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Application Deadlines for Hot Handshake Listings 1/22

Hot Handshake Listings 1/22


Group Leader at The Experiment in International Living – due 1/23

Join this summer 2018 program that works on sending students on immersive abroad programs.


Educational Consultant at Elite Scholars of China – due 1/24

Help prepare Chinese high school students to apply for American universities.


Teach English in Indonesia – due 1/26


Associate Director at Georgetown Learning Centers – due 1/26

Work with kids in a fun and relaxing work environment!


Various Teaching Positions at Summit Public Schools – due 1/26

Special Education Teacher 2018-2019

Special Education Teacher in Tacoma, WA


Assistant Teacher at Roots Elementary School – due 1/26

Co-teach with a lead teacher in classes of 20-24 students.


Part-Time Internship at Axiom Learning – due 1/27

Serve in the Greater Boston region as both a faculty member and innovator.


Teaching Fellow at St. Paul’s School – due 1/27


Research and Education Helen Fellow at American Museum of Natural History – due 1/28

A one-year residency for post-baccalaureate underrepresented women to devote time immersed in computational scientific research and educational outreach.


High School Math Teacher at RePublic Schools – due 1/29

Work for a network of high-performing pubic charter schools in Tennessee and Mississippi.

AMAZING Social Impact Consulting 2018 Summer Internship – Deadline 2/4/18

(This opportunity comes to you via a Middlebury alumnae, Emma Hodge ’16)

About Dalberg

Dalberg is committed to global development and innovation, and offers a variety of advisory services across the international development sector. Comprised of Dalberg Advisors, Dalberg Capital, Dalberg Design, Dalberg Data Insights and Dalberg Research, our businesses provide high-level strategic, policy and investment advice to the leadership of key institutions, corporations and governments that are shaping international development. We focus on emerging and frontier markets, tackling topics such as economic development, global health, access to finance, agriculture, energy and the environment, among others. We offer outstanding individuals the opportunity to apply private sector skills to global challenges within an entrepreneurial working environment.

About You

You aspire to become a leader in global development by tackling global issues, from malnutrition to climate change to economic growth, ensuring no population is left behind. You enjoy collaborating with teams while traveling and working across continents and cultures. You excel in solving problems using clear strategic thinking and quantitative and qualitative analysis, and you want to put your skills to work—transforming organizations, advising investors, and shaping new initiatives. You are a committed self- starter with an excellent academic record, leadership roles on campus, a passion for development and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Dalberg has a global footprint with consultants that live and work around the world, creating a network of experience anchored by our offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Dalberg combines ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

o Full-time undergraduate with expected graduation in 2019 or 2020
o Pursuing a degree in Economics, Business, International Relations, Science, Math, Engineering or a related field o Excellent academic record
o Leadership experience on- or off-campus
o Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
o Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral
o Understanding of the political and cultural realities of international organizations or environments

In addition, if you have skills or abilities in the following areas, please be sure to let us know in your application:

o Fluency in spoken and written languages other than English
o Experience with financial analysis, excel, STATA
o In-depth knowledge on specific topics related to Dalberg’s work
o Demonstrated ability to innovate new programs, processes, ideas or initiatives

What You Will Do and How You Will Grow

Undergraduate Interns will join Dalberg project teams supporting our clients to drive the creation of innovative and results-oriented solutions. Interns will work closely with members of a project team and take ownership of key aspects of project work, including leading research and analyses. Interns will be paired with junior staff members who will serve as the interns’ mentors for the duration of the internship. Each intern will also be assigned an advisor who is responsible for the intern’s professional development and growth during their internship. Interns will have regular trainings in consulting skills, communications, business development and specific content areas of interest.

Examples of recent projects that Dalberg consultants have worked on include exploring impact investing opportunities in South Asia, designing innovative financing mechanisms for smallholder farmers in West Africa, creating strategies for more environmentally-friendly cities in Latin America and engaging major corporations on regional development issues.

Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at Dalberg; they are essential to our firm’s success. In addition to providing training, management-level advising, and mentoring, we empower our interns to learn by doing, engaging them as full members of project teams from day one.

About Our Clients

Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We create value for clients focused on social impact by using on-the-ground research and rigorous business analysis to help governments, foundations, international agencies, NGOs, and corporations develop strategies and assess programs in areas such as access to finance, inclusive growth, global health, and energy and the environment. Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, corporations such as Google and Vodafone, multilateral institutions like the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN agencies, and government actors like DFID, USAID, and the Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture.

Join Our Team!

The Undergraduate Intern role is a 10-12 week program, beginning in June 2018 and ending prior to the start of the Fall academic term. The intern will have the opportunity to better understand what full-time employment with Dalberg is like. The current internship offering is for offices in the Africa (Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam), Asia (Mumbai, New Delhi), and the United States (New York, San Francisco, Washington DC).

Please submit your application on our website by 11:59p.m. EST on February 4, 2018 at https://www.dalberg.com/join-our-team/current-openings. Your application should include a resume noting your current GPA and SAT/ACT, transcript and cover letter that discusses your interest in international development and identifies issues that are most pressing to you. We expect to make final decisions regarding intern positions no later than April 1, 2018.


