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CCI Funding Available for Unpaid Summer Internships!

The Center for Careers and Internships has funding for unpaid summer internships and applications are open!  All grant applications are due Sunday, April 8th.

Available Grants:

  • $3000 Summer Internship Funding Grants*
  • $1000 First-Year Explore Grants
  • $3000 Dance Festival Grants*

* You are not eligible if you have previously received a $2500 competitive grant from CCI.

To Apply:

  • Read all the details: go/summerfunding.
  • Apply for funding by “Requesting an Experience” in Handshake using the step-by-step instructions: User Guide for Funding Your Summer Experience.
  • Follow all directions carefully. Note that resume, essay, and budget (must use budget template) must be uploaded immediately after submitting your application.
  • Resume review with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) and appointment with a CCI Advisor required for First-Year Explore Grant applicants by April 4. Strongly encouraged for all other applicants.
  • Award notifications sent out on April 20.

Still looking to find internship opportunities?

  • Check out CCI’s Top Ten List for ways to find or create an internship.
  • Drop by Quick Questions for resume reviews, questions about how to apply for funding, or to get started on your internship search.
  • Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule an appointment with a Career and Internship Advisor in your area of interest.

What will be your summer story? We can’t wait to receive your application for summer funding!

Organizing for Social Justice: Career Conversation with alum on Tues 2/20 at 12:30

You’re invited to join us for this informal, casual conversation to learn from this grad about the work they do and the path they took to get there!   All students welcome, bring your questions!  Tuesday, February 20 at 12:30 pm in ADK Library.

Viveka Ray-Mazumder ’11 was a Sociology major and is now the manager of youth organizing and KINETIC at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, where they work with young people and student leaders to mobilize, coordinate, and encourage civic engagement work among Asian American youth in Chicago. Vi works with students in several public high schools to discuss the history and importance of Asian American voting in Chicago, and will work with these young people on voter education and registration efforts in their communities. Prior to joining Advancing Justice | Chicago, Vi was a legal advocate for the Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois, and an organizing intern with Herstory Writers Workshop in New York.

RSVP here to let us know you’re coming, or just show up!

This event is in conjunction with the afternoon event at 4:30 (below) where Vi is talking on the DACA panel.

 

Summer 2018 Global Engagement Opportunity

Check out this 3-week practicum/internship experience in sustainable development at the Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) in Jamked, India!

Students majoring in Global and Public Health, Human Services/Social Work, Anthropology, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies are encouraged to apply. The course will begin on July 10, 2018 and conclude on July 30, 2018.

The Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) in Jamkhed, Maharashtra, India, has been working among the rural poor and marginalized for over 40 years. By partnering with village communities and expanding upon local knowledge and resources, CRHP aims to effectively meet the immediate and long-term needs of these groups, especially women. With values of compassion, justice, respect, and trust, CRHP works to empower people, families, and communities regardless of caste, race, or religion through integrated efforts in health and development. CRHP was one of the first programs to utilize Village Health Workers (VHWs), local women trained in basic healthcare and community development, a highly successful public health approach that has been emulated worldwide. The work of CRHP has been recognized by the WHO and UNICEF, and has been introduced to countries across the world.

CRHP provides a field experience designed to orient students to various areas of global public health work (community-based participatory practice, maternal and child health, sanitation, environmental health, communicable and non-communicable diseases, rural development, etc.) through observation and practice. Student learning will be further guided and enhanced through field experiences, readings, as well as discussions/seminars. The goal of this practicum is to provide the student with an overview of public health work in a cross cultural, global setting and an exposure to a wide range of experiences in the field. The practicum serves to integrate course work from the students’ home institution with active learning experiences at CRHP. The fee of $1700 covers all living expenses, transportation, and excursions in India and is due by May 1, 2018.

To apply, please email your resume and contact information for two academic referecnes to info@jamkhed.org, indicating why the practicum at CRHP is of interest to you. Students will be accepted until the course is full.

