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“Rise and Walk” Walking Initiative Research Coordinator at RiseVT

Check out this Funded Internship – deadline extended to 5/15!

Develop “Rise and Walk” walking groups throughout Addison County.
The local Addison County RiseVT Program has 3 broad goals:

  • To increase physical activity, especially walking
  • Increase access and education around nutritious foods
  • Foster a sense of neighborliness among residents, decreasing isolation

As part of their quest to increase physical activity, especially, walking, among residents, RiseVT is introducing “Rise and Walk”. 

Research and develop .5 and 1.0 mile and 2.0 mile walking routes and produce Rise and Walk Map for each community by considering:

  • Safety of walking routes
  • Feasibility of walking within the community, with or without added safety measures
  • Difficulty of route
  • Readiness of communities to host walking initiatives

Student may work in conjunction with the Addison County Regional Planning Commission to research individual Town Plans, and with the Middlebury Recreation Department.

Intern must have access to reliable transportation. Hours are 30 per week. Start/end dates of internship are flexible.

Learn more about the position in Handshake. Deadline extended to 5/15!

Farm-Based Education Summer Fellowship at Shelburne Farms

Shelburne Farms is seeking a summer-season, Middlebury student interested in learning from and working alongside their farm-based education programs and staff. The student will live onsite and is immersed in the daily rhythms of the farm and the cycle of the seasons. Farm-Based Camp Educators team-teach up to 9 weeks of their summer camp program.

They offer day camps for ages 4-14, and overnight camps for ages 12-17, which provide youth with opportunities to engage in their food system, build relationships with peers, and explore natural communities.

Mentorship will be provided by education staff members; a variety of texts and resources; and through independent reflection.

Learn more in Handshake. Deadline 3/31.

Multiple Openings at Montshire Museum of Science

Check out these fun summer jobs for science and education majors!

If you’re interested in science and education — The Montshire Museum of Science has openings for YOU!

Check out their postings in Handshake by clicking on the titles below:

The museum has exhibits on everything from air pressure to ants – fossils to fog. 

Location: Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT. 

See www.montshire.org/about/join-our-team for more details.

Work at CCI This Summer!

Are you kind, approachable, compassionate, energetic, spirited, resourceful, and can you maintain a smile and sense of humor even during the most challenging of days? If yes, then we hope you will apply to work at CCI this summer!

Front desk coverage is needed 20-32 hours per week through the summer (Monday-Friday). Flexible hours, can be combined with another on-campus summer job.

See the full job description here.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter outlining your fit for the position, why you want to work at the CCI and why you want to stay in Middlebury this summer. Include your résumé, and the names of two references. Strong candidates will be contacted for an interview on a rolling basis.

Underclassmen and students with diverse backgrounds and interests are encouraged to apply. Application deadline 4/1.

UpNext: Careers in Life Science – March 14-15

UpNext is a dynamic career exploration series from the Center for Careers and Internships.

Each UpNext event brings alumni to campus to give Middlebury students an insider’s understanding of that industry, available career paths, and information about roles and skills necessary to enter future jobs and internships. Students also get first-hand look into the personal career paths of participating alumni from the Middlebury Professional Networks

The UpNext: Careers in Life Science is March 14th and 15th and has a series of wonderful opportunities to learn about the alumni, network, have your resume reviewed, and attend various workshops. Check out the schedule below!

Thursday, March 14

Careers in Life Science Panel Discussion at 6:00 pm in MBH 220

When it comes to the Life Science industry, there is a broad variety of ways to pursue your interests and find outlets for your abilities and liberal arts preparation; there are roles for STEM, humanities, and social science majors. The panelists will talk about the trends shaping the scope of this industry and what they mean for future roles in this field. Hear from a panel of Middlebury alumni with a variety of backgrounds who now have careers across a wide spectrum within the industry. Read more about the participating alumni here.

Panelists:

  • Penny Post ’89 (Biology) – Vice President, Protein Sciences Corporation
  • André Spring ’88  (French & Spanish) – Director Strategic Market Access, Novartis Oncology
  • Caroline Brown ’15 (Biochemistry & Italian) – Sr. Consultant, Clearview Healthcare Partners
  • Jeremy WardAlbert D. Mead Professor of Biology, Middlebury College

The panel discussion will be followed by a reception of students with the alumni participating in the UpNext program in MBH Great Hall.