  • –  For opportunities in our Europe offices, please see separate job posting on our website. Potential undergraduate internship opportunities in our MENA offices will be posted shortly.
  • –  All offices will only extend offers to candidates looking for full time positions in the country they complete their internship in.
  • –  Full-time employment in all the Dalberg offices is conditional on the candidate having the requisite authorization to live and work in that country; in the US we will sponsor OPT and will apply for H1B visas for employees in good standing; In Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Dakar, India, Lagos, Johannesburg and Nairobi, this includes Ethiopian, Tanzanian, Senegalese, Indian, Nigerian, South African, Kenya nationals, respectively, and individuals with long-term work permits.

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Creative Confidence Series
Featuring IDEO’s Design for Food Studio
Wednesday January 24, 2018
9:30am PT / 12:30pm ET

RSVP here for this free 45-minute session.

IDEO’s Design for Food studio uses design thinking to tackle complex global food challenges, creating holistic solutions that span product, brand, packaging, services, space and new ventures.

In this Creative Confidence Series chat with Lynda Deakin, Managing Director of IDEO’s Design for Food studio, we’ll discuss the future of food and how design can drive the food system toward sustainable change.

About the Guests

A Partner at IDEO, Lynda Deakin brings eighteen years of experience working with a broad range of food and beverage clients to her work. She is the Managing Director of IDEO’s Design for Food studio, helping companies solve their toughest problems and identify opportunities for growth. Her empathic approach enables clients to address people’s unmet desires and empowers them to tackle a wide variety of design and innovation challenges—from designing the next $100MM product to creating strategic development platforms. Lynda has collaborated with a range of clients, from large food companies such as ConAgra, Whitewave Foods, and The Hershey Company, to smaller start-ups and agents of change that are trying to reshape the future of food. She believes that design is a tool that can help us build a more sustainable food system while changing consumers’ behaviors for the better.

Suzanne, a longtime IDEO partner, led IDEO’s global insights capability, pioneering many of the techniques now at the forefront of how businesses understand human needs. Passionate about helping people bring these techniques to their work, Suzanne founded the IDEO U online learning platform and courses.



Hot HANDSHAKE Listings w/o 12/11: Jobs, Internships, Fellowships

Here are lots of promising opportunities in Handshake, curated by our CCI Intern-extraordinaire, Sarah Karerat ’18:

Winter Term Intern Therapeutic Early Childhood Provider at Addison County Parent Child Center– due 12/15

Work with children this J-Term at the Addison County Parent Child Center in Middlebury.

Office Manager at NAMI Vermont – due 12/15

Serve as a full-time Office Manager to ensure effective administration of day-to-day operations at a statewide volunteer organization of family members, friends, and individuals living with a mental illness.

Training Coordinator at The Trevor Project – due 12/15

Interested in queer issues-related nonprofit work? Support the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.

Field Coordinator at Montana Conservation Corps – due 12/18

Directly support Crew Leaders and Crew Members for adult, youth, and specialty programs in Bozeman, Montana.

Social Media and Communications Intern at International Service for Human Rights – due 12/18

Spend your summer working hands-on with a human rights non-governmental organization.

Privilege & Poverty National SHECP Internship – due 01/18

Applicants who are selected for this internship will become will become a part of a Privilege & Poverty cohort that will prepare together during spring semester, participate in the summer internship, regroup for reflection upon their return to campus, and have options to engage in additional pursuits throughout the academic year.  Internships offered in: Healthcare, Law, Economic Development, Education, Environmental Justice, Housing, Hunger, Women’s Advocacy, Youth Programs, the Arts, and more.


3rd Vermont Ventures Trip w/the Innovation Hub 12/8

The Innovataion Hub wants to loop you into the THIRD Vermont Ventures Trip Announcement!!

Theme: Sustainable Manufacturing Practices
When: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th. 1:30-4:30pm.
Where: Bee’s Wrap, a sustainable food storage company, and May West, a small venture getting into milkweed garment production.

If you’re interested in attending and getting a spot on the bus up to Bristol, ‘like’ the recent post in the Facebook group to reserve a spot in the van. Feel free to message or email Lucy Scott with any questions – lscott[at]middlebury.edu


MiddVentures Community is a student organization, supported by the Middlebury Innovation Hub, that fosters the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation throughout the Middlebury community and around Vermont. go/innohub and go/innonews for more information on all of the programming offered by the Innovation Hub.


Hot EDUCATION Listings w/o 11/27: Jobs, Internships, Fellowships


Here are some of this week’s Handshake internships, jobs and fellowships that might be of interest for you in the areas of education/teaching opportunities. Don’t forget to check out the Career Path Education Top Resources links for many more opportunities in the sectors of education/teaching, administration & outdoor educational opportunities:

Middle School Program Coordinator at Breakthrough New York – due 11/30

Change the lives of NYC middle schoolers by leading the first two years of their path as BTNY students and ensuring their placement into top high schools.

Teach English Abroad in South Korea – due 11/30

Psychology Expeditions Teacher at Summit Public Schools – due 11/30

Kindergarten Teacher at Imagine School in Dayton, OH – due 11/30

Spanish Teaching Assistant at Summit Public Schools in Tacoma, WA – due 12/1

Science Teacher at Mastery Charter Schools – due 12/1

Camp Program Assistant at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain – due 12/1

Work to deliver educational experiences for children participating in ECHO camps for youth grades 1-5.