Join us at the 2018 Summer Research Symposium, Thursday, July 26 from 2 – 4 pm in the McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall. See summer research assistant poster presentations from a variety of disciplines. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be available.
Join our colleagues in Undergraduate Research by presenting at the Summer Research Symposium, Thursday, July 27 from 2 – 4 pm in the McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall.
This is a great chance to share your work with your summer research assistant and mentor colleagues, and the broader Middlebury community. See the breadth of research happening on campus this summer. We invite and encourage all research assistants to present a poster about their summer projects at the symposium.
Students wishing to present a poster must submit an abstract by Thursday, July 19 (Late submissions cannot be accepted so please plan ahead.) You will bring your poster to hang just prior to the event.
Need help making a poster? You can sign up for an Illustrator workshop on creating a poster on Tues. 7/17 or Fri. 7/20.
Send Them a Photo
They’d like to share images of summer researchers in the symposium program, so send them yours with a brief description of your work and names of students in the photo by July 19. Send to email@example.com.
How to Market Your Research Skills
Tuesday, 7/10 from 12:00-1:00 pm in MBH 220
Discuss how to represent your skills and find jobs and internships that want them. sign up
Welcome Summer Researchers!
Over 130 research assistants across the disciplines are working on summer projects with faculty mentors. It is a fun and interesting community, so make sure you take a break from your work to get to know your colleagues and enjoy a Vermont summer. More information about the summer program and on being a research assistant is available at go/summerresearch.
On-Campus Activities Schedule
Welcome Luncheon, Tuesday, 6/12 at 12:00-1:00 pm in McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall
Share a casual meal with research assistants and their mentors.
Research Luncheon: Graduate School Panel, Tuesday, 6/19 from 12:00-1:00 pm in Hillcrest 103
Join newer faculty for a discussion about the graduate school experience. Panelists are Chris Herdman (PHYS), Alex Lyford (MATH), Lindsay Repka (CHEM), Carly Thomsen (GSFS), and Erin Wolcott (ECON). sign up
Research Luncheon: How to Market Your Research Skills, Tuesday, 7/10 from 12:00-1:00 pm in MBH 220
Discuss how to represent your skills and find jobs and internships that want them. sign up
Summer Research Symposium, Thursday, 7/26 at 2:00 pm in McCardell Bicentennial Great Hall
Includes a poster session with refreshments. The entire campus community is invited to attend. Abstracts to participate are due 7/19. more info
CELF tackles climate change by preparing K-12 students to become future problem-solvers.
Work at CEA’s Regulatory and Government Affairs Group, to help clients develop, negotiate, and implement regulatory compliance programs; research and respond to policy and rule changes; and design and executive proactive engagement strategies with agencies and elected officials.
Apply to work in a small interdisciplinary consulting group to the UCI (Universidad para la Cooperation International)-UNESCO on a Biosphere Preserve in the heart of Costa Rica’s tropical forests.
The Culture Aquarist Intern position will assist staff in the Aquarium’s mission to Live Blue through sustainability at the New England Aquarium’s offsite holding facility in Quincy, MA.
The SSRC is an independent, international nonprofit devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences.
KEYS Service Corps, AmeriCorps members are placed at a variety of community-based organizations throughout Allegheny County to help out at summer day camps with youth.
Consider applying to this paid internship in the education and college access programming field in Miami, FL.
Apply to work at the EPA this summer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Become an environmental steward in the gorgeous Upper Peninsula of Michigan, gaining knowledge of various conservation techniques and skills.
Support this nonprofit’s efforts to address senior isolation and hunger, working full-time in Arlington, VA and learning about communications and marketing.
The Armed Services Arts Partnership aims to reintegrate veterans, service membrs, and military families into their communities through the arts.
At this internship at Historic New England, you would assess the status of preparedness for Historic New England’s museum properties for climate change, and developing a strategic framework to address needs for resilience against it.
At the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), you will obtain experience with working with the private sector, governments and international organizations.
The Dershowitz Group, a bipartisan boutique public affairs and strategic communications firm, is seeking a motivated and talented events associate.
Gain experience with diverse models of leadership, working closely with a mentor at the organization.
Work at sea collecting and recording data and biological samples for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) aboard commercial fishing vessels.
