Tag Archives: Education

FULLY FUNDED Student Tech Trek to San Francisco Bay Area During Feb Break!

Meet Midd alumni in the TECHNOLOGY industry for an opportunity to network and job shadow during Feb break!

The Center for Careers and Internships and the Computer Science Department are partnering with the Technology Middlebury Professional Network (MPN) to provide a FULLY DONOR-FUNDED “Student Trek” to the San Francisco Bay Area over February break. This is an opportunity to explore all areas of the tech industry and gain insight into real-world professional experiences from Middlebury alumni. This CCI student Trek is a unique “living and learning” cohort experience that will help you apply your liberal arts learning to your career exploration and connect you with professionals in your field of interest!

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors in ALL MAJORS are eligible to apply.

APPLY NOW! Applications due Sunday, November 5th

Questions? Contact Mary Lothrop.

Sushi & Social Change: Work on Purpose – FFW Sat., Oct 14 @ 11am in Coltrane

DURING FALL FAMILY WEEKEND THIS SATURDAY @ 11:00AM: Bring your parents, bring your roommate(s), bring your friends. Join the CCI for some delicious sushi and lots of incredible conversations about bringing purpose and passion to the life you want to live!

Teaching Opportunities in Handshake for Seniors

There are some compelling Fellowship teaching opportunities listed on Handshake that might be of interest to students interested in teaching in urban settings. Here are a few links to opportunities with upcoming application deadlines:

#1039546 AmeriCorps Urban Education Fellowship at Phoenix Charter Academy

The Phoenix Academy Network currently operates three high schools in Massachusetts – one in Chelsea, one in Lawrence and one in Springfield – with plans to open additional schools in the coming years. The Phoenix Network is at the forefront of education, particularly alternative education, in Massachusetts.

#268486 Teaching Fellows Program at Grace Academy Hartford

Grace Academy is a tuition-free middle school serving underprivileged girls in Hartford. The all-girls’ school is part of the 70 school NativityMiguel Network which has a track record of success in inner city areas across the states. Grace Academy opened in 2010 and serves girls grade five through eight. We remain intentionally small with just 15 students per grade. Grace Academy allows girls to: excel academically; develop a sense of personal responsibility and character; and be the agents of transformation in their families, community and society.

The Fellows Program…
Individuals, who are interested in social justice and have a passion for working with adolescents, are hired as resident interns and receive training and support through our Teacher Fellows Program. Fellows play an integral part in the life of our school, work as full-time teachers and coaches, and receive teacher training and support.

#1048285 2-Year Teaching Fellowship at Crane Country Day School

Applicants to Crane’s Center for Experiential Education are a diverse group of open-minded, confident, passionate individuals who find themselves at a pivotal moment in their professional lives. They care deeply about children, they are excited about schools and learning, they are both reflective and imaginative, and they are serious about becoming teachers.

All applicants need to be college graduates who have some beginning experience working with children. Previous coursework in the field of education is not necessary. This is a residential program and our teaching fellows will live in a beautiful furnished home adjacent to the Crane campus. This is a two-year, full-time, salaried program.

#822229 Math/Science Resident Teacher (Fellowship: M.Ed & Certificate) at Temple Teacher Residency

Passionate about math, science, or engineering? Want to improve the lives of Philadelphia’s youth? Temple Teacher Residency (TTR) is an innovative program devoted to improving STEM education in Philadelphia.  TTR is looking for strong math, science, and engineering majors and minors (or alumni) who are passionate about inspiring Philadelphia’s middle grades students. We will provide you the experience you need to become a leader in the classroom.

Fellows (“Residents”) spend the year learning from a mentor teacher in a Philadelphia classroom while taking classes at Temple, earning a master’s degree in education, PA middle grades teaching certification, and up to $20,000 in tuition and living support.

Come Learn About Different Teaching Opportunities: October/November Events

There are enough events on the calendar and employers coming to campus  that we could almost declare October to be Careers in Teaching month, but because some of these events will actually happen in early November and continue through till spring, that would be misleading! Please join our upcoming guest on campus, mostly private school placement & coaching firms and also a neat alumni panel facilitated through the Education Studies department. Mark your calendars and sign up for jobs posted on Handshake.

Information Session: Carney, Sandoe & Associates

Career Services Library Adirondack House 

October 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT

 Carney, Sandoe & Associates is an educational recruitment firm that places teachers and administrators in private, independent and like-kind (charter, magnet, pilot and merit) schools across the nation.

Information Session: Search Associates: 

Career Services Library Adirondack House 

October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT

**Information session to present opportunities for a paid academic year teaching in international schools worldwide. This is an opportunity that is new to Middlebury students and in an incredible launching pad for those of you interested in teaching abroad, but not necessarily teaching just English language skills but in a subject of your choice.

INTERVIEWS: Teaching Intern in International English-language K-12 Schools worldwide

ADK Interview Room 106

October 19, 2017 from 9:00-5:00 pm EDT

There are 15 minute interviews scheduled with the internship coordinator, Diana Kerry. Sign up for interviews on Handshake here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1034779/share_preview.


 “Midd Alums Talk About Teaching” Alumni Panel

Education Studies Department Twilight Auditorium 101

October 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm EDT

Alumni Panel explores the challenges and rewards of the education field.


