Addison County Poverty Internships offer meaningful opportunities to spend summer fighting poverty in Vermont. This year the paid internships will take place at the John Graham Homeless Shelter, the Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, and the Open Door Clinic. Interns will earn $9.20 per hour, 35 hours per week. Students can choose to reside on campus for $100 per week, meal plan included.
See here for list of internship descriptions:
How do I apply?
Find our more information and apply through MOJO! Log in here, search for “Addison County Poverty Internships,” and follow the instructions to submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript (can be unofficial). Applications are due on March 11, 2013. Interviews will be held in mid-March and successful applicants will be notified before spring break.
What if I have questions?
Attend the information session:
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Center for Education in Action (EIA) Library in Adirondack House
OR Contact Ashley Calkins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midd alum Ruth Kelty ’95 with NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science is pleased to announce more than 50 wide-ranging internships open to Middlebury students in a variety of majors and interests. Through this internship program, opportunities will be available in NOAA labs and offices nationwide, working in fields such as applied ocean and atmospheric science, policy, and science communication. Each student’s summer activities will be overseen and mentored by a NOAA staff member.
Internships are in the natural and social sciences and last approximately 10 weeks. Start dates are flexible, but most internships begin in June and end in August. Interns will be selected on a competitive basis. While these are unpaid internships, the Center for Education in Action is committed to providing funding for up to three of these opportunities (current seniors are not eligible for funding but may still apply for the internships).
See here for list of internship descriptions : 2013 NOAA internship opportunities
Interested in leading summer programs spanning the outdoors, service, language, or writing? Apply to be a summer trip leader at Overland !
Application deadline: Monday, December 10 (1st of 3 deadlines)
Overland offers outdoor trips (hiking & bicycle touring), service and field studies, language study abroad and writing programs to students ages 10 to 18. For the past 26 years, small groups, carefully crafted programs and inspiring leadership have been at the heart of what they do.
Students ending their first year in college will serve on their Williamstown support staff and may earn leadership opportunities. Students completing their sophomore year typically lead in New England. Juniors and seniors lead programs across the country and world-wide.
Check MOJO for full details on this job opportunity
Application deadline: Monday, December 10
Middlebury Community Care Coalition is a volunteer-based non-profit that provides emergency housing and food through the Charter House Emergency Winter Shelter and Pleasant Street Transitional Housing to those in Addison County needing assistance.
Interns will help maintain a spirit of welcome and community within the building. Interns will also gain an in-depth understanding of how the Middlebury Community Care Coalition and the broader community support the transition of homeless families to stable housing
Please visit go/internships and click on “Winter Term” for information on receiving course credit for this internship
Check MOJO for full details on this job opportunity!
For more information visit : http://www.mccc-vt.org/
Deadline to apply: December 17, 2012
An Internship with the Sustainability Coordinator at Teton Science Schools is a winter term experience available to motivated Middlebury students interested in organizational sustainability.
The intern will work on the sustainability audit (STARS) and the development of a Sustainability Report, describing the outcomes of the audit and the school’s efforts towards sustainability. As part of this program, the Intern will have the option to take a Winter Ecology Course (3-9 days) and work on the development of sustainability curriculum within the Field Education Program, including exploring pedagogy and field teaching, depending on the interests of the intern.
The Sustainability Initiative at Teton Science Schools is the process of educating about and monitoring our natural resource use. This process helps us to understand our environmental, community and economic impacts and make informed decisions regarding energy use, resource consumption and waste.
Don’t miss this great opportunity !! Apply on MOJO!
Lacrosse the Nations unifies the lacrosse community to sustainably improve education and health while creating hope and opportunity for children in need.
For a second year, Lacrosse the Nations (LtN) is partnering with Manna Project International to recruit a Program Director (PD). The Program Director will be responsible for inspiring the youth in Nicaragua to love lacrosse and learn valuable life skills through the game. Manna Project International is a non-profit that utilizes the passions and energy of young people to empower developing international communities through hands-on learning and service.
Check MOJO for full details on this job opportunity!