From Middlebury alumni Bob Hinkle and Dylan Peters: Metrus Energy is a leader in energy efficiency (EE) financing for large retrofit and building upgrade projects at commercial, industrial, and institutional facility portfolios. They are looking to hire for a paid Summer Business Development intern for their headquarters in San Francisco, who will assist Metrus’ Business Development team in originating, developing, and financing large-scale energy efficiency projects for Fortune 500 and major institutional customers. Designed as a learning opportunity for students interested in renewable energy, energy efficiency, or cleantech finance, the Summer Business Development Intern will be exposed to ongoing training sessions with Metrus leadership on topics related to cleantech project finance and energy efficiency. While an ideal candidate will have some basic familiarity with current trends in utility markets and energy efficiency, the most important prerequisite for the Summer Business Development Internship is a demonstrated interest in exposure to work at the nexus of sustainability and financial services. Students from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply before the 4/20/18 deadline on Handshake, click here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1495662
Speaking of energy efficiency…check out these other opportunities on Handshake in the growing clean energy sector. GET YOUR APPLICATION IN BEFORE THE DEADLINE TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF BEING NOTICED!:
Clean Energy Group is a leading national, nonprofit advocacy organization working on innovative policy, technology and finance programs in the areas of clean energy and climate change. We promote effective clean energy policies, develop low-carbon technology innovation strategies, and work on new financial tools to advance clean energy markets. Our projects concentrate on climate and clean energy issues at the state, national, and international levels as we work with stakeholders from governments, and the private and nonprofit sectors. The Summer Research Assistant will carry out research, writing, data collection, and administrative tasks related to CESA’s programs. The Research Assistant will primarily conduct work on CESA’s solar projects, but occasionally will focus on other clean energy-related policy matters. Paid and in Montpelier, VT. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
Solar Energy Industries Association – Business Development Intern
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) is the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education. As the national trade association in the U.S., we represent all organizations that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar energy. SEIA is looking for an intern to work on a variety of high-priority membership, business development, and outreach functions focused on growing the overall revenue of the association. Paid and in Washington, DC. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
SEIA is looking for a summer intern to work on a variety of high-priority research projects focused on the U.S. solar industry. Internship duties will include, but are not limited to: solar industry and energy policy research, data collection and analysis, construction of data visuals, and professional writing (that could include fact sheets, reports and/or web content). Paid and in Washington, DC. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE. Many more SEIA internships in Handshake….
Cleantech Open Northeast is the world’s largest and oldest clean tech startup accelerator. Our six month program teaches startups the skills needed to successfully complete their business development, and speeds along the process that all startups have to go through. The NYC Metro Area for the Cleantech Open Northeast is seeking unpaid Cleantech Open Start-up Interns (“CTO Start-up Interns”) to assist participating companies, called “Semifinalist Teams”, with the production of deliverables for this summer’s accelerator program. Each CTO Start-up Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with real cleantech startups, to gain experience in the cleantech industry and establish connections with professionals in the greater Northeast cleantech ecosystem. This is unpaid, but a unique opportunity to gain experience in the cleantech industry. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
Modern Energy Management – Summer Analyst
Modern Energy is an energy asset management firm that invests in businesses that bring emerging energy technologies to market and the energy resources those businesses produce. From energy efficiency in the United States to solar projects in Brazil to virtual power plants in the United Kingdom, Modern supports leaders in the transition to a digital energy ecosystem. When you join Modern Energy as a Summer Analyst, you are joining a private equity firm that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. In this role, you will work with Modern Energy the fund manager as well as its portfolio companies that are working to drive the transition to affordable, reliable, sustainable energy. This is a paid position in Durham, NC. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
City of Cambridge, MA – Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Internship
Cambridge Energy Alliance (CEA) was created in 2007 to help Cambridge residents and businesses identify and pursue energy efficiency and clean energy opportunities. Through outreach and education CEA helps facilitate energy efficiency improvements and assist in renewable energy adoption by coordinating with energy assessment providers, construction experts, financial institutions, and renewable energy providers. The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Intern will assist in CEA’s efforts to reduce energy demand and drive commercial and residential renewable energy adoption in the City of Cambridge, increase awareness of CEA’s programs by overseeing the development and dissemination of outreach materials, and by coordinating and executing outreach across the City. This is a paid internship located in Cambridge, MA. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
3Degrees is a certified B Corporation with the mission to connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale — in part by providing renewable energy opportunities to residential and commercial utility customers. They are looking for outgoing, passionate and enthusiastic outreach associates to drive their community education and activation efforts through person-to-person tactics like [door to door canvassing, and event tabling]. You will be a stellar verbal communicator with infectious enthusiasm who shares their vision for a sustainable world. You will increase awareness and participation in the Maine Green Power program by approaching customers, delivering pitches, and discussing program benefits. This is a paid position in Portland, ME. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
CEA Recruiting – Coordinator, Clean Energy Access (Full-time Job)
California Environmental Associates (CEA) Recruiting is assisting CLASP with this search. CLASP’s mission is to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances & equipment we use every day, accelerating our transition to a more sustainable world. CLASP is seeking experienced and motivated professionals with an interest and/or background in energy access, international development, policy, and/or engineering to help us execute our portfolio of clean energy access initiatives. Central among these is an ambitious new research and innovation program known as Low-Energy Inclusive Appliances (LEIA), which focuses on accelerating off- and weak-grid markets for highly efficient appliances. LEIA is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development and will support a suite of high-impact market development, technical, policy, research, and innovation interventions.This position is full-time and based in the organization’s Washington, D.C. office. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
LA Solar Group is one of the fastest growing solar companies in the country, but we pride ourselves in the quality of our equipment, design, installation, and service. We have highly-trained specialized staff that is the best at each step of the solar design and installation process. This is a paid job and located in Van Nuys, CA. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
CED Greentech is our solar-focused group within the CED organization. In order to support our current growth plan, we need talented people to join our organization in our Solar Training Program.We offer full training to successful candidates. You bring the talent and energy, and we provide the resources and guidance. The program is focused and demanding, and is customized for each candidate based on past experience. CED Greentech has 33 locations in the US and is a paid position. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
There are TONS more opportunities. Check out Handshake and use some relevant keyword searches: Solar, energy, cleantech, wind, etc…Lots to be found there!!
- Rising 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-year student currently enrolled (or intending to enroll) in a two- or four-year U.S. university or college
- Strong scientific interest and academic background
- Commitment to the program time requirements