The latest date to submit an application for CCI’s competitive summer internship funding grants is Wednesday, April 14. These grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships and may be used this year for remote, hybrid, or in-person internships. Please note the College’s important announcement on 3/25: **Experiences involving international travel to countries other than a student’s home country will not be eligible for funding.
Summer Internship Grant Overview:
- $3000 Summer Funding Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for Sophomore Febs through Senior Febs.
- $1000 First-Year Explore Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for First-Years (including new Febs) and Sophomore Febs.
- $3000 Dance Festival Grants support dance students attending dance intensives.
- Resume approval with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) is required by April 7 before submitting application.
**New Event: Rapid Resume Review on March 31, 2-5 pm (EST).
- Meeting with a CCI Advisor to discuss your plans is required for First-Year Explore Grants (and strongly encouraged for all other applicants.)
- Find all details and forms at go/summerfunding, including CCI’s Quick Guide: CCI Summer Funding.
- Grant application deadline: No later than Wednesday, April 14. Award notifications sent out on May 3.
Searching for an internship?
- Over 2300 great internships (paid and unpaid) in Handshake.
**New CCI-sponsored internships come with guaranteed funding (search Jobs in Handshake, click Internships and All Filters, scroll down to Labeled by your School and type in CCI-sponsored).
- Check out CCI’s Find an Internship page for more tips on finding or creating an internship.
- Watch the recorded Find and Fund Your Summer Internship presentation.
- More internships and information on CCI’s Career Path Pages.
CCI is here to help!
- Drop into Zoom Quick Questions for help with your internship search or to have your resume approved by a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) or **attend CCI’s Rapid Resume Review event on March 31 from 2-5 pm (EST). A CCI-approved resume is a requirement for applying for CCI funding and always strongly encouraged before applying for internships and jobs.
- Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule a Zoom appointment with a CCI Advisor in your area of interest.
Make Summer 2021 a great one! We look forward to receiving your application!
Interview Prep for Seniors: Remote Oratory Coaching – Working with our friends at Oratory Now, we have developed and refined an interactive training series that will help you prepare for those all-important virtual interviews.
- Step 1: Attend a 45-minute Live Zoom Workshop with Oratory Coaches, record answers to a choice of common interview questions, and receive detailed feedback on your delivery and production values.
- Step 2: You can then request additional private coaching – either in a real-time Zoom session or by submitting a new recording.
- Step 3: The Mock Zoom Interview. Once you attend the live workshop, and then get feedback, you are eligible for CCI to pair you with a Middlebury alum who shares an interest in your chosen field.
There are two dates available, choose ONE. Spaces are limited – only 16 slots per workshop, so register in Handshake now!
The Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School is again offering 2-3 summer internships for students in environmental studies and sciences who have at least completed their sophomore year by the start of the internship. Our Clean Energy Advocacy Internships offer a chance for 2-3 students interested in future careers in clean energy advocacy to spend the summer with us at our Institute for Energy and the Environment (Summer 2021 internship is likely to be fully virtual again) and to work on one of our research or energy clinic teams which are each made up of 3-5 Master of Energy Regulation and Law grad students or JD students specializing in energy law with faculty supervision. Our teams are currently working on Climate Justice issues ranging from advancing community solar for underserved communities and affordable net zero housing development to other important clean energy transition issues such as sustainable solar siting on agricultural lands and exploring energy and environmental policy issues around biodigesters for our Farm and Energy Initiative.
Last summer we had three great virtual interns, from Siena College in New York, the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in Minnesota, and a student with the Environmental Fellows Program at DePauw University in Indiana and we are excited to hear from you about why we should select one of your deserving students this year.
Clean energy advocacy interns are paid a $1,000 stipend (taxable), can take one of our two-week summer sessions energy classes for free (2 credits) and work with our faculty and masters/JD students on real clean energy projects. The internship begins June 1, the day after Memorial day, and ends Thursday, August 5th (we have some flexibility in start/stop dates) which is the same as our summer environmental program. Application materials include a current resume, cover letter explaining the student’s interest in a clean energy advocacy career, and one letter of recommendation from an undergraduate professor (they can follow other materials if necessary). Applications are due via email by Monday, April 5th at Noon (Eastern) to Molly Smith, IEE Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org . If you are interested in apply for this summer internship, please reach out to Tracy Himmel Isham (email@example.com) or Tim Mosehauer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To learn more about our innovative summer environmental program here. Our Master of Energy Regulation and Law and JD in energy law programs here. And our Institute for Energy and the Environment here.
Kevin B. Jones, PhD
Director and Professor of Energy Law and Policy
Institute for Energy and the Environment
Vermont Law School
CCI is thrilled to announce the third episodes of our three new MIDDVantage series air this week!
Careers in Global Security: The Pandemic and the Need for Collaboration with our guest, Pam Berenbaum, Director, Global Health Program, Middlebury College
Careers in Technology’s New Frontiers: Automated Vehicles with our guest Alden Woodrow ‘02, CEO and Co-Founder, Ike
Careers in the Green Economy: The Mathematics of Distributed Energy with Dylan Cutler ‘04, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Check out these good looking opportunities:
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is looking for qualified students interested in being research assistant interns. In support of the scholars, scholar interns spend much of their time searching for information using online academic databases or other publications. Other duties also include proofreading, editing, critiquing, checking references, compiling bibliographies, writing literature reviews, summarizing research materials, locating inter-library loan materials, and helping with software or presentations. A strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work with minimum supervision are strong assets. Foreign language skills are sometimes useful but are not required. In addition, this program seeks to further the agency’s mission by providing the recipient with an introduction to the relationship between the world of learning and the world of public affairs. The recipients, as future scholars and/or leaders, will be afforded the opportunity to experience first-hand the importance of engaging academics and public servants toward a common purpose.