REMINDER: Sustainability Office is hiring for spring!

1) Applications for the new spring positions in the Office of Sustainability Integration are still open, get your apps in by Wednesday! (details below)
2) VERY EXCITING–they are extending the deadline for applications for the Solar Decathlon houses! Applications (available here) are now due on FEBRUARY 16th at NOON.

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The Office of Sustainability Integration is hiring for FIVE students to be divided between two brand new positions. Both positions focus on sustainability outreach on campus–one will primarily deal with waste management and the other with energy conservation. These are paid positions.

Details and applications are available at the following links. Applications are due Feb. 14th (❤) at noon.

http://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/16629
http://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/16628

Questions? Please feel free to ask away and please share these listings with anyone who might be interested!

Eva Fillion, Middlebury College
Sustainability Outreach Coordinator

Email: efillion@middlebury.edu
Phone: 802-443-2536

Info Session 2/13 – The Educational Consultant Experience at Elite Scholars of China

Information Session with Education Consulting Firm in China

WHEN: Tuesday, February 13th 2018, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

WHERE: Coltrane Lounge – Adirondack House

Hosted by Elite Scholars of China

Organized by Elite Scholars of China, Elite Scholars of China

Info Session

Elite Scholars of China is looking for talented individuals to join our team! Elite Scholars of China is the premier Beijing-based education consulting firm, helping China’s brightest students apply to top US colleges and universities. What sets ESC apart from other education consulting companies in China is that we believe in upholding ethical consulting practices, and we create a holistic learning environment to ensure that our students can thrive academically and socially on an American college campus. The Educational Consultant position is ideal for someone who wants to develop their professional skills with a fast-growing entrepreneurial company. Former ESC colleagues have continued on to pursue degrees at Yale Law School, Harvard Business School, UPenn’s Graduate School of Education, and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Attire: Business Casual

DEADLINE 2/15-Seabird Research Intern on Maine Coastal Islands

DEADLINE Thursday FEBRUARY 15, 2018

This internship is jointly funded by the Center for Careers and Internships and Environmental Affairs. We have been funding this opportunity for many years.

Location:  Southern and mid-coast Maine at an island field camp

Compensation:  $350/week with food provided.  Shared housing provided when on the mainland; camping is required at Island field sites. 

 

Position Description:
Audubon’s Seabird Restoration Program operates seven island field stations along the Maine coast as critical seabird nesting sanctuaries. Research Interns will work under the direction of the Island Supervisor, participating in all aspects of seabird research, monitoring, and management that take place at the field station. The majority of research projects focus on studying the nesting success and foods fed to seabird  chicks,most work focuses on terns, but depending of field site, other species studied may include:  guillemots, puffins, and or razorbills. with most work focusing on terns. Work includes, but is not limited to: conducting population censuses, monitoring productivity and chick growth; conducting seabird diet studies; banding and re-sighting birds; removing invasive vegetation; educating island visitors; and assisting with predator management.

Research Interns will live on island (a single island or group of islands) for the duration of the field season. Interns assigned to inshore islands will have occasional trips to the mainland for logistics and resupplying the field camp, returning to the islands to work and sleep. On offshore islands, food, supplies, and mail are delivered approximately every 2 weeks. Research Interns on off shore islands will remain offshore for approximately eleven weeks. In a tern colony, the birds are loud, and in defense of their nests, terns will dive-bomb anyone moving through the colony. Living conditions on the islands are rustic. A cabin or wall tent serves as the base of field operations, and field team members sleep in their own tents (wooden tent platforms provided). Island field stations have limited electricity (solar panels power research needs), propane stoves, composting toilets, and no running water (rainwater is collected for washing; drinking water is brought from the mainland). Communications with the mainland are via cell or VOIP phone, depending on location, with VHF radios available as a back-up mode of communication. There is no internet access. Cooking, cleaning, and camp maintenance duties are shared by all island team members.

To see more information about this internship, please go to Handshake here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1333828?ref=16-dashboard