering for part time summer internships in our Farm-To-Table and Community Meal Programs in return for living at Charter House for free.  Interns may volunteer for any three week or longer period between May 20 and September 8.  The interns will work closely with our Farm-To-Table leadership team and two interns who are part of the Privilege and Poverty Internship Program.  Through this volunteer internship students will gain direct experience in: (1) how a volunteer non-profit provides essential support for those living in poverty; (2) vegetable farming and processing; (3) staffing and managing emergency meal programs for food insecure individuals and families; (4) the management of a volunteer non-profit organization.

The internships can be tailored to fit 10 – 40 hours of volunteering per week.  The intern will be provided free housing at Charter House and will have access to produce from the gardens and the kitchen at Charter House.  The primary work locations are Charter House at 27 North Pleasant Street and our community garden on the grounds of Porter Hospital.

Charter House Coalition has provided volunteer internships for over 50 Middlebury College students over the past 9 years.  The summer internships are successful because the work opportunity is meaningful and students enjoy sharing their summer with other students while living at Charter House.

The primary prerequisites are that the intern be passionate about poverty alleviation and have a strong interest in working with our farm and food programs.

Interns will be required to provide a $100 deposit returnable at the end of the internship assuming the work commitment is kept and there is no damage to the facility.

Interested students should contact Samantha Kachmar.

Environmental Jobs for Seniors (not in Handshake)

For those of you who are environmentally-minded, California Environmental Associates (CEA) does a tremendous job of promoting opportunities with ENGO’s and Foundations that they collaborate with and partner. As such, keep this CEA job link handy for a full viewing of all their opportunities. In the meanwhile, check out 2 jobs that one of our recent alumni at EDF tipped us off to:

Coordinator, Communications


Job Type: Full Time
Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
About the Organization CLASP’s mission is to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances & equipment we use every … see more

Program Associate – Prize Alumni Relations

Goldman Environmental Foundation

Job Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California
The Goldman Environmental Foundation was established by Richard & Rhoda Goldman in 1989 to honor and inspire grassroots environmental activism … see more

Hot EDUCATION Internship & Job Opportunities in Handshake : Deadlines Week of 4/23-30


Teaching Positions at RePublic Schools – due 4/24

Teach at a charter school in Nashville, TN or Jackson, MS.


3rd to 5th Grade ELA Teacher: Austin at IDEA Public Schools – due 4/2


Admissions Counselor at St. Andrew’s – Sewanee School – due 4/27

Join the Admissions team of a private high and middle school in Sewanee, Tennessee.


Training Services Intern at Success Academy Charter Schools – due 4/27

Spend your summer working with the Education Institute team at Success Academy Charter Schools in New York City.


Research and Evaluation Coordinator at uAspire – due 4/27

uAspire provides college affordability advice to students and families in order to change the college affordability landscape.


Various Positions at Iowa Campus Compact – due 4/28

Join a team focused on service-learning and improving education for those from low-income backgrounds.


Research Technician at Brandeis University – due 4/30

Join an interdisciplinary team of scientists.


Summer Internship at US Department of Education – 4/30


Math Teacher at Kents Hill School – due 4/30

Join the staff of a private school in Kents Hill, Maine.


Fellowship at CFES Brilliant Pathways – due 4/30

Recent college grads can apply for this paid fellowship at a national education nonprofit.


French-Speaking Preschool Teacher at Teddy Bear Club – due 4/30

Apply to work at this bilingual preschool in Newton, MA.


Teaching Fellow at Breakthrough Atlanta – due 4/30

Consider applying for this nine-week teaching residency in Atlanta.


AmeriCorps Instructor at Education Outside – due 4/30

Apply for this position if you are passionate about working with kids, the environment, and making a difference in public schools.


Urban Teachers Resident – due 4/30

Join Urban Teachers in Baltimore, Washington DC, or Dallas/Fort Worth.


Administrative Program Coordinator at Bryn Mawr College – due 4/30

Spend a year in Bryn Mawr, PA, working in the Leadership, Innovation, and the Liberal Arts Center (LILAC).