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Are you interested in Graduate School? Columbia University’s Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education have come together to create a new program in Sustainability Management. It is a Master of Science, which pending approval will admit its first class in the fall of 2010. The M.S. in Sustainability Management is a brand new […]

Are you interested in fighting hunger? If so, come learn what one of our peers has already accomplished. Corinne Almquist (Middlebury ’09) will be giving a talk entitled “Fresh Food For All: A Vermont Gleaner’s Experience” on November 10 at 6:30 PM in Hillcrest 103 (the Orchard). Almquist is a Compton Mentor Fellow who has […]

Do you have any interest in Social Justice through Healthcare Advocacy? If so, you might be interested in the Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice and the Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice. Both fellowships are year-long, full-time, salaried positions at Families USA‘s office in Washington, DC. Each year, one candidate will be selected for each […]

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Thanksgiving is coming and it is a perfect time to start networking. So, if you can’t wait for the the annual Turkey Talk Networking Workshop on November 19th at 4:30 PM in MBH 104 and on November 30 at 12:15 PM in Hillcrest 103, read on. Networking has many benefits. One such benefit is access […]

Have you heard about Teach Kentucky? Teach Kentucky is a high-quality alternative to Teach for America and a program with very strong Middlebury ties: after two years, students have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree as well as two years of classroom experience at an attractive salary that goes a long way in […]

If you’re looking for a powerful experience that helps change America for the better, consider U.S. PIRG (U.S. Public Interest Research Group). Come to their information session tomorrow, Tuesday November 3 2009 5:00 to 6:00 P.M in Axinn 100. U.S. PIRG is a federation of state-based, nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations that work for the public interest […]

Did you miss last Wednesday’s Graduate School Fair? If so, or if you are looking for a refresher, read on for the highlights. One highlight was the The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, which focuses not only on business but on management and leadership. The Drucker MBA Program stood out […]

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Last Thursday the The Aspen Institute released the 2009-2010 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and ranking of full-time MBA programs that integrate aspects of corporate social responsibility.

Are you looking for funding for a community service project? If so, read on! Youth Service America is currently accepting applications for State Farm® Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants to support service-learning projects that culminate on Global Youth Service Day, April 23-25, 2010. School and community educators across the United States and Canada (select provinces) can […]

Have you looked at the J-Term Catalog and realized that you wish you had looked for an internship? Well it is not too late there is a November 5th deadline to receive credit for a full-time internship so get started on applying! J-Term Internship Outreach and Social Media DESCRIPTION The Outreach and Social Media Intern […]

ACE (Alliance for Climate Education) is opening another round of offices in Denver, DC, Atlanta, and NY/NJ area in January. travels to high schools around the country to educate students on the science behind climate change and motivate them to take action through our dynamic assembly presentations. Their team of trained Educators conduct these informative […]

Do you know how to answer “What is your greatest weakness?” Now, jokingly you might want to respond, I work too hard, and I care to much, but what is the interviewer actually looking for? Gina Chung, on GottaMentor,  says “You want to give a real weakness that you are already in process of addressing.” […]

Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Biology, Political Science, Art History Do any of those sound like your interests or even your major? The Federal Government is hiring people with all kinds of backgrounds, so check out makingthedifference.org, an amazing resource which contains internships and jobs in the public sector. However it does not only contain […]

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a project of the Congressional Hunger Center, is a unique leadership development opportunity for motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty. Each year 20 participants are selected for this eleven-month program. Fellows are placed for half their term of service with […]

Many folk here at Middlebury have already begun the job/internship hunt. Well if you are interested in Advocacy, Conservation, Farming, Development, Education or more, make sure you look at the Orion Grassroots Network (OGN) Job listings or Internship listings.  The OGN Jobsource posts jobs that focus on change for people or planet and is grassroots […]

Do you have an interest in social entrepreneurship or would like to learn about health mentoring programs? Come to the Career Conversation with David Torres ’88 entitled, “From Investment Banking to NGO Work in Africa: An Awakening,” next Friday, October 23 in the RAJ conference room. While traveling around the world with his family on […]

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Everyone should check out “How to Make Yourself Standout in an Interview.” It is a great article with sections on what you should know about the job, the industry and the company.  It recommends that before the interview, you research industry trends as well as have a list of your five most compelling qualities, which you […]

Are you currently looking for a job or internship?  If so, you might want to check out GovCentral’s “The 10 Worst Job Hunting Mistakes.”  Below are some of their recommendations: Don’t use an unprofessional e-mail address on your resume Make sure you are prepared to ask questions in your interview Choose your references wisely and […]

Bridgestar, an initiative of the Bridgespan Group, has written an amazing article this month entitled, “How to Develop Yourself as a Nonprofit Leader.”  Below are some of the tips from the six senior executives featured in their article: Join an organization’s fundraising committee “Join any group that can put you in touch with people you […]

The Solar College Initiative is looking for an intern who would assist in the deployment of their campus solar solutions. It would be an excellant opportunity to jump right into the solar industry.  The internship is unpaid and has a 6 month commitment.  This 10-20 hour a week internship could be completed from anywhere via telecommute. […]