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Winter Term Internship Info Session: 4:30pm on Monday, September 24 at the CCI

How to get a Winter InternshipEach Winter Term, many Middlebury students participate in internships.

These internships are a valuable opportunity to earn academic credit while having high-level exposure to work tied to student’s academic and/or professional interests.

On Monday, September 24 at 4:30pm, the Center for Careers and Internships will host an information session for students interested in Winter Internships in Adirondack House.

The information session will cover the steps needed to secure a winter internship, as well as what students need to do to earn internship credit pr secure funding support from the CCI.

Please sign up in Handshake if you plan on attending.

If you have any questions email Cheryl Whitney Lower, Associate Director of Internships and Early Engagement.

National Security Agency is coming to Midd

The National Security Agency (NSA) is the intelligence community’s leading agency in signals intelligence and information assurance. Join us when a recruiter, Caitlin Zohdi, from the NSA Office of External Recruitment and Hiring is on campus.

Thursday, September 27

4:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 for a group information session

RSVP in Handshake here.

You can also have the opportunity to speak 1:1 with a recruiter by signing up for a 20 minute appointment on Handshake:

If you have interest in talking about only language opportunities with NSA, sign up here

If you have interest in talking about STEM or language opportunities with NSA, sign up here

Join Caitlin to learn more about both summer internships and full-time positions in fields such as Computer Science, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Cryptanalysis, and Mathematics.

You can also attend and learn about Foreign Language Analysis and learn how you can use your language skills to help the US. Language analysts evaluate foreign communications and work directly with their understanding of nuance, context and cultural overtones to produce translations and reports.

In addition to these events, there are multiple internship and jobs at NSA posted on Handshake.  Browse around.  Most deadlines are October 15 or 30.  You can also learn more at:  https://www.intelligence.gov/careers

Legal Internship in J-term right here in Midd at Addison County DA office

This is a great hands-on opportunity to be immersed in the work of the State’s Attorney Office – right here in Middlebury.

Interns will assist in preparing for hearings and trials; perform research; observe and participate in witness interviews; attend depositions; attend and assist at hearings and trials; prepare documents; and compile and analyze documents and other data.

Qualifications: Must be a Senior.

More details and application information in Handshake here.  Deadline is late October, but why wait?

The Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs seeks justice in the prosecution of criminal offenses, child abuse and neglect cases, juvenile delinquencies, mental health proceedings and some other civil matters. Each State’s Attorney’s Office works collaboratively with law enforcement agencies, social service agencies, victims and members of the public to seek justice in the cases that are investigated and prosecuted within each county. Protecting and promoting public safety is a core function of the Department. Seeking justice is our paramount goal. The Department also ensures that every region of the state is served by a Special Investigation Unit.

J-term internship with Federal Judge (and alum) in Boston

This is a unique chance to see the inner-workings of a courtroom with a Midd alum. This opportunity will expose you to assisting the Law Clerks and Law Interns in Chambers with criminal and civil cases. You may be called upon to work on writing and research projects, as well as administrative tasks. You will have virtually daily opportunities to observe courtroom proceedings (criminal and civil) before Judge Burroughs and other judges and magistrate judges of the court.

Here is more information about Judge Burroughs for your information. Judge Burroughs received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Burroughs was a partner in the Boston law firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish. Before entering private practice, she served in the Boston and Philadelphia offices of the United States Attorney’s Office. During her sixteen years as an Assistant United States Attorney, Judge Burroughs developed trial and investigation expertise in sophisticated white collar and economic crimes.

Apply HERE in Handshake.  Deadline October 28.  Juniors and Seniors preferred.

Ask Bernie Sanders a Question

On Oct. 3, Bernie Sanders and New York Times National Political Correspondent Alex Burns will sit down for Get With The Times, our live event series for college students. Hosted at the University of Maryland, this event will be filmed live and broadcast to watch parties at college campuses across the country.
Mr. Sanders will talk about the upcoming midterm elections and what’s at stake for students in particular — regardless of which candidate you support. He will also be taking questions from students. Submit yours and there’s a chance it could be aired on the livestream! Videos must be recorded horizontally and should be no longer than 30 seconds. Be sure to say your name and school before asking your question. Download the video as a .mov or .mp4 file and send it to getwiththetimes@nytimes.com by Sept. 17 at 12 p.m. Eastern time.

Harvard Law School Information Session

Join us:  Thursday, September 27 at 12:30 in Ross 011 Seminar Room.  Feel free to bring your lunch from the dining hall.

Come learn from a representative from Harvard Law School all about their admissions process. All students welcome, all majors and class years, whether you’re applying next year or just planning ahead. Please complete this short form to register: https://jdadmissions.law.harvard.edu/register/hls-at-middlebury-2018