Author Archives: Tracy Himmel Isham

Hot Handshake SOCIAL IMPACT Jobs & Internships Week of 11/11/19-11/18/19

Over 200 Nonprofit sector jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.

Over 150 Environmental Services/Energy/Forestry jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.

Over 50 International Affairs jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.

Fifteen NGO/International Development jobs & internships in Handshake. Click HERE to review the opportunities that I have sorted by “application deadline date”.

Down to Earth: Nourishing Change in the Champlain Valley

Friday, November 15, Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center, 9:00a – 12:30pm

Imagine a perennial future by joining the 2nd annual Conversations in Ag and Culture Conference on regeneration, reciprocity, relationship, and recovery in the Champlain Valley and beyond.  Down to Earth: Nourishing Change in the Champlain Valley will feature keynote speaker Dr. Aubrey Streit Krug, director of The Land Institute’s Ecosphere Studies Program, as well as a panel representing the five spheres of the New Perennials Project: Food & Agriculture, Creative Arts, Education, Faith, and Healing Arts. There will also be time during the program for attendees’ input – your creativity, stories, and ideas will be welcome.  

Sponsored by Franklin Environmental Center, New Perennials Project at Middlebury, and the Environmental Studies Program.

Sustainability in Practice: Field Trip to Bee’s Wrap

RSVP to Visit Bee’s Wrap and Co-Op Team 
Date: Thursday, November 14th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (meet at the ADK at 2:50 p.m. for transportation)
The Innovation Hub’s Vermont Ventures Trip program and the Sustainability Solutions Lab invite you to an afternoon dedicated to learning more about local enterprises dedicated to sustainability. We will first visit the Bee’s Wrap factory in town, meet the team and learn about their eco-friendly food storage product and their growth as a B-Corp company. We will end our trip at the Middlebury Co-Op where we will talk to representatives over some yummy Co-Op snacks provided by us. Transportation will be provided. RSVP here. If you have any questions, please contact Meron Benti at mbenti[at]middlebury,edu.

Using Life Design Strategies for Midd & Beyond

How Many Lives Are You?

You’re in your “Odyssey Years” — these important years are where you explore who you are going to be as an emerging adult. This Studio workshop will use Stanford Life Design Lab techniques to support you to create, explore, and try out your many possible futures! We’ll teach you how to think like a designer, and build a life you love DURING and AFTER Middlebury.

In this Studio, you’ll:

  • Create thoughtful visions of your future
  • Share your visions with classmates
  • Imagine how to create prototypes of your ideas at Middlebury and beyond
  • Get feedback that helps you further clarify your plan(s)

RSVP via Handshake here.

Join us: Friday, November 15th, 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the CCE Living Room (20 Old Chapel Road)

Teaching and Coaching Opportunities in Independent Schools

INFO SESSION with John King of Plan a Head

Monday, November 11th 2019

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Hillcrest, The Orchard Rm 103

Interested in learning more about becoming a Teacher, Coach, or Administrator? John King, Director of PLAN A HEAD, LLC will share his perspective and advice on what it takes to be an inspirational teacher and mentor and how to find job opportunities that match your talents and interests.

PLAN A HEAD, Independent School teacher counsel and placement services, is beginning its 15th year interviewing candidates, introducing them to independent secondary, middle and elementary school teacher and administrator opportunities. We, former Heads of schools, help our candidates get interviews and job offers to join the many independent school communities in the northeast and nationally. We do our best to remain abreast of employment opportunities in independent schools, especially those located in New England. We are in regular contact with school representatives. We also assist a group of candidates considering education as a new career direction. The range and diversity of our candidates is ever expanding. PLAN A HEAD has successfully placed more than 200 educators in 75 different schools.

Down to Earth: Nourishing Change in the Champlain Valley – 11/15

We invite you to our 2nd annual conference — Down to Earth: Nourishing Change in the Champlain Valley – ag and culture in conversation — Friday, November 15th from 9 am to 12:30 pm at Middlebury College, Wilson Hall in McCullough (Student Center), Old Chapel Road, Middlebury, Vermont.

This year’s conference program includes:

  • Keynote talk “Caring for the Ecosphere” by Aubrey Streit Krug, PhD, The Land Institute
  • Panel Discussion with representatives of the five Community Spheres of the New Perennials Project in Vermont’s Champlain Valley:

Agriculture/Food Systems:  Corie Pierce, co-founder of Bread and Butter Farm

Creative Arts: Nancy Winship Milliken, artist working with elements of nature as a way to consider ecological questions in the present

Education:  Matt Schlein, director of The Walden Project and founder of The Willowell Foundation

Faith:  Sister Gail Worcelo, Green Mountain Monastery

Healing Arts: Thomas Jackson, LCSW, psychotherapist and faculty member at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine

  • Participation in breakout conversations – you will get a chance to spend time talking and sharing with others in the community spheres that interest you and that are relevant to your work

We look forward to having you with us on the 15th.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.   Please also feel free to share the conference information with your network!

If you have 6 minutes before the 15th, please have a look at the video we made about last year’s conference Nourishing Change in Ag and Culture – a conversation by clicking here