Friday, March 15

Résumé Review Office Hours from 9:00 am-12:00 pm in ADK CLT

If you are interested in a career in Life Sciences, don’t miss this chance to get valuable feedback on your résumé from Middlebury alumni currently employed in the industry. Résumé reviews are private, one-on-one conversations and around 20 minutes in length.

Click on their names below to sign up in Handshake.

Workshops from 1:00-5:00 pm

Experienced professionals currently employed by a variety of Life Science firms will host multiple workshops designed to set you up for success as you explore career possibilities. Each workshop is 45 minutes. Attend them all or select only the ones most relevant to you; there will be short breaks between each session to allow you to come and go. Read more about the workshops here!

RSVP by clicking on the Handshake link below.

Paid Internship in CS with Shohoz.com in Bangladesh

About the Internship:  Middlebury alum Khalid Quadir ’89—CEO and founding partner of Brummer & Partners Asset Management Limited (which manages Frontier Fund, the first private equity fund in Bangladesh) and founder of bracNet, a Bangladesh wireless broadband operator—is offering a unique summer internship opportunity for three Middlebury students to experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of working in a rapidly developing country. The paid internships are sponsored by the Anwarul Quadir Foundation (AQF), which seeks to promote understanding of economic and social progress in Bangladesh.  One of the three positions is reserved for Shohoz.com. They are hoping to recruit a woman for this internship as there is a unique opportunity to be mentored by Maliha Quadir, Founding Managing Director of Shohoz.com, but all applicants are welcome.

The internship will take place in the city of Dhaka and is open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors, with a strong preference for students not originally from the region to ensure a true cross-cultural experience.  This internship is funded with a CCI award of $5,000 to cover airfare, in-country travel, and living expenses, and will last a minimum of eight weeks. The internship will be with Shohoz.com, and the job description can be tailored to the student’s interests and skills. Shohoz.com, owned and operated by Shohoj Limited, is a premium online travel service provider which aims to make long distance travel in Bangladesh easy and convenient. Driven by the passion to serve you better, Shohoz.com went on to pioneer the online travel industry by offering bus tickets and launch tickets. In the entertainment sector, movie tickets, event tickets as well as cricket match tickets are also available on Shohoz.com. The team of energetic and young professionals with deep expertise in eCommerce and travel domains, leaves no stone unturned to provide the best of services at minimal costs through the user friendly website, Android App, Partner network all over Bangladesh, and a multi-lingual call center. One of the most rapidly growing companies in Bangladesh, Shohoz.com addresses a critical need for the country. Founded and led by Maliha Quadir, named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Shohoz promises to be an exciting place to work. http://www.shohoz.com/ 

Maliha M Quadir is Founding Managing Director of Shohoz.com:  Maliha has extensive experiences in digital services and investment banking industry. She recently ran Vistaprint’s digital business in global emerging markets out of Singapore. Prior to this, she worked for Nokia, taking care of strategy and business development for an emerging market focused digital content service called Nokia Life Tools across multiple geographies.  In the early part of her career, Maliha worked in Investment Banking, in Utilities Mergers and Acquisition team of Morgan Stanley in New York and San Francisco, and also in Debt Capital Markets of Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Computer Science and Economics from Smith College (USA).

Learn more in Handshake. Application deadline March 17.

CLIMB Internships for CS Students

What is CLIMB?

The Colorado Leaders, Interns and Mentors in Business (CLIMB) Internship Program is a 10-week undergraduate summer internship program in Denver, Colorado, one of the most exciting cities in the US for young people. Designed exclusively for Middlebury, Yale, Denison, Northwestern, Wesleyan, Brown, Harvard, MIT and Stanford students, CLIMB has identified paid, meaningful internships with employers across all industries and non-profit organizations.

Pay is minimum of $4,000 for the summer (although there are exceptions) with several employers paying more, depending on the industry. You will apply for a specific job by submitting resume and cover letter to CLIMB (through Handshake) who will then forward it to the company/organization.

Learn about the internships and the companies in Handshake by clicking on the links below: