Tag Archives: Government, Law and Policy

Special Government Internships to consider

Check out one or both of these great looking opportunities:

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the premier Hispanic non-profit and non-partisan 501(c) (3) leadership development organization in the country. Interns learn firsthand how the legislative system works, spending four days each week working on Capitol Hill.

Benefits include:

  • Pay of $625 (before taxes) bi-weekly
  • Metro Benefit
  • Domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, D.C.
  • Housing (all expenses covered)
  • Health insurance (premium covered by CHCI)
  • Leadership training, networking and more

Deadline is December 1. Apply HERE on Handshake.


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a U.S. government agency, makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fair. We aim to make consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible providers, and the economy as a whole. We protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. We arm people with the information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions.

Apply HERE for the paid internship in Handshake. Deadline is November 21

Winter Term Internship Applications for Credit: Deadline Dec. 1

Any student wishing to participate in a Winter Term internship for credit must complete all paperwork by Dec. 1.

After securing your internship, follow these steps:
1) Have your resume approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor.
2) Identify a Middlebury faculty member to serve as your academic sponsor.
3) Create an Experience (application) on Handshake and upload 3 documents to your Experience — your approved resume, your signed internship agreement, and a personal statement which includes 3 scholarly sources linked to the learning of your internship.
4) Inform your internship supervisor and faculty academic sponsor that once you have submitted your application for credit, they will receive emails from Handshake to complete online approval forms.

All forms, information, and FAQs at go/WTinternships. Limited $1500 grants available to eligible students on a first-come, first-served basis. CCI recommends that all applications for credit be submitted before the December 1 deadline.

Additional questions? Make an appointment with any CCI Advisor on Handshake or contact Cheryl Whitney Lower.

MiddCORE Round One Application Deadline 11/17!

MiddCORE is a four-week, mentor-powered innovation experience for undergraduates who desire to launch their education and passions into the world at large.

At MiddCORE, students are challenged to find solutions to real-world problems alongside mentors from the areas of business, government, and non-profits—these mentors not only guide students but become part of their lifelong network. 

MiddCORE is May 30–June 27, 2020 in Monterey, California. Take a look at the MiddCORE brochure.


Round One Application due November 17—save $500

Alumni Venture Series: Naila Jahan ’15 talking about innovation and startups on Monday November 11

Are you interested in innovation? Startups? Accelerator programs? and the behind the scenes of major global pitch competitions? Come chat with Naila Jahan’ 15 about her experiences at MassChallenge.

Monday, November 11 at 4:30 pm at the Innovation Hub

Boutique Music Law Firm Legal Assistant

Serling Rooks Hunter McKoy Worob & Averill, LLP is currently looking for bright, reliable, resourceful, and outgoing candidates for full-time Legal Assistant position. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in Entertainment Law and/or the Entertainment Industry.

Serling Rooks is a boutique law firm in New York and Tennesee that focuses its practice in transactional music business law. The firm currently represents recording artists, producers, songwriters, record companies, music publishers, music industry executives, marketing and promotion companies, personal managers, production companies and booking agencies in all aspects of transactional music law.

Apply HERE in Handshake.

“Capitol for a Day” comes to Addison County and Middlebury College

Ever wondered how fiscal policy is developed and implemented? How policy makers balance equity and efficiency in tax design? Come hear about how the Vermont Department of Taxes tries to close the tax gap, and how the money collected impacts the overall state budget,

  • Adam Greshin, Commissioner of Department of Finance and Management, State of VT
  • Craig Bolio, Acting Commissioner of Taxes, State of VT
  • Douglas Farnham, Economist and Director of Tax Policy, Outreach and Leg Affairs, State of VT

Monday, November 18 from 12:15-1:30 pm in Abernethy Room, Axinn Center

Pizza and beverages will be served (courtesy of the Economics Dept)