Fully Funded February Break Trip The Center for Careers and Internships and the Middlebury Professional Networks are partnering to provide a fully donor-funded “Environment & Sustainability Student Trek” to the San Francisco Bay Area & Monterey, CA over February break. The objective is to expose students interested in all areas of the environment and sustainability to real-world professional experiences that will enable them to apply their liberal arts learning while informing their career exploration and other post-graduate planning.
APPLY BEFORE THE NOVEMBER 5THDEADLINE–LIMITED SPACE!
The Environment & Sustainability Student Trek experience is open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors. It will include 10 students competitively selected through the application process described below, with strong preference given to students who receive financial aid as per the request of the donor. Students will travel to San Francisco as a group, departing from Burlington on Sunday, February 2nd, and returning on Saturday, February 8th, accompanied by a CCI advisor. To help ensure that there is no barrier to participation, all travel, lodging, meals, and related expenses will be paid.
This immersive “living and learning” experience will be organized around job-shadowing opportunities with alumni and field visits to organizations with a focus on renewable energy, water/air/land conservation, sustainable agriculture, and climate change mitigation, along with programming at MIIS and the Center for the Blue Economy in Monterey. The experience will also include reflection dinners and career conversations with other select alumni and friends of the College. Students will travel and live together as a cohort, and the week will kick-off with an Energy2028 Summit Reception including alumni and student participants on the first day of the trip in SF.
Right now Green Corps, the Field School for Environmental Organizing, is looking to hire our next class of environmental leaders! Our application deadline is fast approaching (October 18th), so they’re working to get the word out to as many students as possible before they come to campus October 17th-18th!
Midd alum, Morag McKenzie ’16, will be holding an info session about Green Corps, interviewing potential candidates, and working to reach as many students as possible.
INFORMATION SESSION:Green Corps: Environmental Advocacy Opportunities
RSVP for Event HERE. Thursday, October 17th 2019, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, in the Davis Library , 201/Watson Lecture Hall.
WhyHunger’s US Programs team is excited to bring on a new member to help support their work in partnering with US-based movements for food justice and food sovereignty. WhyHunger’s US Programs partners with grassroots-led networks and alliances, across the United States and Canada, implementing community-led and sustainable solutions that move us forward from exploitative and extractive social, political and economic systems to ones that are life affirming, restorative, resilient and value human dignity and the lives of all living beings and our planet. You can learn more about the entry-level position HERE on Idealist.org.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and brief cover letter, where they learned of the position, and any informational questions to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of May 16.
Here is the weekly LINK to social impact internships, jobs, fellowships that will expire of the week of March 11 through March 18. There are some exciting opportunities that you should definitely check out:
Behavior/social marketing agency Rescue seeks Field Organizing Fellow to drive implementation of youth-targeted tobacco control and nutrition/obesity prevention policy campaigns across Virginia – significant travel required.
American Institutes for Research – Communications Assistant/Intern – Summer 2019 – suited for candidates currently seeking a degree in such fields as communications, graphic design, technical communication & marketing.
Food & Water Watch – Communications Coordinator – $40k-$45k – experience in communications or politics, preferably linked to issue campaigns, and proven ability to place stories in traditional media outlets sought.
The Marshall Legacy Institute, a group helping remove landmines & returning war-scarred territories to a measure of stability, seeks part-time Marketing & Development Intern (pdf) for a Feb.-Aug. 2019 term of duty – $12-$15/hr – more info here