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MiddCORE Summer Intern Lab applications are due 4/1 – don’t miss the deadline!

What our Alumni are saying about MiddCORE Summer Intern Lab

For two hours a week in June-July, join 30+ mentors from the MiddCORE community to build critical skills for professional success. Each Tuesday night, you will be joined by young alumni and distinguished MiddCORE Mentors to dive into interactive skill-building sessions and gain real-world insights. Each week is designed to build on the next. Realize your potential this summer and deepen your connections within the Middlebury community.

MiddCORE Summer Intern Lab is designed to complement your summer experience, from anywhere!

As recognition for completing the MiddCORE Summer Intern Lab, you will receive a $250 professional development award for attending all sessions.

Invest in yourself this summer 

Apply Now! Applications Due April 1

Arts Administrative / Lead Summer Camp Counselor PAID Summer 2023 Internship – Deadline date: Friday, March 24!

We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our summer music camp team as lead camp counselors. Connect with the Middlebury community in a unique way, spend time outdoors, inspire children with your enthusiasm, be a mentor to junior counselors, play music, just play, take chances, be silly, develop new skills and exercise other skills you haven’t used in a while. Help us facilitate a summer music camp of your dreams while significantly impacting children’s lives.

The Middlebury Community Music Center summer internship is an opportunity to be an essential part of a dynamic, experiential music program for kids, ranging from ages 4-18, over the course of the summer, Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm from June until August. As a lead camp counselor, the intern plays an essential day-to-day role in supporting our summer camp directors, campers, staff, and junior counselors. This individual acts as a liaison between camp families, directors, staff and our administrative team. On the ground responsibilities include lively engagement in the daily programming, mentorship and emotional support to campers, and modeling important safety guidelines (about 80% of the internship). In addition to the role of camp counselor, the summer intern provides key administrative support in a variety of areas, such as compiling student information for weekly camp binders and distributing them to staff, creating attendance sheets and tame tags, coordination of our daily food fairy program, tidying camp spaces before and after use, sourcing materials for camps, end-of-camp performance planning and filming, written and in-person communication to camp families and directors, and some database and billing support (about 10% of the internship). Other responsibilities include social media communications, and capturing digital media for storytelling and marketing purposes (about 10% of internship).

We are:

Middlebury Community Music Center (MCMC), a small nonprofit organization that hosts music learning of all kinds for students of all ages. Our programs are located in an historic building on Main Street in downtown Middlebury, as well as virtually through remote instruction. Lessons, classes, workshops, and summer camps are offered throughout the year. MCMC believes in collaboration, and in bringing together many different types of music and people under one roof. We look forward to welcoming you into our musical community!

You are someone who:

●       Loves working and connecting with children of different ages

●       Enjoys meeting new people

●       Appreciates a challenge

●       Possesses self-initiative and self-motivation

●       Has strong problem-solving skills

●       Has an outgoing, optimistic, and energetic attitude

●       Enjoys working as a team and has the desire to build community relationships (think sports teams or musical theater involvement)

●       Has organizational astuteness (Do you organize your bookshelf by color? Do you like a clean room?)

●       Has strong leadership skills (think team captain or the lead of the high school musical)

●       Has improvisational skills (How quickly can you come up with a team building game for campers to play at lunchtime?)

●       Has a willingness to follow processes and directives from management and camp directors

●       Has excellent preparation and reporting skills (do you like making lists?)

●       Has strong customer service and hospitality skills (friendly attitude, eye contact, a willingness to help others)

●       Has outstanding written and verbal communication skills

●       Has expertise with MS Office and Google Systems (Do you LOVE spreadsheets?)

●       Is interested in learning new database systems

●       Has social media experience or an interest in documentation and content collection

●       Has some visual and creative skills (Do you like to build things, paint or draw, make friendship bracelets?)

●       Has enthusiasm for the arts, music and/or education

If you are excited about this opportunity at the Middlebury Community Music Center, submit your application today and join us for an incredible summer in Middlebury!

This internship is funded with a CCI award of $4,000.00. If you are offered and accept this internship, please be aware that your funding for this position is provided by CCI, and therefore you will be required to complete funded internship paperwork. Typically, seniors graduating in May and those who have not been enrolled for Spring ’23 are not eligible for CCI sponsored internships, but occasional exceptions are made. Students planning to transfer in the Fall are also not eligible. 

Fee-based campus housing will be made available for Vermont-based CCI-sponsored interns. More information will be available in April upon the intern’s offer and acceptance of the opportunity. Space limitations may apply, so please try to secure your internship early!

Click here to apply in handshake!

Teaching English Summer 2023 Internship in Nosara, Costa Rica – Deadline date: Sunday, March 26!

For 21 years, the Biblioteca David Kitson in Nosara, Costa Rica has used Middlebury College interns over January term to teach intensive English as a Second Language courses for children and adults. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity for a cohort of Middlebury students this summer.

Learn to teach English as a second language to the local children and adults. Interns will be teaching 3 to 4 classes a day Monday through Thursday for children, teenagers, and adults. Interns will be responsible for managing small groups of students, leading activities and lessons, and managing lessons and materials. Training and materials will be provided.

Students should have some experience working with either adults or children to apply.

In addition to applying on Handshake, please complete this short questionnaire.

Program dates:

Orientation begins June 26 and classes end July 28th. Selected interns must arrive to Nosara by June 25th. 

This internship comes with a $2500 CCI grant award to cover travel and living expenses, including housing that will be provided at a cost of only $200 per student.

This internship is funded with a CCI award of $2500.00 for a 5 week experience. If you are offered and accept this internship, please be aware that your funding for this position is provided by CCI, and therefore you will be required to complete funded internship paperwork. Typically, seniors graduating in May and those who have not been enrolled for Spring ’23 are not eligible for CCI sponsored internships, but occasional exceptions are made. Students planning to transfer in the Fall are also not eligible. 

