Apr
02

Apply now: Paid summer internships for Vermont recovery

Filed Under (Internships) by on April 2, 2012

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.

Student applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students at Vermont Campus Compact member campuses – Middlebury College is a VCC member campus!

Example position:
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.



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