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Hot Social Impact Internships & Jobs – Deadlines this week

Social Impact –

Multiple Positions at Mile High Youth Corps – due 3/6 and 3/7

Work as an Alumni Mentor, an Energy & Water Client Educator Corpsmember or a Land Conservation Leader at an organization working in conservation projects in neighborhoods, public lands, and open spaces throughout the Southern Front Range and Metro Denver.

 

LEAP 2018 Leadership in Action Program – due 3/6

Apply to this eight-week, paid summer internship program offering the opportunity for personal leadership development and practical workforce training in the nonprofit sector.

 

Environmental Protection Specialist at Illinois Environmental Protection Agency – due 3/6

Work at the EPA performing beginning level field activities in Des Plaines, Illinois.

 

Privilege and Poverty Internships in Addison County – due 3/7

Get paid to work at a nonprofit here in Addison County and get connected with our local community. Internship sites include:

HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects)

WomenSafe, Inc.

John Graham Housing and Services

Charter House Coalition

 

Conservation and Recreation Internship at Middlebury Area Land Trust – due 3/9

 

Harris County Dept. of Education Marketing VISTA at OneStar Foundation – due 3/9

Work for the Harris County Dept of Education’s Center for Afterschool, Summer and Enrichment for Kids program in Houston, TX.

 

Stewardship and Program Outreach Intern at Wood River Land Trust – due 3/9

Wood River Land Trust in Hailey, Idaho is seeking two interns with backgrounds or interest in private land conservation and program outreach.

 

Various Positions at Retreat Farm – due 3/11

Work at one of Vermont’s historic farms and centers for education, recreation, farming, processing, markets, and events.

Fellowships

Fellow at Challenge Detroit – due 3/11

Challenge Detroit works to challenge leaders to learn by doing a year of meaningful employment and intellectual work with area nonprofits.

Participate in Bike & Build Bicycle Ride X-Country

Bike & Build is an organization that engages young adults in service-oriented cycling trips to raise money and awareness for the affordable housing cause. They recently opened applications for their 2018 rides. Their goal is to get 3 or more participants from partner colleges. Applicants really do not need to be avid cyclists, but rather free spirited, socially conscious young adults with a passion for service and adventure. You can access the application here. Middlebury College students can have the application fee waived. To obtain a waiver or ask questions, email Ron Stepanek at ron@bikeandbuild.org

Deadlines this Week: Hot Handshake Jobs & Internships

Hot Handshake Listings 1/22: DEADLINES APPROACHING

 

Research Associate at Environmental Law Institute – due tomorrow, 1/23

Work full-time in the field of environmental research in Washington DC.

 

Various Positions at Illinois Environmental Protection Agency – due 1/25

Check out openings at the Illinois EPA:

Chemist

Accounting & Fiscal Administration Career Trainee

 

Asian Outreach Unit Legal Internship – due 11/26

Consider this summer internship at the Asian Outreach Unit of Greater Boston Legal Services and learn more about the community lawyering model.

 

Vermont Field Technician at The Nature Conservancy – due 1/26

Work in field research and management activities in Vermont.

 

Various Positions at Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa – due 1/27

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to youth and young adults while also working in conservation and energy response work.

Youth Outdoors Crew Member/Leader

Americorps Field Crew Leader

Americorps Field Crew Leader

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Member/Leader

 

Golden Paintbrush Recovery Internships at Institute for Applied Ecology – Due 1/27

Apply to do field work focused on monitoring populations of the threatened golden paintbrush in the Williamette Valley of Oregon.

 

Botany Field Technician (Native Seed Collection) at Institute for Applied Ecology – due 1/27

Work as a field technician this spring and summer in native seed collection. The Institute for Applied Ecology also has various other opportunities listed on Handshake – check them out!

 

Intern/Project Assistant: Latin America and the Caribbean at National Democratic Institute – due 1/27

Assist with implementation of democratic development programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

Serve for Justice with Avodah’s Jewish Corps

Join this year-long program for recent grads to build a lifetime of leadership skills, an active Jewish community, and a powerful professional network.

Hot HANDSHAKE Listings w/o 11/27: Jobs, Internships, Fellowships

HOT HANDSHAKE LISTINGS:

Here are some of this week’s Handshake internships, jobs and fellowships that might be of interest for you in the areas of social impact opportunities. Don’t forget to check out the Career Path social impact Top Resources links for many more opportunities in the sectors of nonprofit organizations/social services, corporate social responsibility, the environment and renewable energy, social entrepreneurship, international development, and sustainable food systems:

 

Regional Advisors’ Country Support Intern at Global Health Fellows Program II – due 11/28

Work for the Strategic and Communications Division at the Office of HIV/AIDS at the United States Agency for International Development next summer!

Middle School Program Coordinator at Breakthrough New York – due 11/30

Change the lives of NYC middle schoolers by leading the first two years of their path as BTNY students and ensuring their placement into top high schools.