Application deadline: Saturday, December 1
ThinkImpact launches its application for the 2013 Institute in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa. Throughout the eight-week total immersion experience you will foster social entrepreneurship and gain real-world interpersonal skills.
ThinkImpact provides you with a curriculum and guidance to think with unprecedented creativity about how to:
1. Inspire sustainable microenterprise development
2. Tackle social challenges in rural communities, and
3. Build and operate a team to do it!
The 2013 ThinkImpact Institute runs from June 19th through August 14th. This includes an in-country training called ThinkImpact University (TIU), 7 weeks in your rural community and an end-of-program debrief, called Disrupt, at the end of the program.
Early application submission deadline is December 7th. Application submission deadline is February 1st. Apply today to explore entrepreneurship with ThinkImpact in Africa this summer. The application is the first step in a life long journey of exploration and discovery. They are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. This means the sooner you submit your application, the better your chances of securing a seat at the 2013 Institute.
Learn more about the Institute at www.thinkimpact.com
Want to speak to an alum? Contact Jessica Morse (jessica[at]thinkimpact.com) to connect with a former Institute Scholar today.
The purpose of this full-time summer internship is to provide an opportunity for on-the-job experience for planning students or those in similar fields, especially for those interested in public service.
Applications for the Summer 2013 Gerhardt Internship are now open. Click here to download more information about the internship and instructions for completing your application.
All application materials (including reference letters) must be received by Tuesday, February 19, 2013. The intern will be selected by March 19 and notified by phone as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants not selected will be notified by mail.
For additional information about the internship, application process, or materials, please click here to read some Frequently Asked Questions. Please do not contact 1000 Friends staff until you have read this document. If you still have questions, please contact Robin Jennings at email@example.com or 503-497-1000 x125.
Teaching English in El Triunfo, Ecuador gives students an opportunity to help local students from ages 6-13 improve their English skills. Aside from the English teacher no one else in the town speaks English, so the ability to speak Spanish is necessary. The goal of this J-term program is to get the kids excited about English and help them improve their speaking abilities.
You should attend this information session prior to submitting an application on MOJO. We will go over the differences between the Nosara and El Triunfo programs. Alumni from these programs will discuss the details of the internships. Selected students will need to complete the Winter Term proposals forms and submit them by the deadline on MOJO.
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To learn more about these positions or to apply, visit MOJO today!.
1. Study Abroad Startup Intern in Cambridge, MA
Founded by Harvard Business School graduates, Language International is a fast-growing Internet startup in the $55-billion study abroad space. Each year, we help thousands of students find and book life-changing immersion programs all over the world! We are looking for a hardworking and hyper-motivated intern who has a positive outlook, a go-and-get-it-done-now attitude, and an obsession with extreme order and details. Those who are looking for a relaxed 9 to 5 job need not apply. As an intern, you will be joining our school expansion team to help us achieve our mission of building the world’s largest database of study abroad programs. You will be given a tremendous amount of responsibilities as an intern.
This is a very intense full-time internship during the Winter Term. Your specific responsibilities include:
- Signing and negotiating contracts with new partner schools all over the world
- Working with schools to get them to enter their profile onto our website
- Performing a quality check on every school profiled created on our website
- Updating incorrect or missing school and course content on our website
- Hiring and managing an offshore team of data entry contractors
2. World Camp International Service Intern in Malawi
The World Camp Service Internship is a total immersion program that offers the opportunity to be challenged by work in rural Malawian communities. Our 4.5 week program provides on the ground training and guidance, a chance to work directly with students, teachers and community groups to address local challenges, and develop personal leadership skills and a deeper self-awareness. Interns work directly in schools teaching a HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness curriculum, and leading environmental awareness and gender empowerment workshops. While there is downtime and some free days, most of your time is spent teaching, or interacting with community members and students.
3. Winter Term ’13 – Global Health Corps Program and Operations Intern in NY, NY
Deadline to apply: October 12, 2012
The Global Health Corps is seeking 5 creative, well-organized, hard-working interns to support the programming and operations of the 2012-2013 Fellowship. Interns will work closely with the CEO, Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Programs, Operations Associate and regional Program Managers, and will gain a first-hand understanding of the day to day programming and operations of a young entrepreneurial non-profit. This experience will also provide an insight into how fellowships or schools conduct admissions processes.