Education Analytics (EA) is seeking energetic summer interns with a passion for improving the K-12 education experience for our Program and Policy Internship supporting one of three teams: Program Operations, Development, and Data Strategy. These three teams support the full project lifecycle for EA’s partners from identifying aligned partners and projects (Development), implementation and management of projects (Data Strategy), and developing processes and systems to ensure that all projects are set up for success (Program Operations).
The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is currently looking for an International Program Intern for Summer 2021. Responsibilities include assisting staff with research on upcoming papers and opinion pieces; working on outreach to press, advocacy organizations, and Congress; assisting in tracking and logging press mentions; and helping with data entry related to our website redesign. It may also include generating website content and organizing events with Latin American delegations, CEPR staff, and visiting academics.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies Middle East program is currently seeking candidates for full-time, paid, remote summer 2021 internships. Interns have substantive research and administrative responsibilities. Essential functions include, but are not limited to compiling research briefs and literature reviews for fellows and research staff, briefing the program director weekly;· observing or listening to virtual events and writing event summaries and pitching and researching articles for the Middle East Program’s monthly newsletter. KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE include zest for challenging assignments that demand creativity and working knowledge of Arabic, Persian, and/or French strongly preferred with an emphasis on reading and listening skills.
The Alliance for Children’s Rights provides free legal services and advocacy to protect the rights of impoverished and abused children and youth in LA County enabling them to have safe, stable homes, healthcare and the education they need to thrive. Clients include children in foster care, runaway and emancipating youth, relative and non-relative caregivers and children with educational, physical and emotional disabilities. Alliance staff includes lawyers, social workers, health care specialists, and advocates. Interns will learn about the Los Angeles County dependency system and the resources available to those involved in the system.
These 2 opportunities look unique and interesting:
Data Analyst Paralegal at Roffman Horvitz, PLC Roffman Horvitz, a specialized boutique employment law firm in McLean, VA, is seeking to hire a recent/upcoming college graduate as a full-time data analyst paralegal to assist in working with client employment data and generating various data and statistical reports primarily in Microsoft Excel.
Project Assistant – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Pre-Law Scholarship at Wiley Rein LLP Wiley is pleased to announce a Pre-Law Diversity, Equity & Inclusion scholarship. This scholarship provides a Project Assistant position with the firm’s paralegal program, reimbursement for LSAT preparation/exam costs (up to $2,500), and a $10,000 scholarship that can be used to support costs associated with enrollment in a JD program. The Project Assistant position is an entry-level position within the firm’s paralegal program, which confers a significant advantage for those who are pursuing a law degree. Project Assistant roles are designed to provide individuals interested in law school with practical, hands-on work experience prior to enrolling in a JD program.
LexScholars is a diversity pipeline initiative aimed at learning more about effective methods for increasing law school diversity by providing more than 1,200 aspiring lawyers with resources and guidance to pursue their goal of attending law school.
LexScholars targets prospective law students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds who possess potential for law school success but may be unlikely to gain admission due to unfavorable standardized test scores.
LexScholars participants will have endured and overcome disadvantages and will have clear, preferably demonstrated, commitments to pursuing admission to law school.
LexScholars participants will benefit from access to various resources, including LSAT preparation; law school admission counseling; financial education; and writing skills development. There are no costs associated with LexScholars. Some participants will receive stipends and other financial aid.
Check out all the details and eligilbity requirements here. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
Are you applying for summer internship funding? Remember a key criteria for funding eligibility is to have your RESUME APPROVED by one of our Peer Career Advisors. It is super easy!
- Simply type go/PCAS to check out the Quick Question schedule.
- Find a time that works with your schedule.
- Drop in and have your resume on hand for review.
It’s that easy! Our PCAs are waiting for you. Check out their schedule below:
Quick Questions Hours
|Daytime (via Zoom)||Evening (via Zoom)|
|Monday||12:00-4:00 PM EST||7:00-9:00 PM EST|
|Tuesday||12:00-4:00 PM EST||7:00-9:00 PM EST|
|Wednesday||12:00-4:00 PM EST||7:00-9:00 PM EST|
|Thursday||1:00-4:00 PM EST|
|Friday||1:00-4:00 PM EST|
We are excited to share our next THREE MIDDVantage episodes that launch THIS WEEK:
Careers in Global Security: China’s Rise: Technology, Energy, Regional, Trade, Security, Strategic Implications with our guest Brian Harding ‘03, Senior Expert Southeast Asia, U.S. Institute for Peace.
Check out the latest episode (25 minutes).
Careers in Technology’s New Frontiers: Creating Therapies to Treat Diseases Using Predictive Artificial Intelligence and Robotics with our guest Robert Skiff ‘90, CEO and Founder, 3852.ai.
Check out the latest episode (27 minutes).
Careers in the Green Economy: Renewable Energy Development with our guest Paul Hildebrand ‘12, Senior Associate, Project Finance, Cypress Creek Renewables.
Check out the latest episode (30 minutes)
Gain skills, make community connections and do direct service work addressing the impacts of poverty and economic inequality – right here in Addison County – through a P&P Summer Internship.
Internships offered in: Healthcare, Criminal and Restorative Justice, Housing, Hunger, Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivor Advocacy, and Youth Programs.
The Privilege & Poverty Academic Cluster integrates rigorous academic study with direct service, supporting the work of marginalized communities and persons as we work to address the causes and consequences of economic inequality . This summer internship program provides students with an opportunity to extend prior classroom learning about poverty and inequality out into communities, both local and national, through funded summer internships with community agencies addressing the impacts of economic inequality. The P&P Summer Internship program fulfills the experiential learning component of the P&P Academic Cluster curriculum.
Learn more and apply in Handshake here