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HOT Handshake SOCIAL IMPACT Internships & Jobs Week of 2/18-2/25

There are lots of SOCIAL IMPACT jobs and internships in Handshake this week – click HERE. Take the time and pay attention to the upcoming deadlines! If you have any questions about your resume and cover letters, stop by the CCI for a Quick Question — no appointment needed.

REMINDER: PCA spring semester hours are as follows:

Regular Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday in Adirondack House 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday in Adirondack House 10:00-4:00 p.m.

Campus Hours

  • Mondays in Hillcrest Lounge 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays in Ross Fireside Lounge 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays in the Anderson Freeman Center 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays in the Squash Lobby 1:00-4:00 p.m.

*** IF YOU ARE GOING TO APPLY FOR FUNDING FOR AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP FOR THIS SUMMER YOU ARE REQUIRED TO GET YOUR RESUME APPROVED BY A PCA.

On President’s Day, We Celebrate The Guardian of the Presidency

It is Presidents Day – a time to repost my traditional column commemorating the late, great Richard E. Neustadt. This year the post seems particularly timely, given President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency in order to free up money to fund construction of a wall along the United States’ southern border with Mexico. Although […]

Want to share your intercultural interests with local high school students?

Join Language in Motion – an educational collaboration that connects Middlebury’s international, study abroad, and upper level language students with local high school, middle school, and elementary school teachers, students, and classrooms.

With support and training, Middlebury College students prepare and deliver lessons and activities that promote global awareness, intercultural competence, and world language acquisition.

Sound interesting?

We’re accepting 15 new presenters for the spring semester.  The short and simple application is due this Wednesday – February 20.

Feel free to contact Kristen Mullins with any questions – or stop by during our information drop-in hour from 7:15 – 8:15 pm today (Monday, 2/18) at the Center for Community Engagement Office at 20 Old Chapel Road (across from the Service Building).  Note: you do not need to come to the drop-in hour to apply.

HOT Handshake EDUCATION Internships & Jobs Week of 2/18-2/25

There are lots of jobs and internships in Handshake this week – click HERE. Take the time and pay attention to the upcoming deadlines! If you have any questions about your resume and cover letters, stop by the CCI for a Quick Question — no appointment needed.

REMINDER: PCA spring semester hours are as follows:

Regular Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday in Adirondack House 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday in Adirondack House 10:00-4:00 p.m.

Campus Hours

  • Mondays in Hillcrest Lounge 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays in Ross Fireside Lounge 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays in the Anderson Freeman Center 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays in the Squash Lobby 1:00-4:00 p.m.

*** IF YOU ARE GOING TO APPLY FOR FUNDING FOR AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP FOR THIS SUMMER YOU ARE REQUIRED TO GET YOUR RESUME APPROVED!

Middlebury Social Impact Corps: Gain Knowledge & Skills for Purposeful Careers in Global Social Impact – DEADLINE 2/20

The Middlebury Social Impact Corps program connects students to social change with unique global internship opportunities. A select cohort of Middlebury College and MIIS graduate students are chosen and matched with a social enterprise or NGO for a fully funded* eight-week summer internship in the Bahamas (Cape Eleuthera Institute), Peru (Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development), or the United States (Impact Monterey County).

APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Middlebury student applications and detailed internship descriptions can be found on Handshake at the links below:

Cape Eleuthera Institute

Impact Monterey County

Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development

Questions?  Contact Dana Anderson danaa@middlebury.edu

*MSIC is a fully -funded internship program.  Participants are responsible for travel expenses and any other in-country expenses. 

Funding assistance is available for eligible students.

Want to be a great, not a good, teacher? Urban Teachers may be just what you’re seeking.

Want to make a lifetime impact on students in underserved communities?The next deadline for Urban Teachers is Monday Feb 25th!
 
Who We Are
Urban Teachers is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching, and peer supports, we give our teachers the skills needed to improve outcomes for students in high-need communities in Baltimore, DC, and Dallas/Fort Worth. By doing so, our teachers are changing the lives of the students, families, and communities they serve, as well as their own. 

What You Need To Know
The next application deadline for Urban Teachers is Monday, February 25th; apply here today! The application should only take about 20-30 minutes to complete!

Applying is not committing, so if you’re interested in this program, we recommend applying by the 25th. Why? Because the sooner you apply, the more likely you are to receive your first choice of city placement (Baltimore, D.C., or Dallas/Fort Worth). AND the sooner you’ll hear back from our admissions team: Wouldn’t it be nice to have a guaranteed job by the time March Madness rolls around?
 
If you have any questions about the Urban Teachers program, the application process, or anything at all, please don’t hesitate to email the Northeast recruiter, Torin Peterson, at torin.peterson@urbanteachers.org, or you can schedule a call with Torin here.

We very much look forward to receiving your application by February 25th!

Weekly Web Updates – February 18, 2019

Updates

Fixes and Tweaks

  • WordPress: added documentation of issues and workarounds for Gutenberg editor.
  • WordPress: Fixed fatal errors in TwentySixteen theme that prevented some sites from loading.

Ongoing Work

  • Creating a new “Offices” site for institution-wide anchor functions.
  • Creating new Drupal 8 sites for our schools and programs.
  • Upgrading the Course Hub to Drupal 8.
  • Improvements to the Service Catalog.