Summer Internship Opportunities in Linguistics :
To learn more about these positions or to apply, visit MOJO today!
1. Business Planning and Development Intern at The Language Way in Ossing, NY
Deadline to Apply: April 20
The Language Way offers customized Spanish classes for organizations and individuals who need to service their clients professionally in Spanish; multinational corporations doing business abroad and/or interested in consolidating departments within North and South America have found their programs essential to meeting their goals and containing costs. Read the rest of this entry »
To learn more about this position or to apply, visit MOJO today!
Paid Market Development Internship at Green Mountain Flour in Windsor, VT
Deadline to Apply: April 15
Green Mountain Flour seeks to secure more wholesale accounts, to more effectively get its story out to consumers, and to find and focus on the more profitable aspects of working with local grains. As an intern, you will follow the process from sourcing grains to milling/baking and then arriving at farmer’s markets where they make pizza to order in our mobile pizza oven as well as sell flour, artisianal breads and homemade sodas. You will have access to the internal workings of the company to seek out revenue generating avenues, and exploring partnerships with other organizations and businesses. This internships is funded by the New Millennium Fund.
To learn more about these great internships, or to apply, visit MOJO today !!!!
1. Hunger Action Intern at the Presbytery of Philadelphia
Vermont Campus Compact is offering Vermont college and university students the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways to Vermont recovery with six-week paid internships this summer from June 11 – July 27. Interns will work 30 hours per week and will be compensated $9.50/hour. Interns will need reliable transportation, and in most cases will need to secure their own housing; some assistance in finding housing may be available.
- Build valuable career, civic, and leadership skills. Participate in professional development trainings and reflections as part of a cohort of 10 undergraduate and graduate students working with Vermont Long-Term Recovery Committees or other community organizations around the state.
- Now accepting internship applications. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis. Please visit www.vtcampuscompact.org for position descriptions, application, and additional information.
The American Red Cross of Vermont and New Hampshire Valley (Burlington, VT)
The American Red Cross of Vermont and New Hampshire Valley seeks a VCC intern to work on a new and exciting initiative to build community sheltering capacity throughout Vermont. The impact of Tropical Storm Irene demonstrated a need to ensure that every community has the training and capacity to provide temporary, emergency shelter during times of disaster. The Vermont and New Hampshire Valley American Red Cross is undertaking an initiative to bring the training and basic supplies to every Vermont community that elects to participate. Join us and be a part of both the planning and implementation phases of this vital program. Candidates will report directly to the Chief Response Officer, with the opportunity to draw upon his 30 years of experience in disaster preparedness and response. A valid driver’s license is a must. The ideal candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher (or similar programs). Solid interpersonal skills are a must.
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:
These are ones with deadlines over Spring Break:
…and many, many more with news ones being added daily!
Summer Garden Manager
Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday: March 9th, 2012
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 the garden for 6 years as well as the food service Director who will be in charge of summer meal sites and summer processing of garden food for use in Fall school meals.
Mt. Abe is only a short 20 minute drive from Middlebury.
Apply on MOJO!
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 proper research and monitoring protocols for restoration projects
• Become knowledgeable of the plants and animals endemic to the Sandplains
• Be exposed to The Nature Conservancy’s mission, culture and values.
• Assist the Islands Land Steward in managing and restoring Sandplain grassland and shrub land ecosystems on Martha’s Vineyard
• Become knowledgeable in the local flora of the island’s ecosystems to assist in site inventory, restoration project monitoring, and effective management
• Facilitate the management of a native plant nursery by supervising volunteers, weeding, transplanting seedlings, operating irrigation systems, collecting seed from early-flowering, low stature, or rare species
• Assist in stewardship and preserve management activities such as boundary posting, legal monitoring, invasive species control, and equipment maintenance
• As needed, assist TNC partners such as shorebird monitors, the Oak Bluffs Shellfish Constable, and graduate students.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Tracy Himmel Isham, thimmeli[at]middlebury.edu.
