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Now that we’re both back on campus, let’s get started in thinking about how you can translate your interests and passions  into a career with an impact! There are lots of opportunities while here at Middlebury to explore social change both inside and outside the classroom.  For instance, the newly formed Center for Education in […]

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum […]

Nutrition and Agriculture Educator Start-Date: August 22, 2011 Location: Newport, Vermont About Green Mountain Farm-to-School Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a nonprofit organization promoting the health and wellbeing of Vermont’s children, farms and communities by providing programs to connect schools and farms through food and education. In the 2010-2011 academic year, GMFTS aims to serve […]

Farm-to-School Coordinator Start-Date: August 22, 2011 Location: Newport, Vermont About Green Mountain Farm-to-School Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a nonprofit organization promoting the health and wellbeing of Vermont’s children, farms and communities by providing programs to connect schools and farms through food and education. In the 2010-2011 academic year, GMFTS aims to serve 24 school […]

The Food Project seeks individuals with a strong desire to become fully invested in their enterprise during their time with them. They hold high expectations for their youth and in order to foster their potential they require their Crew Leaders to be strong role models. Ideal candidates possess enthusiasm for working with youth, interest in […]

As part of the 23rd Annual Hannah A. Quint Lecture in Jewish Studies titled: “Global Hunger 2011 and our Role as Global Citizens”, guest lecturer, Ruth Messinger, President of the American Jewish World Service, will hold a Career Conversation on global social justice issues on Thursday, February 24th at 7:30 PM at the Brainerd Commons […]

New Sector’s Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE) is a competitive program that provides young professionals with up to ten years of work experience the opportunity to be trained and serve as an AmeriCorps member at a nonprofit organization for one year. New Sector AmeriCorps Residents are selected from a competitive applicant pool to provide Boston […]

Thinking about studying abroad or pursuing international service work, research, internship, or other form of international immersion experience? If yes, then broaden your thinking and enhance your preparation by attending the following workshop! Meaningful International Research, Civic Engagement, and Internships: Charting a Course to Plan, Fund, and Implement Out-of-Classroom Projects Wednesday, February 16, 4:30-6 p.m., […]

Kate Clopeck is a recent graduate of the Technology and Policy Masters Program at MIT and co-founder of a non-profit, Community Water Solutions, that works to bring safe drinking water to rural villages in Ghana.  She joins us here again at Middlebury to talk about the Fellowship program. CWS recently  launched a new fellowship program and would […]

The Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) seeks applicants for a two-year paid Environmental Philanthropy Associate located in Middlebury, VT. The work of the fellow will be focused in two primary areas: the High Meadows Fund (HMF, www.highmeadowsfund.org) and the Vermont Food Funders Network. HMF’s mission is to promote a healthy natural environment while encouraging long-term economic […]

The Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) seeks applicants for a two-year paid Community Philanthropy Associate position located in Middlebury, VT. The fellow works with the Foundation’s communications team and philanthropic advisors to help our giving partners, including donors and grantee organizations, understand community need and the role of philanthropy in addressing those needs. Issues supported by […]

Co-founder of the non-profit, Community Water Solutions, Katy Clopek, will introduce you to their Fellows program that works to bring safe drinking water to rural villages in Ghana, West Africa. The program is organized around two Winter Term and Summer sessions. The Community Water Solutions Fellowship Program is a three‐week water education and leadership training […]

Looking for a low-key, flexible way to volunteer and meet a critical need in the community? Look no farther than the Charter House, an emergency housing facility in town! Charter House is in great need of new volunteers, and shifts are only 3-4 hours long each. Volunteer once a month, once a semester, or once […]

Fight Poverty this Summer–apply for the Shepherd Alliance Internships Intern for 8 weeks this summer and learn first-hand about the multiple dimensions of poverty at a rural or urban site in the United States. Come to an Information Session: Friday, Jan 7th at 12:00pm Center for Education in Action, Resource Library, Adirondack House 2010 Interns […]

Uganda Village Project – a public health and development nonprofit in rural Uganda – is now accepting applications for its 2011 Summer Internship Program. Our own Middlebury alumnus, Leah Bevis ’09, was the Uganda Village Project Healthy Villages Coordinator.

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Divine Chocolate is the world’s first farmer-owned Fair Trade Chocolate brand. The company, Divine Chocolate Inc, is owned in part by the farmers of Kuapa Kokoo a cocoa cooperative in Ghana. Our mission is to bring the benefits of the chocolate trade to cocoa farmers through the creation of a dynamic branded proposition. We realize […]

El Pomar Foundation, one of the largest and oldest private foundations in the Rocky Mountain West, with assets totaling approximately $450 million currently contributes approximately $20 million annually through its grant-making and programs. They are now accepting applications for the Fellowship Class of 2011. Please review the eligibility requirements and selection criteria to determine if […]

As the Career Services Digital Media Specialist you will create cutting edge student, staff, employer and professional video content for Career Service’s projects, i.e. Web site, blogs, and video clips for presentations. Responsibilities Produce videos and multimedia for the Web site, presentations and educational and outreach efforts. Access via proper channels, digital editing systems, and […]

The Bard Center for Environmental Policy offers two master of science degrees in environmental policy and climate science and policy . We are guided by the belief that today’s young people are coming of age at an extraordinary moment in human history. By virtue of being born around 1990, their generation must shepherd humanity through […]

The Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) is excited to offer a unique opportunity to be actively involved in the movement to end hunger and poverty. CHC is a bi-partisan organization committed to making access to nutritious, affordable and culturally appropriate food a national priority. Every year, we look for promising young leaders who care about addressing […]