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The Careers in the Common Good (CCG) program supports Middlebury students and alumni interested in pursuing careers that promote social responsibility. This mission builds upon a long tradition that has been fostered at the College, from the first Peace Corps volunteers who served in the early 1960s, to the alumni who have founded and led organizations such as Seeds of Peace and Save the Children, to the very active and engaged students on campus today, who are affiliated with a range of mission-driven organizations. This blog is designed to highlight some of the many resources available to help you translate a passion for social responsibility into a viable and satisfying career.


Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) is hoping you’ll spread the word that there is a local job opening (it’s part time (10hr/week) working with their Community Relations Manager. They’re growing fast and they are looking for an energetic, motivated, independent person who would like a part time schedule. It’s meaningful work and always hopping. For […]

Three (3) new spring 2010 post-graduate internships (FEBs can apply and undergraduates with high GPAs are encouraged to apply too) are being offered through Charlotte-based NativeEnergy, which is an internationally recognized provider of high quality carbon offsets and renewable energy credits (RECs). They enable customers to support the construction of clean renewable projects and build […]

Below are deadlines for competitions, fellowships, and prizes that may be of interest to aspiring social or environmental entrepreneurs. These were provided courtesy of Green VC LinkedIn November 12, 2009 2010-2011 Acumen Fund Fellows Program – Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty. […]

The WT Internship opportunity deadline to work as a Shelter Assistant at the John Graham Shelter in Vergennes, VT has been extended until Monday, November 9. The position would work to identify and reach out to homeless individuals and families to build trusting relationships in order to foster empowerment and assist with transition from homelessness […]

MATCH Corps is an urban education service year at the MATCH Charter Public Schools in Boston, MA. It is a highly selective post-grad fellowship year which pairs Corps members with 5 or 6 individual students in the MATCH High or Middle School, both award winning public schools. The Corps live together, and tutor their handful […]

Make a difference like Middlebury recent graduates Paul Barnwell, Kris Wilson, Lenny Badeau, Alex Moody, & Cori Loew! Meet with Founder and Director Rowan Claypool from 11am to 5pm on Friday, October 30th at the Adirondack House Career Services Office. Teach Kentucky recruits college graduates to teach in urban middle and high schools throughout the […]

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Mccullough Student Center 12 – 2 PM SPREAD THE WORD….. All students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to visit McCullough Social Space from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M. to speak with representatives from more than 35 visiting professional and graduate schools. Programs offered are in the fields of public health, medicine, […]

The Environmental Council manages an innovative grant program designed to inspire environmental leadership across the campus through sustainability initiatives. Thanks to President Ron Liebowitz the Environmental Council continues to be able to provide grants to Middlebury College students, staff and faculty. Nearly 40 grants have been awarded utilizing more than $65,000 of funding.

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Fall Family Weekend has begun. Maybe you are freaking out because just found out that your friend’s brother has the exact job that you want or you just remembered that you have an interview on Monday. If you haven’t made it to any of the CSO’s workshops and if you can’t make it into the […]


Check out this weekly tip from the Green Career Central Newsletter. Tip of the Week: Moving from the Electric Grid to the Smart Grid: What You Need to Know Now Why should you check it out? Because “It’s going to be a big influence on every industry as the specifics of the smart grid unfold. […]

If you are currently on the hunt for a job, add the Energy Action Coalition Job Board to your list of websites you check regularly. Here are some recent job opportunities listed: • Southern Energy Network – FL & SC Organizer • Earth Island Institute/Brower Youth Awards • Alliance for Climate Education Senior Educator

I just heard about this amazing internship opportunity that runs from January 2010 to June 2010! Unilever National Park Congressional Internship Program In Partnership with SCA Each year, six student leaders are selected to participate in the Unilever National Park Congressional Internship program, gaining valuable real-world in a Congressional office on Capitol Hill in Washington, […]

Here is a job opportunity that we are reposting from Part-time Tech-support for Multilingual Sites We are seeking applicants for part time (approximately 10 hours per week), temporary work to facilitate the maintenance of the website in 7 different languages, and our regular communications to our multilingual lists. Tech savviness is a […]

Have you heard about GlobeMed? It is a new organization at Middlebury College which is looking for your support! GlobeMed is an organization that partners universities with community-based organizations in developing nations. Middlebury’s chapter has just been partnered with Africa 2000 Network in Uganda, an organization that works to improve lives in rural villages through […]

It turns out a lot of us already have tools we need for a job search! Check out this great article “Leveraging Social Media in Your Nonprofit Job Search: Q&A with Beth Kanter, Author of Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media” to learn how to utilize your social networking prowess. Also on the […]

There will be an information session for the The China Education Initiative this Sunday, September 27, 2009 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in MBH 104. The China Education Initiative (CEI) CEI is an innovative non-profit organization, supported by the Ford Foundation, that addresses educational inequality in low-income, indigenous minority communities in rural parts of China […]

Are you interested in Columbia University’s twelve month Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy? If so get excited because they will have program representatives at the Midd Grad fair on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. in the McCullough Social space! Or, if you just can’t wait, check out […]


If you are interested in ways that people are promoting the goals of geotourism, check out the winners of the National Geographic Geotourism Challenge 2009. The site features various businesses and projects which promote sustainable tourism–from a carbon neutral airline to environmentally friendly river trips. It is a great read if you want to learn […]


How many times have you visited Career Services and the counselor looks over your resume and tells you that the bullets under your Experience section should be quantifiable? But what if your internship or volunteer job was only for a brief time frame and you weren’t around to quantify the results of your hard work?

Come to an informal Career Conversation co-sponsored by CSO and ES Program to hear Jeffrey Langholz, a leading conservation expert and a recognized authority on the growing role that private lands play in accomplishing the triple goals of biodiversity conservation, economic development and social justice. His teaching and research focus on biodiversity conservation and sustainable […]