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There are four days left to register for the Northeast Farm to Preschool Forum in Dublin, NH! Discover new strategies for bringing joy and wonder to early childhood through food and farm education! Attend workshops, network, take a field trip and discuss the exciting intersection where seed to table meets preschool. Field trips will be […]

On Saturday, October 5, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., undergraduates, graduate students, K-12 teachers and their students, as well as faculty and staff who are supporting their efforts, will come together at Middlebury College in the McCullough Social Space for an extraordinary symposium. Our purpose is to explore the ways that food studies can foster […]

Bridport Central School AmeriCorps VISTA opening… What is Vermont Campus Compact? VCC is a statewide consortium of higher education institutions that have made a commitment to our role in creating a flourishing democracy.  We believe that higher education can help prepare tomorrow’s civic and social leaders while strengthening today’s communities.   What is a VISTA? […]

For all our Midd alumni and recent 2013 graduates, check out Echoing Green’s excellent resource for jobs with a social impact, both domestic and international: Social Impact Jobs August 2013 | Echoing Green.

Students – Is law school in your future?  Then check out: Vermont Law School Information Session WHERE: Franklin Environmental Center, The Orchard WHEN:  4:00p Eat pizza and learn about opportunities for Midd students at VLS.  Tim Clark from VLS Admissions will provide info about their law and graduate programs, including the accelerated two-year JD and […]

The Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) is a network of over 2,500 civil society organizations from around the world, working together to establish a fair, effective and independent International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC is the first permanent Court with the mandate to bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious violations […]

Sustainable Harvest’s Summer Fellowship Program hosts fellows at their offices around the world–either at their headquarters in Portland, Oregon, or in their origin offices in Lima, Peru; Oaxaca, Mexico; or Kigoma and Moshi, Tanzania. Fellows receive a stipend and work alongside staff on projects related to business communications, impact measurement, development funding, and other tasks […]

This article, Green Jobs for Recent Graduates: Make a Sustainable Impact, made an impact on me. I read it and couldn’t stop thinking that when you graduate from Middlebury College you feel armed to take on the world with all your newly acquired skills and competencies from 4-years of liberal arts inquiry and experiential learning.  […]

Please join Middlebury alum Hannah Burnett, former GHC Fellow, for an interactive information session to discuss this Fellowship that can make a difference in the lives of many in Africa. The event will occur Wednesday, December 5th at 6:00 PM in MBH 104. WHAT IS THE GLOBAL HEALTH CORPS FELLOWSHIP? The Global Health Corps fellowship […]

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Filed Under (Food Systems) by on December 3, 2012

Here is a wonderful resource compilation of the best of The New York Times related to food (http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/23/all-about-food/) – compliments of the FBEA. They note: “Food is a wide-ranging topic, and we’ve assembled here resources along the wide spectrum, in four categories: nutrition, hunger and food insecurity, preparation and culture, and, finally, fun with food.” […]

Here is a great blog post from Cynthia Belliveau, Dean of University of Vermont Continuing Education and professor in UVM’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science, about her Dewey-ian approach to using food preparation and communal eating as a means to learn about our troubled food system, the environment, economics and society. Tongs, Tomatoes and […]

Jacqueline Novogratz, Chief Executive of the Acumen Fund, which invests in businesses aiding the world’s poor, says, “We think about our values in pairs, and there is a tension or a balance between them.” Novogratz talks about what answers to questions on a job interview become a ‘dead-end’ and how authenticity and fit are key […]

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When it comes to careers, young people are often advised to find their true calling. But for many, the sense of fulfillment grows only over time, as they become better at their jobs. What about you? Do you know what your passion is for now or are you willing to allow yourself the time to […]

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Filed Under (Education, Graduate School, International) by on September 26, 2012

SIT Graduate Institute Graduate School TODAY, September 26 3:00-4:00PM Recruiter in Residence: EIA Adirondack House Library 6:00-7:00PM Information Session: The Orchard, Hillcrest 103 Heather Beard, Admissions Counselor at School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute, will host a Recruiter-in-Residence today  in EIA’s Adirondack House Library from 3-4pm and an information session in The Orchard, Hillcrest […]

Katharine Wolf ’02 Friday, Sept 21 | 12:30pm Axinn 219 You may ask: Should I start my social enterprise now while I am in school? Or should I build up my skills in the corporate world or some linear industry, so I can be more effective towards my goals down the line? We will explore […]

Come join Dennis D. Parker ’77, P’13 for a unique Career Conversation today, Monday, March 19 at 5:00 PM in Carr Hall lounge to discuss public interest law, ACLU, racial justice work and applying to law school. Mr. Parker is the Director of the ACLU National Office’s Racial Justice Program (RJP). Concentrating on issues of  […]

There are some awesome opportunities for Internships in the Common Good offered through Middlebury this summer.  Below are a few fast-approaching internship deadlines that come to mind as a sampling.  Go to go/MOJO to find out more: ESS Wild Edibles – Local ecology and food sustainability internship – Deadline March 20 Community School – Community […]

Summer Garden Manager Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School  APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday: March 9th, 2012   Description: Mt. Abe Middle and High schools in Bristol, VT are seeking a summer intern to fill the role of Summer Garden Manager. The role of the intern is to work in collaboration with a Master Gardener who has overseen […]

Two PAID Martha’s Vineyard Conservation Internships!  Housing Is Provided! The Summer Conservation Intern will report directly to the Islands Land Steward, with frequent interaction with the Islands Program Manager, the Eastern Massachusetts Program Director, and native plant specialists. During the 12-week period, the intern will: • Gain practical experience in land management and restoration • Learn […]