Deadline date: Sunday, March 26

UpNext: Careers in Climate Solutions coming March 30-31. If you are interested in a career in climate solutions, don’t miss this chance to meet Midd alumni working in the field!

Climate Change touches everything, but it can be hard to know how to match your interests, skills, and passions up as you consider your career.

This two-day UpNext: Climate Careers program seeks to demystify the many existing and developing climate careers and sectors. The event is open to all students in all majors.

Through this panel discussion and networking reception (as well as small group discussions on Friday, March 31st), students will get an insider’s understanding of the opportunities, available career paths, and roles and skills necessary to enter future jobs and internships.

Panelists will talk about current and emerging trends shaping opportunities to work on climate change and their implications. Students also get a first-hand look into the personal career paths of participating alumni.

Cohosted by Center for Careers and Internships and Climate Action Capacity Project (CACP)

This event features:

  • Alumni Panel – Thursday, March 30th at 4:30 pm in Wilson Hall/McCullough Student Center.
  • Networking Reception – Thursday, March 30th in Wilson Hall after the Alumni Panel. Stick around to enjoy light snacks and networking with alumni, faculty, and fellow students.
  • Small Group Career Conversations 10:00 am-12:00 pm – Experienced alumni professionals currently employed by a variety of organizations and firms all relating to climate solutions will host multiple breakout sessions designed to set you up for success as you explore career possibilities, apply for positions, interview, and begin your own career tackling the solutions towards one of society’s largest global problems. Each workshop is 1 hour; stay as long as you can or visit another sector and expand your knowledge base.

Learn more about the Alumni guests.

NHSI Film Institute – Resident Assistant/Faculty Assistant- Summer opportunity!

National High School Institute: This is a 5 ½ week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 22nd through July 29th. Position includes room and board. Salary is $2,200 for the summer.

This position is for the National High School Institute located in Evanston at Northwestern University. Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional, and personal development. The Faculty Associates (FAs) must possess and demonstrate an interest in the academic, social and emotional growth of high school students, serve as mature and positive role models for students, and exhibit a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork. The FAs primary responsibility is to ensure the health and safety of students of the Film Institute program. FAs will also work with Film Faculty and Staff, assisting with academically challenging instruction to NHSI students and carrying out administrative tasks as assigned by the Film Faculty.

General Responsibilities:
• Serve as a Resident Assistant in the Residence Halls
o Ensure students’ safety
o Nightly check-in with assigned students
o Accompany ill or injured students to health center
• Attend program orientation
• Chaperone students on field trips
• Assist final film productions
• Assist with end of program banquet
• Assist with administrative responsibilities
• Follow all NHSI rules and regulations concerning staff conduct, appropriate dress, program procedures, and other responsibilities as set forth in the staff handbook
• Be knowledgeable of administrative policies and University procedures
• Based on experience, there may be opportunities to:
o Assistant teach in film classes
o Create and teach a workshop
o Organize and lead community building extracurricular events

• Current undergraduate students, preferably completing their junior or senior years of college. Candidate seeking a degree in Film and/or Theatre a plus
• Skilled in one of the following Film disciplines: Directing, Editing, Cinematography, Screenwriting, or Acting for the Camera a plus
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and commitment to collaborative work
• Strong interpersonal and organization skills
• Supervisory/leadership experience with students, preferably in a fast-paced academic environment

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

To apply:
Go to www.nhsi.northwestern.edu and click on the Employment Opportunities at the bottom of the home page and send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer.avery@northwestern.edu.

Interested in International Hands-on, Grassroots-Driven Impact? Join Peace Corps Info Sessions on Campus

Serving in the Peace Corps is a tremendous way to launch a career in the international arena. In more than 60 countries, Peace Corps Volunteers are putting their purpose, passion, and skills to work in partnership with welcoming host communities. As a Volunteer, you will live and work on locally prioritized projects, receiving a stipend and other support as you are immersed in a new culture. You’ll build relationships, exchange knowledge, and help transform lives for generations. From leading health campaigns to boosting local entrepreneurship to teaching digital literacy, Peace Corps offers a range of opportunities for making a difference.

DAVIS LIBRARY: Throughout TUESDAY, there will be several events happening on campus. Stop by the Davis Library and talk to Bill Bridgeford, who has held positions in international development in the Marshall Islands, Myanmar, and most recently, in North Macedonia, as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 14th 2023 from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm (stop by any time)

WHERE: Vestibule (Near Wilson Cafe) – Davis Library

PEACE CORPS INFORMATION SESSION: DIVERSITY, PEACE CORPS AND YOU: Bill will share insights gained from his experiences as a BIPOC American serving abroad and speak on how you can build on your Middlebury education and individual uniqueness to become a better global citizen.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 14th 2023 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WHERE: AFC – Carr Hall

Interested in Contributing to Social Change This Summer in Monterey, California?

Learn more about Middlebury Social Impact Corps, a cohort-based program including MIIS Scholars and Middlebury College interns who will be living and learning in Monterey, California, USA with this year’s community partners Big Sur Land Trust and Impact Monterey County.

Learn more about the cohort summer internship during the virtual Info Session: 

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 @ 7-7:45 pm EST: 

Summer 2023: Program dates: July 25- August 29, 2023 

Generous Funding Award and Housing Included


Applications are due on Sunday, April 2, 2023 by 11:55pm

MSIC Intern Application (for undergraduate students) 

For questions or for more information, please contact: Dana Anderson (Associate Director, Creativity & Innovation, Middlebury College Innovation Hub), danaa[at]middlebury.edu