Tag Archives: NGO

Careers in Global Development: alum talk on Thursday 4/18

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Alumni Chat: Finding Careers in Global Development with Charlie MacCormack ’63 4/18

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HOT Social Impact Opportunities Week of 10/29-11/6

Searching for a summer internship or job for after graduation? Check out these great opportunities posted in Handshake HERE. They include jobs & internships in the environment & renewable energy, not for profits/NGOs, sustainable food systems, international development, Govt. – state & local, and many more. Deadlines are fast approaching!

Hot SOCIAL IMPACT Internship & Job Opportunities in Handshake : Deadlines Week of 4/30-5/7

Social Impact

Engagement Coordinator at Berkshire Museum – due 5/1

The Berkshire Museum seeks an Engagement Coordinator to provide administrative support in the areas of development, membership, community outreach, and communications.

 

Disaster Recovery Project Lead at SBP – due 5/1

SBP is an innovative nonprofit that shrinks the time between disaster and recovery.

 

AmeriCorps College Mentor at College Forward – due 5/1

Work as a College Completion or College Access Coach for a year in Austin or Houston, TX.

 

Operations Specialist at IEEE – due 5/1

Work at the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity.

 

Summer Farm Immersion Internship at Green Chimneys – due 5/1

Spend your summer learning farm-related tasks in Brewster, NY.

 

Global Operations Associate at IDinsight – due 5/1

Work at an international location (India, South Africa, Senegal, Zambia, Kenya, Phillipines, or San Francisco) at an international development consulting organization.

 

Adaptive Program Intern at Community Sailing of Colorado – due 5/1

Community Sailing of Colorado is a small nonprofit in Boulder that offers sailing programs that support individuals, local groups, and organizations.

 

Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program Intern at Vermont Housing & Conservation Board – due 5/1

Interested in helping local farmers and support Vermont’s food system? Spend your summer in Montpelier supporting business planning for Vermont farm, food, and forestry businesses.

 

Events Intern at MassChallenge – due 5/1

Apply for this internship if you have a passion for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

 

Community Farm Internship at Smokey House Center – due 5/1

The Green Chimneys Dog Interaction Program in Brewster, NY allows students and residents to be actively involved in the everyday care, socialization and training of shelter dogs.

 

Toxics Action Center Organizational Intern – due 5/1

Toxic Action Center works side-by-side with communities, empowering them with the skills and resources needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local level.

 

Family Philanthropy Internship at Cradles to Crayons – due 5/1

Support the Development, Partner Relations, and Operations teams at a nonprofit that provides children from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school, and at play.

 

World Law Internship at World Service Authority – due 5/1

Apply to the World Service Authority if you are interested in educating about, promiting, and advocating human rights and world citizenship.

 

Fisheries Technician at Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation – due 5/1

Fish Technicians function as part of the hatchery operations team in the cultivating and rearing of fish in Cordova, Alaska.

 

Diversity Outreach Intern in Soil and Water Division at Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation – due 5/2

This internship offers students a great way to develop an interest in environmental protection as an occupation among racial and ethnic minorities.

 

Community Outreach & Storytelling Intern at Maine Farmland Trust – due 5/4

This intern will raise public awareness through storytelling, and contribute to two of Maine Farmland Trust’s programs: Outreach and Farm Viability.

 

Honduras International Team Member at Witness for Peace – due 5/5

Join the Witness for Peace for a two-year term of service, producing documentation of the impacts of US policies and corporate practices, such as articles/blog posts, fact sheets, short videos, and action alerts.

 

Media and Communication Internship at the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund – due 5/5

Work at a national Sikh American media, policy, and education organization that empowers Sikh Americans by building dialogue, deepening understanding, promoting civic and political participation, and upholding social justice and religious freedom for all Americans.

 

Social Media Coordinator Position at Reconnect Brooklyn – due 5/7

Reconnect Brooklyn was founded in 2010 as an innovative community response to the social disconnection of young men in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn.

 

Monitoring and Evaluation Intern at One Earth Future – due 5/7

One Earth Future is an international NGO with a mission to catalyze systems that eliminate root causes of war.

 

In Their Own Words: Ellery Berk ’14

“In Their Own Words” is an ongoing series featuring the experiences of Middlebury students at their summer internships. This summer Ellery Berk ’14 interned with Gardens for Health International in Kigali, Rwanda.   

What did you do?

For the month of June, I interned with Gardens for Health International as a communications intern, conducting interviews, collecting media and writing blogs. Gardens for Health  is an agricultural NGO that partners with Rwandan health centers to equip families facing malnutrition with the knowledge and resources for greater self-sufficiency.

What did you learn?

Through Gardens for Health, I learned anew the values of self-sufficiency and community, and I have great expectations for our partnership moving forward. I learned that it is very important to be flexible.

What are your plans for the future?

My interest in development and global health remains strong; however, I realize that my place in the field likely does not lie in a small grassroots organization. While in Rwanda, I found that the most effective work Gardens for Health did was completed by Rwandans themselves. Expat staffers provided programmatic and technical support for Rwandan staff members, but little else. From this experience, I’ve learned that if I want to continue in the global health and development field, I should probably work with larger organizations, like Oxfam or the UN, and I should get an MPP and MBA.

Think this experience sounded pretty cool? Check out opportunities like this and more on MOJO.

More Shameless Promotion…But for Whom?

Hey there everyone who reads this blog,

My Middlebury user name will be closed in the near future, but before it does, I wanted to take this opportunity to promote something that might be of interest to all of you studying the Middle East. Starting soon (like, in two days) I’ll be working for an NGO called Bridging the Divide that does most of its work in the region (for those of you who know Prof. Sam Liebhaber, his wife works with them). They are up-and-coming, interested in New Giving, development, and problems facing the Middle East. I hope to be getting in touch with a lot of you about it, and I’ll be writing a lot for the website’s blog, which is still in its infancy, keeping everyone informed.

So please, be on the lookout for great news from this organization, drop me a line if you’re interested in anything (ali.nehme.hamdan@gmail.com), and just know this: that you can actively contribute to global peace in the region.

Hope you’re all enjoying your summers!

Ali