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Global Health non profit job available in DC

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced, early stage, global health nonprofit that is transforming healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. Expand your knowledge of global health and developing country issues, connect with leading experts in the field, and acquire skills in research, analysis, administration and project management. This is an exciting opportunity with an organization seeking to change the global health sector.

Aceso Global (www.acesoglobal.org) is a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that provides strategic healthcare advisory services to strengthen health systems and achieve affordable, high quality healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. We advise governments, insurers, foundations and nonprofits in diagnosing problems, devising solutions, and creating value in hospital and healthcare networks. Aceso Global undertakes research, analysis, and data collection to drive learning and collaboration across the global health community. Our work informs policymaking, healthcare investments, hospital financing and front-line integrated care improvements.

Check it out in Handshake here.

“Rise and Walk” Walking Initiative Research Coordinator at RiseVT

Check out this Funded Internship – deadline extended to 4/21!

Develop “Rise and Walk” walking groups throughout Addison County.
The local Addison County RiseVT Program has 3 broad goals:

  • To increase physical activity, especially walking
  • Increase access and education around nutritious foods
  • Foster a sense of neighborliness among residents, decreasing isolation

As part of their quest to increase physical activity, especially, walking, among residents, RiseVT is introducing “Rise and Walk”. 

Research and develop .5 and 1.0 mile and 2.0 mile walking routes and produce Rise and Walk Map for each community by considering:

  • Safety of walking routes
  • Feasibility of walking within the community, with or without added safety measures
  • Difficulty of route
  • Readiness of communities to host walking initiatives

Student may work in conjunction with the Addison County Regional Planning Commission to research individual Town Plans, and with the Middlebury Recreation Department.

Intern must have access to reliable transportation. Hours are 30 per week. Start/end dates of internship are flexible.

Learn more about the position in Handshake.

Apply for CCI Summer Internship Funding! Deadline April 14!

The deadline to apply for CCI’s competitive summer internship funding to fund an unpaid internship is Sunday, April 14 at 11:55pm.

To apply you must first meet the following criteria:

  • You must have secured and committed to a summer internship
  • You must have had your resume reviewed and approved
  • Applicants for First-Year Explore grants must meet with a CCI advisor to discuss your plans

To submit your application, you must “Create an Experience” in Handshake (Handshake>Career Center>Request an Experience) and then immediately upload four documents to the attachments section of your Experience on Handshake:

  • Your application essay
  • A completed summer budget
  • A signed funding agreement
  • A CCI-approved resume (must be uploaded to your Experience even if it is already in your documents section of Handshake)

Do not start your application until you have the above four documents completed and ready to upload. No zip files.  Due to the volume of submissions, incomplete applications will be declined.

See instructions, forms, and FAQs at go/summerfunding. For help, make an appointment with a CCI advisor or stop by quick questions to speak with a PCA.

CCI’s internship funding grants are competitive and funding is limited. Decisions will be emailed out by Handshake email on May 1. You must check and respond to Handshake emails and notifications during and after the application process (be sure to monitor junk and clutter folders for Handshake emails).

CCI looks forward to receiving your application!

International Cohort and Social Impact Pre-Immersion Training

A hands-on day of learning for anyone participating in international cohorts or social impact-related summer experiences or research.  Participants will explore the ethics of engagement through multiple lenses and will leave with a toolkit of culturally-appropriate strategies for maximizing your summer experience.

April 27th 9-4:30pm @  Coltrane Lounge
Lunch and delicious snacks provided
RSVP HERE by April 18, 2019

This training is designed for students preparing for:

  • International/domestic service learning
  • Social impact or community-based internships
  • International cohorts or internships
  • Research or independent projects
  • Any summer experience in a community other than their own

Presented by faculty and staff of the Middlebury Experiential Learning Centers.

MiddCORE Application are Due April 15

Transformative. Life-altering. 

That’s how college students describe MiddCORE: a four-week summer program for current college students and recent graduates who want to develop the SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, and CONFIDENCE to be successful in life and work. MiddCORE is a residential program where students live on the beach at Asilomar and classes are held at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey June 1–29, 2019. Through an intensive daily schedule of small-group classes and mentor-led workshops, students develop skills in innovation, strategic thinking, and leadership. The program is highly collaborative and hands-on, and students work closely with each other and more than 50 mentors from the top leading fields and professions. To better understand MiddCORE check out the brochurecoursebook,  alumni outcomes, and follow on Instagram

Application Due April 15.

“My month at MiddCORE was a turning point in my education. Every single day you are challenged to collaborate, be creative, and jump into situations that may have previously scared you. The people I met during MiddCORE are now some of my closest friends, as we not only went through struggles and successes together, but we got to explore an amazing new place in our off-time. I would absolutely recommend MiddCORE to anyone looking for a valuable adventure and an entire new network of talented connections.”

Nina Sweeney, MiddCORE graduate

President & COO of Goldman Sachs to Visit on April 10

Please join the Professors of the Practice Business and Enterprise Program, Center for Careers and Internships, and Middlebury Women on Wall St. on Wednesday, April 10th to welcome John Waldron ’91, President and Chief Operating Officer back to campus. Registration is required to attend the following events.

  • From Middlebury to Goldman Sachs: A Career Conversation with John Waldron ’91; 4:30 p.m. in MBH 220 – Registration Required
  • “Trends, Challenges and Opportunities: Perspectives on the Financial Services Industry” – Lecture presented by John Waldron ’91; 7:30 p.m. in MBH 216 – Registration Required

John Waldron is president and chief operating officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He is a member of the Goldman Sachs Management Committee and chair of the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee and Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee. Previously, John was co-head of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) from 2014 to 2018. Prior to that, he was global head of Investment Banking Services (IBS)/Client Coverage for IBD and had oversight of the IBS Leadership Group, a group he founded in 2010.

Earlier in his career, he was global co-head of the Financial Sponsors Group from 2007 to 2009, co-head of Leveraged Finance from 2005 to 2007 and co-head of the Media and Entertainment Group in IBD from 2002 to 2005. John joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2002. John is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees and chairman of the Trustees Committee of The Lawrenceville School. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York, co-chairman of Youth, I.N.C., and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. John graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Middlebury College with a BA in English in 1991.

Win $CASH$ in the New England Small College Investment Challenge

Here’s a great opportunity for you to participate in investing through this unique contest where YOU and Middlebury College could win CASH PRIZES.

This is a month-long competition from April 1 to May 3, 2019.  The top performing student portfolio at each of the 11 participating colleges will receive $500, the top overall performing student portfolio wins $2,000 and the top New England Small College wins $2,500 thanks to the sponsorship of Fidelity.

Rapunzl was co-founded by an Amherst College alumnus who created this investment education platform which is part of the Chicago Public High school curriculum.  As a NESCAC alumnus, he wanted to bring this fantastic opportunity to the New England Small Colleges as a way to help students learn about investing in a fun and collaborative way.