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Hot Social Impact Handshake Internships & Jobs


Intern – Management and Programme AnalysisUnited NationsNew York City, New York, United States
Customer Support Intern – Spring and SummerForeign PolicyWashington, District of Columbia, United States


Horticulture InternThe Student Conservation AssociationWoodstock, Vermont, United States 
Massachusetts Conservation CorpsThe Student Conservation AssociationPlainfield, Massachusetts, United States
Common Roots Food Shelf Farmstand Internship: Fall 2022 Common Roots356 Dorset Street, South Burlington, Vermont 05403, United States
Environmental Sustainability Intern (Corporate Services) – Summer 2022SAS – Analytics Software & SolutionsCary, North Carolina, United States
Farm Research Summer InternThe Nature ConservancyMukwonago, Wisconsin, United States
Marketing & Communication Summer InternThe Nature ConservancyMadison, Wisconsin, United States
IFAW Wildlife Policy and Management Internship – Summer 2022 (in-office or remote)The International Fund for Animal WelfareWashington, District of Columbia, United States 
Wildlife Trade Data and Technology Intern – Summer 2022 (REMOTE/VIRTUAL)The International Fund for Animal WelfareWashington, District of Columbia, United States 
Interpretive Media (Inventory and Mapping) Technicians at Zion National ParkGreat Basin InstituteSpringdale, Utah, United States
Animal Care Internship – Large CarnivoresThe Wild Animal Sanctuary – TexasBoyd, Texas, United States
AmeriCorps Forestry Technician (Silviculture) InternshipNorthwest Youth CorpsCouncil, Idaho, United States
Visitor Services Fellow – USFWS North Atlantic-Appalachian Regional OfficeAmerican Conservation ExperienceHadley, Massachusetts, United States 
Biology Members – J Clark Salyer and Lostwood National Wildlife RefugesAmerican Conservation ExperienceUpham, North Dakota, United States

Renewable Energy

Next Generation Carbon Free Energy Internship (Full-Time, Remote)Renewable Energy Buyers AllianceWashington, District of Columbia, United States

Civic Engagement/Social Justice/Social Impact

Summer 2022- Intern for Equality Human Rights CampaignWashington, District of Columbia, United States
2022-2023 AmeriCorps Student Success Coach – Apply by April 1stCity YearSeattle, Washington, United States and 28 more
Summer Fellow 2022 – Disability InclusionSave the ChildrenWashington, District of Columbia, United States
Fellow (Spring and/or Summer)Proof StrategiesWashington, District of Columbia, United States
Community Impact Summer Intern at Berkshire United WayBerkshire Interns/Berkshire EntryPittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Summer 2022 Intern – Save the Children Action Network (SCAN)Save the ChildrenWashington, District of Columbia, United States 
Summer 2022 Intern – Knowledge Management & Communications–International ProgramsSave the ChildrenWashington, District of Columbia, United States 
Summer 2022 Intern – Government RelationsSave the ChildrenWashington, District of Columbia, United States 
Summer 2022 Intern – Collective Impact (U.S. Programs)Save the ChildrenOrangeburg, South Carolina, United States and 1 more 
Summer Intern 2022 – Social WorkSave the ChildrenBurlington, North Carolina, United States

ECOCareers Conference April 1-2, 2020-Join Virtually!

Last Chance to Register for (Virtual) EcoCareers 2020!

This week the National Wildlife Federation will host their 4th annual, virtual EcoCareers Conference on Wednesday & Thursday, April 1 -2. Have you registered yet? Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to hear from leading analysts and employers across many green sectors and gain insights into how you can build your own pathway to a sustainable career.

The Conference will be featuring speakers and panelist talking about Food Justice Careers, the Arts and Creative Industries, a Culinary Climate Action Workshop, Circular Economy Careers (careers that help move society
toward and sustain a circular economy), Climate Crisis Careers, and Green Finance and Investment Careers. Check it all out HERE.

Students at higher ed institutions can unlock free registration by joining the NWF EcoLeader online community. Note that if sponsorship or registration cost is a concern for higher education audiences, we encourage you to reach out to us at ecoleaders@nwf.org.

Register for the Conference

Deadline TONIGHT for Feb Break All-Expense Paid Trip to CA!

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.


The Environment & Sustainability Student Trek experience is open to all sophomoresjuniors, 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.

To learn more about the Trek and the application process, apply through Handshake here.

Meet Green Corps, the Field School for Environmental Organizing & Midd Alum

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.

Contact Morag McKenzie for more information: morag[at]greencorps.org 

SENIORS: Help fuel solutions rooted in social, environmental, racial & economic justice with WhyHunger JOB

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 whyhungerjobs@gmail.com by the deadline of May 16.

For more information about WhyHunger visit our website at https://www.whyHunger.org

HOT Handshake SOCIAL IMPACT Internships & Jobs Week of 3/11-3/18

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:


VtSBDC Special Projects Intern, Vermont Small Business Development Center (local in Middlebury)

Environmental Lawyer and more ENAM Alums Return to Campus

On Thursday, March 14, seven amazing Middlebury grads who majored in ENAM will return to campus for the English and American Literatures Field Guide.

On Thursday evening at 5pm in Atwater Dining, alums will participate in a panel discussing their career paths. This will be followed by an informal dinner.

Friday morning, alums will hold one-on-one career conversations with students at the Center for Careers and Internships. Students can sign up in Handshake.

Alumni returning to campus:

Joshua Axelrod ‘05
Environmental Law and Policy Consultant, Natural Resource Defense Council

Angela Evancie ‘09
Host of Brave Little State Podcast, Vermont Public Radio

Emily Lackey ‘06
Freelance Writer

Shanta Lindo ‘10
National Director of Career Programs, Posse Foundation

Chip Franklin ‘02
Consultant/Principal, Earthworm Advisors

Paulina Murton ‘03
Senior Director of Middle School Programs, Breakthrough Greater Boston

Nike Power ‘14
Studio Analyst, Amazon Studios