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Interested in Working with Youth and Teens? Work at Middlebury’s Center for Community Engagement Post-Graduation

Center for Community Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Information Session. Seniors: come learn about applying to serve as the 2018-2019 Middlebury College Center for Community Engagement (CCE) full-time Vermont Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA member!

WHEN: Monday, April 23rd 2018, 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

WHERE: Center for Community Engagement, Living Room 

The position will start in August 2018. The VISTA member will support our youth and mentoring programs, find out more information at go/middvista and apply on Handshake.

Hot Education Internships, Jobs & Fellowships Week of 3/12

Education

 

Elementary Teacher at Litchfield Elementary School District – due 3/13

Apply to work as an elementary school teacher in Arizona.

 

Quantitative Policy Analyst at Brown University, Harvard and Stanford — due 3/16

We study economic mobility through lenses such as education, neighborhood environments, and health to understand the drivers of economic opportunity in the country and give local policymakers customized data and insights to help them craft effective policy solutions. (You can hear an overview of our work on this Freakonomics podcast.)

 

FELLOWSHIPS 

 The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden (MVHMG) offers two summer Fellowships for undergraduate or graduate students interested in U.S. history, museum studies, museum education, material culture or other related fields.

Summer Teaching Fellowship at Uncommon Schools – due 3/15

Observe, learn from, and co-teach with Mentor Teachers on the East Coast.

 

2018-2019 Fellowship at the Work First Foundation – due 3/16

The Work First Foundation and America Works seek highly motivated candidates with a passion for direct service and an interest in fighting poverty through employment.

 

Norman C. Francis Teacher Residency – due 3/16

This program is designed for individuals who are committed to a long-term career teaching in New Orleans but who have not yet taught in a classroom.

 

Impact Fellowship at Generation West Virginia – due 3/18

Gain first-hand experience in the Mountain State in one of a variety of sectors.

 

Farm-Based Education Fellow at Shelburne Farms – due 3/18

 

Media Production Fellow at Impact America – due 3/19

Impact America – Alabama engages students and recent college graduates to address community needs, empowering a generation through collaborative efforts to promote change in the communities they serve.

 

Middlebury Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship Application DUE 9/29

Are you a Junior Feb, Sophomore, or Sophomore Feb interested in social change here at Middlebury? Do you want funding to reflect and think deeply about issues of social justice here and around the world? Do you want access to a like-minded cohort, experienced mentors, and a powerful changemaking network? If you answered yes to those questions, the Middlebury SE Fellowship and ChangeMaker program is for you! Whether or not you have a specific project in mind, we welcome students from all identities and academic backgrounds to apply. The social entrepreneurship program equips students to become effective agents of change.  Fill out the application form at go/sefellowship2017 by 11:59pm on Friday, September 29th, 2017. Details are available in the form, and questions can be directed to Jiya Pandya at jpandya@middlebury.edu.

National Mentoring Month

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The end of January is approaching which means we’re also coming to the end of National Mentoring Month!

National Mentoring Month, NMM for short, was created by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and MENTOR in 2002. This month aims to focus national attention on the need for mentors, highlighting how we all – individuals, business, government agencies, schools, faith communities, and nonprofits – can do our part. For the past 14 years, NMM has celebrated mentoring and the positive effect it can have on young lives with the goals of 1) raising awareness of mentoring in its various forms, 2) recruiting individuals to mentor, and 3) promoting the rapid growth of mentoring by recruiting organizations to engage their constituents in mentoring. This year, NMM’s theme is “Mentor in Real Life”, lending way to discussion of mentoring’s real life benefits. In Vermont, the organization Mobius: Vermont’s Mentoring Partnership is an NMM ambassador.

This month works to celebrate and set apart the special role that mentors play in the lives of others through various events and days of gratitude. All the while, we must remember that our involvement, gratitude, and excitement for volunteerism and mentorship cannot be contained to a single month, and instead carries us throughout the entire year. So, with one week left to this special month, go forth: thank the mentors in your life and consider stepping up as a mentor in the life of someone else!

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