Navigating Your Job Search in Independent Schools with Educators Ally

Career Services Library Adirondack House 

October 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm EDT

 Thinking about pursuing jobs in independent schools including teaching, coaching, admissions, or development? Please join the Educator’s Ally Team for guidance and counsel on “Navigating Your Job Search in Independent Schools” and learn how to best position yourself for a successful job search.


John King, Director PLAN A HEAD, LLC Independent School Counsel & Placement

Career Services Library Adirondack House 

November 1, 2017 at 5:30 pm EDT

 A Life and Career as an Independent School Teacher, Coach, or Administrator: The joys and challenges of working with young people in an independent school community. What does it take? Is it for you? Longtime School Heads will share their perspective and advice on what it takes to be an inspirational teacher.

How to Find a Winter Term Internship and Get Credit for It – 10/4 @ 4:30pm

Learn about how to find a Winter Term internship and the steps for applying for credit. We will also discuss new Winter Term internship funding grants (a limited number of grants are available).

For more info, please visit go/WTinternships or contact Cheryl Whitney Lower at clower@middlebury.edu. Also, check out our step-by-step timeline for applying for WT credit.

Innovation Hub ‘Projects for Peace’ Info Sessions: Oct. 3rd, 9th & 18th @ 4:30PM

The Innovation Hub invites you to participate in the Projects for Peace program. They will be hosting three informal information sessions October 3rd, October 9th, and October 18th at 4:30 in their conference room, located at 118 South Main Street. Innovation Hub staff will discuss previous funded projects and answer any questions interested students may have. Applications are due Friday, December 1st, 2017 to lscott@middlebury.edu. If you have questions before then, please email Lucy Scott.

Now in its eleventh year, this program honors Kathryn Wasserman Davis, an international philanthropist who was interested in finding new ways to advance world peace. The Projects for Peace program is an invitation to undergraduates at the American colleges and universities in the Davis United World College Scholars Program to design grassroots projects that they will implement during the summer of 2018. The project judged to be the most promising and feasible will be funded at $10,000.

Undergraduate students at more than 90 college campuses across the United States, including those of you who will graduate this academic year, are eligible to design and submit proposals that address the goal of improving the prospects for peace in the 21st century. The top submissions from the participating campuses, including at least one from Middlebury, will receive funding of $10,000 with which to initiate projects anywhere in the world during the summer of 2018.

Upon the occasion of her 100th birthday, Kathryn W. Davis chose to celebrate by committing $1 million to Projects for Peace. The Projects for Peace continue to support and encourage today’s motivated youth to create and test their own ideas for building peace. We continue to mourn the passing of Mrs. Davis in 2013, but celebrate her extraordinary legacy and appreciate that her family has committed to the program for another year.

This is an initiative for all undergraduates, and not those solely interested in politics, the social sciences, or international studies. None of you should feel there are disciplinary boundaries that prevent you from finding ways to tie your skills and talents into a good proposal related to world peace. Even if you never thought about the prospects for world peace to pursue this initiative, it is this very unique creativity that Middlebury seeks to identify and support in implementing this program as you reflect on ways to link your individual strengths to the challenges of world peace.

A successful proposal for Middlebury students will require you to consider and articulate the following in your proposals: 1) What differentiates you from others who may be applying for this grant in terms of your skills and talents?; 2) How will you translate those skills and talents into a project related to world peace?; and 3) How will you draw on the expertise of faculty, staff, and your fellow students here at Middlebury, as well as on networks of relevant people off-campus, including alumni, to develop a project that is both practical and can be implemented within the budget of $10,000?

For more information about applying, including the proposal guidelines, click here.

For answers to frequently asked questions, click here.

SENIORS: Timelines for Applying to Princeton in…Africa, Asia & Latin America

What is ‘Princeton in…Africa, Asia & Latin America’?

Since 1898, the independent, non-profit organization located at Princeton University has long been driven by a mission to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives, cultivate long-lasting relationships and benefit local and global communities. It is their vision that through extended exposure to global workplaces and cultures, Fellows will develop a life-long appreciation for and engagement in parts of the world, as well as a commitment to contributing to the communities they find themselves a part of after their Fellowships end.
If you are a Senior and have had any thoughts of working abroad for a year, you might very well be a good match for these programs. Each region of the world has a different management in terms of applying, so below is just a tickler to get this on a your mind and your radar if you are looking for a transformative experience working with a nonprofit that you are partnered with for one year of service.

Deadlines & Information for Applying

Princeton in Africa

10/9/17: Attend the Webinar Info Session – You can attend their online webinar on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 6-8pm EDT.  When you join their applicant mailing list by emailing piafapp@princetoninafrica.org you will receive instructions for attending the webinar when they are available. You do not need to RSVP to attend the webinar. If you are on the applicant mailing list, you will automatically be invited to the webinar.

10/29/17: Application Deadline, Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT – Application Deadline for 2018-19 fellowships


Princeton in Asia

11/9/17: Application Deadline, Thursday, November 9 at 11:59pm, EST for submission of application materials. You must submit your online application, hard copy application materials (official transcript & Letter of recommendation), and application fee by this date.

Princeton in Latin America

11/6/17 – Application Deadline, Monday, November 6 at 11:59 pm, EST. The initial application process is online (hard-copy materials cannot be accepted or processed). No late applications are accepted.