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Two Great Summer Internships at IBM

Application deadline November 30th.

Software Developer Intern

IBM CIO (Chief Information Office) Organization is looking for innovative talent who bring fresh new ideas to create a productive environment for all IBMers across the globe through their internship program offering. Their mission is to provide the best work experience in a digital workplace to all IBM employees and consequently positively impact on the way IBM delivers what their clients need.

Are you interested in working in an innovative and collaborative environment for the summer? If so, this is your chance to work in the first IBM area to become agile and to create meaningful solutions that impact their technology and business transformation for a new business era – all in just one summer!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in programming and software development using at least two programming languages, preferably Java, C++, Python, Node.js and/or R
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming constructs and design principles
  • Knowledge of development and deployment on a cloud-based environment like IBM BlueMix, AWS, Azure, etc.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience using problem solving skills such as: Analyze causes using existing techniques or tools, prepare and recommend solution alternatives
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to challenge the validity of given procedures & processes with the intent to enhance and improve
  • Demonstrated experience in working with business leaders to design solutions
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Information Technology, Management Information Systems or a similar degree program

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CIO Data Scientist Intern

  • Explore and examine data from multiple, disparate data sources
  • Sift through all incoming data with the objective of discovering previously hidden insights
  • Recommendations may be related to user experience, DevOps or improved code quality
  • Develop quantitative models to solve business challenges
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Candidate should be advanced in a single coding language such as R or Python
  • Understanding of statistics and mathematical techniques and their applications
  • Minimum of 1 year experience using problem solving skills such as: Analyze causes using existing techniques or tools, prepare and recommend solution alternatives
  • Ability to absorb professional knowledge quickly and develop skills
  • Ability to draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties
  • Ability to challenge the validity of given procedures and processes with the intent to enhance and improve
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or other qualitative field

Learn more in Handshake.

Winter Term College Mental Health and Counseling Start-up Internship

Application deadline November 9th.
Background: Flyway Wellness (www.flywaywellness.com) is a Burlington based start-up entering the college mental health and counseling market. This is a new focus for the business, which currently provides mind-body health systems to the behavioral health market, including opioid treatment clinic and recovery centers. To inform product development and launch in 2019, Flyway seeks a Winter term intern to help understand key elements of college counseling and mental health services. Internship is only available to Middlebury students.
Internship scope of work: Help Flyway research student experiences and services offered at college counseling centers to inform our service model. Work will include market research to understand:
  • Provider best practices: What are best practices for college counseling services? What are the pain points and barriers to implementing these best practices?
  • Student experiences: What does a rewarding and productive experience with counseling services include and look like? In reality, what do experiences today look like?
  • Administrators: How are administrators involved in counseling centers? What are best practices for their involvement?
  • Interest in mental health, psychology, business, and innovation
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in small groups
  • Market research experience
  • Upperclassman
Why this will be an incredible experience:
  • Terrific learning and mentoring opportunity: Internship will be managed by founder Betsy Nesbitt, former management consultant (Monitor Deloitte and Cambridge Associates), with an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a commitment to helping young adults navigate early professional years
  • Work from Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (http://vcet.org/) amazing co-working space in Burlington and/or Middlebury
  • Previous interns have had great experience (references from Middlebury and UVM interns available)

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UM-SMART Undergraduate Summer Research Program Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)

Application opens:  October 15, 2018

Application deadline:  January 18, 2019

Summer Program dates: May 28-Aug 4, 2019

Are you an undergraduate student who is interested in learning more about what it means to be a physician-scientist?

The UM-SMART program offers students an opportunity to participate in biomedical research and gain exposure to clinical medicine at Michigan Medicine, a highly ranked academic medical center with top-10 funding from the National Institutes of Health.

As a UM-SMART summer research fellow, you will work full-time in a basic research laboratory under the mentorship
of a research faculty member. Participating in UM-SMART may help you decide if this is the right career path for you
and could enhance your competitiveness when applying to MD/PhD programs.

Their 10-week program is aimed at students who have some amount of basic and mechanistic research experience related to medicine and are interested in gaining more experience to advance their career goals. UM-SMART is not intended for students seeking clinical research experience on human subjects.

The UM-SMART Program is designed for students who want to:

  • Perform full-time research under the direction of a faculty mentor in a research laboratory.
  • Receive a stipend of $4,400 plus double-occupancy dormitory housing on campus. Breakfast and dinner are provided by the University of Michigan’s Meal Service. Transportation costs up to $200 are reimbursed with receipts.
  • Gain clinical exposure by participating in two half-day physician shadowing experiences.
  • Attend the 3-day annual MSTP scientific retreat including participation in a poster session.
  • Participate in selfpaced online MCAT preparation.
  • Connect with a “Big Sib” student advisor who is currently in the MSTP.
  • Participate in a poster session on campus with undergraduate students from other University of Michigan biomedical research summer programs.
  • Gain exposure to biomedical research by attending weekly scientific seminars.


