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4 special fellowships in policy and international affairs

Public Policy and International Affairs JSI Fellowship

The Junior Summer Institute Fellowship is a rigorous academic preparation program for diverse undergraduate juniors committed to public service. Hosted at six sites across the US, this fully-funded opportunity equips fellows with the knowledge and skills they will need to succeed in graduate school and, ultimately, in influential roles serving the public good, including with government, nonprofits, public policy institutions, and international organizations. The purpose of the JSI Fellowship is to prepare students to obtain a Master’s or joint degree, in international affairs, public policy, public administration, or a related field. Deadline: November 1, 2021. https://ppiaprogram.org/page/junior-summer-institute

CSCE Fellowships with a Policy or Communications Focus
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks candidates for its Max Kampelman Fellowship program. The program is open to recent undergraduates, current undergraduate students, and current graduate students with previous internship experience. Fellows work in political and military affairs, economic and environmental matters, or respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. Fellows are paid $25 per hour and are offered ongoing enrichment, professional development, and networking opportunities facilitated by senior commission staff. Fellowships last three months in DC, with fellows expected to work 30 hours per week. Deadline:November 5, 2021  https://www.csce.gov/about-csce/join-our-team/max-kampelman-fellowships

GirlSecurity Virtual National Security Fellowship
The National Security Fellows program is a stipended 15-week knowledge and professional development program designed to allow participants to develop a meaningful understanding of national security, build enduring skills for the future workforce, cultivate the type of relationship-based networks, and curate opportunities to advance throughout college into career. The Fellows program will require 3-5 hours of individual and collaborative learning, project management, and reflection per week. A $1,000 USD stipend will be distributed upon completion of the fellowship. The Program is open to currently enrolled junior or senior high school students and first or second-year undergraduates in the US and its territories. Deadline: November 12, 2021 https://www.girlsecurity.org/fellows-application

Critical Language Scholarship
The CLS program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for US citizens enrolled at US colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. Most languages do not require applicants to have any experience studying critical languages. Deadline: November 16, 2021  https://clscholarship.org/apply

Data Analytics and AI for Solving Complex Problems: Attend this workshop

Wednesday, October 27th 2021

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Bryan Rich ’87, Managing Director of Applied Intelligence, and Viveca Pavon-Harr, Director of the Applied Intelligence Discovery Lab, both with Accenture Federal Services (AFS) will talk with students about their work solving some of the most complex problems faced throughout the federal government in addressing public good issues. If you are interested in learning more about how state of the art data analytics and AI methods and tools are being applied to put policy into action, you will want to hear this first-hand account of what is going on at AFS. If you are applying to opportunities currently posted with AFS, you will also learn how best to prepare yourself for securing internships and full-time roles with AFS.

Click HERE to register in Handshake and get the link to watch.

Consulting look ahead: deadlines and events to pay attention to!

Here are some important things you should get on your calendar:

October 24

October 25

October 29

October 31

November 5:

November 8:

  • Dalberg – Analyst Intern deadline

November 30:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has both internships AND a job opening

We’re the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.

The Internship:

This is a paid 12 week opportunity where as a Program Assistant you will collect data, assist senior analysts with research initiatives and draft written products on economic, social, and consumer financial topics.

Apply here: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/careers/current-openings/student-trainee-program-assistant-5x/

If you select the Operations division, a friendly Midd parent can flag your application. Apply now, the internship will close when 150 applications are received.

The Job:

The Director’s Financial Analyst Program is a unique, two-year rotational fellowship that sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem-solving skills while helping to make consumer financial markets work for Americans.

All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rulemaking activities throughout the Bureau. In a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the Bureau does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to supervision of market participants.

Applications open on December 6, but check Handshake for an information session coming up on November 18.

Law and Government Symposium with 3 alumni on October 29

Please join Professor Murray Dry and the pre-law club for this informative panel event on campus, live in-person.

Friday, October 29 – Homecoming Weekend

3:30 pm in Hillcrest 103

Bring your questions and come ready to learn from the following guests:

Sophie Robart ’17 Graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and now working as Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan.

Jay Dealy ’98 Graduate of Harvard Law School now working in private practice at a law firm in NYC

Margaret Moslander teaches government and history at a private high school in NYC

Alyssa O’Gallagher ‘12 Graduate of Harvard Law School now working as a Law Clerk at US Court of Appeals

Global consulting internship – speak to the team and Midd alum!

diiVe is looking for ambitious Midd students who are looking to explore the world of strategy & management consulting, gain global work experience and build critical analytical skills remotely for a post-COVID era.

diiVe offers a virtual winter consulting internship facilitated by ex-BCG, McKinsey and EY consultants, that includes training, case study prep, mentorship and team-based work for a real-world client. We have several internship projects lined up for 2022, ranging from VC and Fintech, Conservation and Sustainability, to Healthtech and eCommerce.

Speak to the team: Devon Reynolds (Program Manager) and Amina Matavia (a Midd diiVe alum!) are running a virtual casual drop-in session on Wednesday October 27 at 4 pm to answer any questions you may have, and to note expressions of interest. Register HERE in Handshake for the link

Applications are due December 1, 2021

(Note, diiVe is a competitive program and accepts a limited number of students each year)

Learn more here: www.godiive.com

Contact diiVe Alum & MIdd Ambassadors: Irith Fuks (ifuks@middlebury.edu) and Amina Matavia (amatavia@middlebury.edu)

Open Source Intelligence: So You Want to Be an Internet Detective?

THE MIDDLEBURY INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AT MONTEREY and

THE JAMES MARTIN CENTER FOR NONPROLIFERATION STUDIES present:

Open-Source Intelligence: “So You Want to Be an Internet Detective?”

This webinar will focus on open-source tools and their power to enable anyone including students, policy makers, journalists, and experts to get to the truth.

Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Lewis

Director, East Asia Nonproliferation Program, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Moderator: Nomsa Ndongwe

Research Associate, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Assistant Director of Global Recruiting, Middlebury Institute for International Studies

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Tuesday, October 19th

10:30 AM PST / 1:30 PM EST

Click here for Zoom webinar link