Visit go/mojo and search Keywords: “Conservation Interns” for more information. April 6th application deadline.
These four internships offer a meaningful opportunity to spend summer fighting poverty in Vermont. This year the internships will take place at the John Graham Homeless Shelter, Middlebury Transitional Care Coalition Farm-To-Plate program, HOPE, and the Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.
Middlebury Community Care Coalition, Inc. (MCCC) – Farm-to-Plate Intern: MCCC is a volunteer, non-profit providing basic food and housing for local residents who need assistance. Community Lunch and Community Supper together provide over 18,000 meals each year, and with the participation of the Nash farm, as well as church, student and community organizations, MCCC is ready to launch Farm-to-Plate as its fifth ongoing program in collaboration with the Nash Farm. Through this program the intern will learn both the structure and challenges of food production/distribution/storage and the stresses faced by individuals/families trying to overcome poverty. Internship duties will range from developing a conceptual structure for managing the farm’s output to planting, harvesting, and coordinating meals at the Lunch and Supper programs with the produce. Internship Dates: May 28 – August 3, 2012
John Graham Homeless Shelter
The John W. Graham Emergency Shelter has provided food, shelter and hope to homeless individuals and families for thirty-one years. The Shelter offers its services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to individuals and families with children. Many are the hardest to house including survivors of abuse, violence and rape; people with disabilities; people in recovery; and people suffering with mental illness. The John Graham Shelter summer intern will be a key team player in providing food, shelter and hope to Addison County’s homeless population, with a special emphasis on helping the Shelter to launch its community mentor program. Internship Dates: June 11 – August 17, 2012
HOPE is a private 501(c)(3) organization whose is “to reduce the effects of poverty in Addison County.” Core programs have always included the provision of food, clothing and household items, heat and housing. The intern will serve as an Assistant in a Local Food Access Program, which is intended to strengthen connections between farmers, food shelves and low income persons; to continue to increase the amount of local, healthy food available to those who typically cannot obtain it; to increase market opportunities for farmers; to educate people on the harvest, preservation and preparation of produce; and to provide opportunities for low income persons and others to participate in a project that will provide benefit to a wide range of people and will promote new community relationships. Internship Dates: June 11 – August 17, 2012
Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence: ACCADSV is a collaborative group of AC agencies and organizations that work together to prevent domestic and sexual violence through education and closing gaps amongst providers. Our mission is to promote and enhance the safety and well-being of all members of the Addison County Community. The intern will work with community agencies to engage and educate community members in projects including teen-center outreach, data collection, and other community programs. Internship Dates: June 11 – August 17, 2012
How do I apply?
Find our more information and apply through MOJO! www.middmojo.com Log in and search for “Middlebury College Civic Engagement” under Midd-friendly Internships and follow the instructions to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript (can be unofficial), and two letters of recommendation. Applications are due on March 7, 2012. Interviews will be held in mid-March and successful applicants will be notified before spring break.
What if I have questions?
Attend one of the two information sessions:
Tues., February 28, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, February 29th at 12:15 p.m. in the Center for Education in Action (EIA) Library in Adirondack House
OR Contact Ashley Calkins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Tim Mosehauer (email@example.com or ext. 5105) about MOJO.
Interns will earn $8.70 per hour, 35 hours per week. Students can choose to reside on campus for $100 per week, meal plan included.
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At 33 locations across the nation and abroad, Breakthrough Collaborative launches motivated middle-school students on the path to college and prepares older students for careers in education. A national nonprofit, Breakthrough Collaborative is devoted to preparing high-achieving middle-school students, most of whom are of color and from low-income families, to enter and succeed in college-preparatory high school programs. Breakthrough also recruits and trains outstanding high school and college students to become Breakthrough teachers and build an interest in careers as educators.
Contact your campus recruiter Guadalupe Daniela Barajas ‘14 at gbarajas[at]middlebury.edu if you have any questions.