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Win a $500 Flight Gift Card with CCI’s Tell Your Story Campaign!

The Center for Careers and Internships is having a second annual Tell Your Story Campaign that culminates in a drawing for a $500 flight gift card!

All you have to do to enter is complete your Handshake profile and have your résumé reviewed and approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor (PCA) – (go/PCAs for their drop in hours) to have your résumé reviewed. The earlier you complete your profile and have an approved résumé, the more chances you will have to win!

To be entered to win, login to Handshake and complete these steps:

  1. Upload your approved résumé to Handshake.
  2. Add at least one Work Experience (volunteer experience counts!)
  3. Add at least one Extracurricular Activity (high school activities are OK!)
  4. Add at least one skill.
  5. Complete all questions on the “Career Interests” page (click on YourName>Career Interests)

Our first drawing is on Tuesday, February 11th, so don’t wait too long!

Drawings will be held every TUESDAY from 2/11- 3/24. There will be 6 $20 Middlebury Money gift cards and the Grand Prize is the $500 flight gift card.

Need help creating your first résumé? Our PCAs are here to help.

Create Your First College Résumé Workshops will be hosted on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 21 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 – Résumé Crash Course for First-Years – 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Battell Basement
  • Monday, January 27 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 27 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House

Need help creating your first résumé? Don’t worry! Our PCAs are here to help.

Writing your first college résumé may seem daunting, but CCI’s Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) make the process easy!

Learn how to turn the experience you gained through academic, extracurricular, community engagement, work, and other experience into a strong Middlebury résumé.

Your résumé will help you to:

  • apply for on-campus jobs and other opportunities;
  • apply for internships;
  • apply for summer internship funding;
  • and more!

*NOTE* If you have one, please bring a copy of your most recent résumé and your laptop. If you don’t already have a draft, don’t worry! Simply bring a list of your high school and college experiences (extracurricular, academic, volunteer, work, etc.).

Create Your First College Résumé Workshops will be hosted on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 21 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 – Résumé Crash Course for First-Years – 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Battell Basement
  • Monday, January 27 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 27 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House

Once your résumé is complete and approved, AND you complete your Handshake profile, you can be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Flight Gift Card with CCI’s Tell Your Story Campaign! Learn more here.

City Year Virtual Information Session 1/13

WHEN: Monday, January 13th 2020

TIME: 5:00 pm EST – 6:00 pm (4:00 pm CST – 5:00 pm CST)

Are you still deciding on the career path you want to take? Interested in taking a gap year before going back to school or jumping into a full time career? Do you desire to make a difference? If so, join us to learn more about post-grad service opportunities with City Year! Join our virtual info session to learn more about our work as Student Success Coaches, get clarity around the benefits package, and gain knowledge about the application process.

*PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a link to a Skype meeting either the DAY BEFORE or the DAY OF the scheduled Virtual Info Session. You do not need a Skype account, if you are joining the meeting on the computer. If you choose to join the meeting on your phone, you will need to first download the Skype app and create an account.

To join the CITY YEAR event, sign up on Handshake HERE.

SENIORS–Looking for a Job that Aligns with Your Values? Join Our Boot Camp 1/16

This is a great opportunity during J-term to use the added help and motivation to get you on track for exploring the opportunities out there.

  • Are you looking for greater clarity and confidence about your interests, purpose and what matters most to you in finding and doing purposeful work?
  • Are you unsure how to structure a strategic job search to maximize your time and energy?
  • Are you clearly communicating your skills, assets and talents in a clear and succinct personal story?

If any of this resonates with you and where you are, join me with a group of like-minded peers for a 1.5 hour workshop to get you started. We’ll share techniques and tools to get you over the hump and on your way to learning how to activate our Middlebury network, identifying meaningful opportunities using targeted resources and learn how to translate your college experiences to tell the relevant stories to organizations and companies you’d LOVE to work for.

To attend the workshop

on Thursday, Jan. 16th at 4:30PM in Hillcrest

RSVP HERE.

Design Your Midd: Using Design Thinking Strategies for Midd and Beyond

Join us for a 1 ½ hour workshop based on the NYT-bestselling book, Designing Your Life: How to Build a Joyful, Well-Lived Life. We will introduce you to design thinking tools that will help you creatively bring balance and focus to big life decisions (i.e summer internships, majors, career exploration, study abroad, etc). Leave with a personal strategy for planning out your time at Middlebury, and beginning to envision a meaningful life beyond.

Summer Internships: How to Find and Fund Your Internship!

Now is the perfect time to start planning your summer internship!

Join us at this information session on Wednesday, Jan. 8 from 4:30-5:30 pm in Coltrane Lounge to learn strategies for finding or creating the best summer internship for you.

At this session, we will:

  • Give you examples of past internships Midd students have done
  • Highlight top resources to use in the search process
  • Discuss strategies for finding/creating your own experience
  • Provide an overview of CCI’s GRANT FUNDING available for unpaid internships
  • And more!

We look forward to seeing you and answering all of your questions!

Visit go/internships for more information. Feel free to contact
Cheryl Whitney Lower or any CCI advisor or Peer Career Advisor for help.