4 great J-term internships

I think these opportunities all sound wonderful. Check out the full details on Handshake!

Nonproliferation Intern at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in CA https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3014491

Addison County State’s Attorney Intern right here in town https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3019861

Immigration Rights Internship at CAIR in Washington DC https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3063463

Federal District Court Judge Burroughs in Boston https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2994645

1-Day Student Technology Trek to Boston – Open to ALL MAJORS!

Application deadline 9/29 at 11:55 p.m.

Looking for a fun and inspiring way to spend part of your fall break? Come meet tech alumni in Boston!

The Center for Careers and Internships and Middlebury Professional Networks are partnering to provide a student ‘Tech Trek’ in Boston, MA on Monday, October 21st

You will be introduced to alumni working in all areas within tech companies – such as:

  • engineering
  • product management
  • advertising
  • marketing
  • new ventures

You will be exposed to real-world professional experiences that will enable you to apply your liberal arts learning while informing your career exploration and other post-graduate planning.

Spend the day visiting with alumni at companies such as Google (one of the Big Four tech companies), Wayfair (a leader in home goods e-commerce), and Cogo Labs (a startup accelerator), and close out the day with a networking reception in the evening.

This trek is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors of all majors!

Learn more and apply in Handshake.

International Security Fellowship with US State Department

Want to pursue a career in national security, foreign affairs, or humanitarian assistance? Apply for the Frasure-Kruzel-Drew Memorial Fellowship to help manage Conventional Weapons Destruction programs in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.

During this two-year paid fellowship, you will oversee conventional munitions threat reduction and humanitarian demining projects while collaborating with foreign governments, NGOs, international organizations, and other U.S. government agencies. Previous fellows have gone on to successful careers with the U.S. Department of State, UN, NGOs, and private sector.

The FKD Fellowship is administered by James Madison University’s Center for International Stabilization and Recovery.

Plus the extra bonus here is that a Midd alum works at the State Department and is willing to share more about the role. So plan on attending the following virtual information session where you can learn more: October 8 at 4:30 pm in ADK

Apply by November 7, 2019 at https://www.jmu.edu/cisr/other/fellowship.html The application involves letters of recommendations so start planning now.

Pre-law meeting and Constitution Day lecture

Check out this note from Professor’s Murray Dry and Keegan Callahan. All are welcome!

To Pre-Law Club Members and Other Interested Students:

Our first meeting will take place next Tuesday, September 24, at 4:30 PM in Axinn 229.   We are “piggybacking” on the Alexander Hamilton Forum’s first talk of the academic year (see the note and poster below).  I will say something about The Pre-Law Club and I will invite a member of Midd Law, a student club, to say a few words also. I will also introduce Professor Steven Viner, who will be assisting me in Pre Law advising activities.

Our annual fall symposium on law and government careers will take place on Friday, October 11 at 4 PM in Hillcrest 103.


Dear students,

I am writing to invite you to an Alexander Hamilton Forum Constitution Day dinner at 6 PM on Tuesday, September 24, following our 2019 Constitution Day Lecture.  Please RSVP here if you would like to to join us.

The lecture poster is below.  Dinner will be a catered meal in Kenyon Lounge with students, faculty, and our guest speaker, Andrew Porwancher.  Space is limited, so we may not be able to accommodate everyone.

We look forward to seeing many of you there! All best, Prof. Callanan

Paid Journalism Internships

College juniors, seniors, and graduate students APPLY NOW for paid summer internships at top media companies. Gain hands-on experience in Business Reporting, Multiplatform Editing, Digital Media, and Data Journalism.

Click here to learn about the opportunities and to apply in handshake.

Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities and Deadlines

From our colleagues in Undergraduate Research.

DAAD Rise: STEM summer research internships in Germany. Sophomores, juniors eligible. No German language required. See www.daad.de/rise/en/rise-germany. Application deadline Dec 15.

Goldwater Scholarship: Tuition award, STEM students planning research careers. Sophomores and juniors eligible. Must have 3.7+ GPA, US citizen or US national. Nomination applications due Nov 10; see go/goldwater.

Hertz Fellowship: Funding for graduate study, STEM fields. Seniors/alumni. Must have very strong GPA; US citizen or permanent resident; GRE or MCAT scores (for MD/PhD) required. See hertzfoundation.org. Deadline Oct. 23.

Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship (NOAA): Tuition award, NOAA internships and mentorship. Sophomores eligible to apply; must be US citizen working in NOAA-related field. See noaa.gov for more info. Application deadline Jan 31.

Michel David-Weill Scholarship: Supports a two-year master’s program at Sciences Po. Must be U.S. citizens, seniors/super-seniors, minimum GPA of 3.7. Candidates apply independently to Sciences Po. French not needed to apply. Nomination deadline: Oct 15 (noon) Nomination applications due Oct 15 (noon). See the David-Weill Scholarship page for info.

NSF GRFP: Funding for graduate study, STEM fields. Seniors/alumni. Must have very strong GPA; US citizen, US national, permanent resident. See NSF online info. Deadlines vary according to field, Oct 19-25.

Udall Scholarship: Tuition award for environmental leaders committed to careers in that field or Native Americans focused on Native American issues. Strong GPA, US citizen, record of leadership/initiative. Nomination applications TBA (late January); see go/udall.

Fall Fellowships Info Session

Tuesday, October 1 at 4:30 pm in Davis Library 201

Learn about fellowships with late fall/winter deadlines: Beinecke, Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), Goldwater, Hollings, PPIA, Rangel Summer Program, Truman, Udall and more. Most of these are only open to sophomores and juniors–but a few (like CLS!) are also open to first-years and seniors. These include awards for graduate study, summer study, and undergraduate study in various fields. See more info and register.