Community Organizer Internship at Texas Campaign for the Environment – due 11/30

Work directly for the campaign to envision a Texas free from pollution where all communities have equal access to healthy land, water, and air.

Winter Term Warming Shelter Staff at Charter House Coalition – due 11/30

Spend your J-Term interning at Charter House Coalition and learning more about food and housing needs of the Addison County community.

Camp Program Assistant at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain – due 12/1

Work to deliver educational experiences for children participating in ECHO camps for youth grades 1-5.

Health Care Policy Intern at New York Sustainable Business Council – due 12/1

Work to advance meaningful healthcare legislation in the state of New York.

Organic, Grass-Based Cattle Ranching Apprenticeship at Quivira Coalition – due 12/1

Receive hands-on experience with a cow-calf and grass-finishing operation on the San Juan Ranch in Colorado.

Winter Term Business Development Associate at Metrus Energy – due 12/8

Designed as a learning opportunity for students interested in renewable energy, energy efficiency, or cleantech finance, the Winter Term Intern will simultaneously be exposed to ongoing training sessions with Metrus leadership on topics related to cleantech project finance and energy efficiency.

FELLOWSHIPS: Summer & Post-Grad

IT Lab: Summer Security Intensive at Carnegie Mellon University – due 12/1

A paid summer fellowship for rising seniors to work with leading security, analytics, and policy researchers and take coursework in security analytics and policy.

Fellowship at Environment America – due 12/1

Become an Environment America Fellow to help build a greener, healthier world with clean air, clean water, and clean energy.

Grist Spring 2018 Fellowship at Grist – due 12/29

A perfect opportunity for a 6-month paid fellowship for a Feb offering three fellowships: a news fellowship, an environmental justice fellowship and a video fellowship! Are you an aspiring writer looking for an opportunity to hone your skills at a national news outlet and deepen your understanding of environmental issues? Here’s your chance, apply now.

This Week’s (week/of 11/13) Hot Internships & Jobs in Handshake

Hot Opportunities (jobs & internships) in Handshake This Week:

VIA Global Community Fellowship – due 11/15
Apply to spend 13-15 months at an NGO or school in Asia and support community development and youth education.

J-Term Internship at Addison County Parent Child Center – due 11/16

Impact America Corps Member – due 11/16
Work at one of Impact America’s several initiatives to fight poverty in the US, in direct service, education, administrative, media, or health-related positions.

Wilderness Field Instructor at New Vision Wilderness – due 11/20
Apply to be a full-time or seasonal field instructor to provide a safe, therapeutic atmosphere for struggling teens.

Energy & Water Corpsmember at Mile High Youth Corps – due 11/21

AmeriCorps Fellow at East End House – due 11/26
Create, manage, and lead meaningful out-of-school time programs for youth in grades 6-12 with a focus on mentoring.

J-Term Mentoring Programs Coordinator Internship at Stride Foundation – due 11/17
Stride Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to empowering girls and women through sports mentoring.

Social Impact Events with Alumni: Learn More About Impact Sectors

Big things happening here on campus this coming week in the world of social impact and development. Here are Tracy’s top 5 reasons you should try to attend any one of these events with our Middlebury alumni who have come back to campus:

1) Knowledge is power, and the more you are armed with info about certain sectors, the more easily it is to identify with why or why not this space is a place you want to spend your time and learn more from;

2) Internships are a great way to gain experience in a sector that you are curious about, whether its a nonprofit or a research think tank or social entrepreneurship, alumni here on campus are here to help you explore these possibilities;

3) Learn Who the Players Are: engaging with alumni who have experience in different sectors of the social impact space can help you understand ‘who the players are’ in the different sectors–are they NGOs (non-governmental organizations), consultants, funders, foundations, think tanks, or corporations;

4) Networking: at Middlebury we are so fortunate to have alumni that stay connected to their alma mater in ways that are incredibly meaningful, from mentoring current students during summer internships to helping seniors prepare for the job application and interview process. These alumni are willing to assist current students to connect with other like-minded professionals in their industries and sectors. So come meet them, ask well-prepared questions and think about ways that you can connect with their networks;

5) JOBS…there are so many ways that alumni ‘give back’ to Middlebury and one is by working with CCI to post jobs on Handshake. Don’t be surprised then, when you find entry-level J-PAL jobs listed in Handshake!

***EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED THIS WEEK ***

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, CCI Library, ADK House – Alumni Career Conversation w/former CEO of Save the Children, Charlie MacCormack ’63: How to Enter Global Development

https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/87145/share_preview

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, CCI Library, ADK House – Careers at the Abdul Latin Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT: Hannah Myers, Middlebury ’14, will present on J-PAL’s work, randomized evaluations, and how to get a job with J-PAL or J-PAL’s partners.

https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/97868/share_preview

  • Friday, November 3, 2017, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Coltrane Lounge, ADK House – How to Have a Purposeful Job Search: Carolyn Birsky ’10.5 offers students a different way of approaching the job search process and avoid the trap of taking any job they can get their hands on.

https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/events/73891/share_preview