Applicants must come from an educational, cultural or geographic background that is underrepresented in the sciences, or have experienced financial hardship as a result of family economic circumstances, or have a physical or mental disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

Additionally, applicants must:

  • Be a current undergraduate student (completed sophomore year by June 1, 2019). We do not accept students who are applying to medical or graduate school in 2018 for possible admission in 2019.
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Completed a physiology, biology, biochemistry or organic chemistry course, preferably with lab.
  • Have at least 100 hours of experience in a research lab by June 1, 2019. (This is in addition to completing the lab associated with a science course.)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a research mentor or the instructor of a laboratory course.
  • Maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade point average.
  • Show proof of health insurance.

For more information please visit their website: https://medicine.umich.edu/medschool/education/md-phd-program/um-smart-undergrad-summer-program

To apply to the UM-SMART program, follow this link:  https://umich-smart.smapply.io/prog/um-smart_summer_undergraduate_research_program/

Summer 2019 Internship – Actuarial at National Life Group

Application deadline 12/3.

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors – check this out!

National Life Group’s Summer Internship Program exposes currently matriculating students to a variety of critical business assignments. We provide real-world work experience by partnering our interns with strong leaders and mentors. The program starts May 27th.

Highlights of the program:
  • Lunch-and-Learn Series—6 business classes delivered by company leaders including: DISC – Understanding Work Styles
  • Business Etiquette
  • Generation Diversity
  • Formal orientation and on-boarding
  • Intern Reception and Outing
  • Scholarship Award to Outstanding Intern of the year
  • Cross-Departmental Group project focused on an enterprise-wide solution
Area of Focus:
Work in a collaborative environment with the actuarial community to develop skills consistent with entry level actuarial staff in one of the 3 company actuarial areas.

Columbia University 2019 Summer Public Health Scholars Program

The Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is designed for undergraduate students and its goal is to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers. SPHSP is a partnership of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health. Together, they represent the broad spectrum of public health practice. SPHSP was awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Minority Health, and Health Equity (OMHHE), under the CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars Program (CUPS).

The program is designed for undergraduates entering their junior or senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students who are undecided about their career goals. This is a rigorous program which includes Public Health coursework at Columbia University; hands-on field experience and immersion in a diverse, economically disadvantaged urban environment; seminars and lectures with public health leaders; and mentoring by faculty members, ensuring students’ exposure to the breadth and importance of public health as a career option.

The 2019 Application will opened November 1st, 2018.

For more information join them for their Virtual Information Session on November 16th, 2018 at 3:00pm. Join them on Facebook: @Sphsp Columbia

Program Eligibility

  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or U.S. National
  • Students who will have completed at least two years of college at an accredited institution by the beginning of the program: Rising juniors and seniors
  • Recent college graduates (after April 2018) who have not been accepted into a graduate program
  • Students with an Associate degree must provide proof of acceptance into a four-year institution
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7
  • African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, people with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Nov 8 Internal Deadline for Truman, Beinecke, Goldwater, St. Andrews

The internal deadline is fast approaching! If you are considering applying for nomination for the Truman, Beinecke, Goldwater or St. Andrews Scholarship, now is the time to organize your application and ask questions. For information about each of these scholarships, see go/fellowships and look at the listing of fellowships. Beinecke: Current junior studying humanities, arts, social […]

LiveRamp is Coming to Campus 10/24-10/25!

Thanks to your fellow students at Middle Endian and Women in CS++, LiveRamp is returning to campus for a number of sessions:

LiveRamp Recruiting @ Middlebury

  • Info Session – TUE, 10/23 at 7:00 p.m. in BiHall 220
  • Women in CS Event – WED, 10/24 at 12:30 p.m. in ADK Library
  • Resume Review and Interview Practice – WED, 10/24 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • On-Campus Interviews – THU, 10/25 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in CCI

LiveRamp entrusts their people–new and old alike–to take ownership of their work. Their start-up culture of transparency, independence, and rapid iteration drive their product forward and provide a meaningful life experience. These, and the rest of their values, are just some of the reasons why they’re one of Glassdoor’s 10 Best Places to Work.

If you thrive attacking problems of mind-bending complexity, if you’re seeking a workplace where you can learn and grow, and if you’re as open, collaborative, and driven as you are brilliant, consider joining our team. They’re always looking for passionate people to help them blaze their trail!

Ask your colleagues at Middle Endian and/or WiCS for more information.