Tag Archives: Science and Technology

Interesting News Items in the World

BETA Technologies begins process to expand electric aircraft facility in Vermont

The future is happening in Vermont. BETA plan will create hundreds of new jobs in the region and emphasize sustainability, access to green aviation and STEM education across Vermont.

Microsoft: Russia behind 58% of state-backed hacks

Russia accounted for most state-sponsored hacking detected by Microsoft over the past year, with a 58% share, mostly targeting government agencies and think tanks in the United States, followed by Ukraine, Britain and European NATO members, the company said.

Enhance your resume through student employment opportunity

The Middlebury College Compass Team seeks a Communications Intern to begin work ASAP! 

The Communications Intern will serve as a Compass ambassador, by positively contributing to the Compass vision of deepening students’ sense of belonging and contribution to thriving communities, while crafting meaningful lives filled with curiosity and authenticity. The Compass Communications Intern will share information about Compass programming and the “Insider’s Guide to Middlebury” to both students and faculty/staff mentors and campus partners. The Compass Intern will focus on the first-year experience in academic year 21-22, and will draw from their own personal experience at Middlebury College to create colorful and effective communications. 

Data Analytics and AI for Solving Complex Problems: Attend this workshop

Wednesday, October 27th 2021

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Bryan Rich ’87, Managing Director of Applied Intelligence, and Viveca Pavon-Harr, Director of the Applied Intelligence Discovery Lab, both with Accenture Federal Services (AFS) will talk with students about their work solving some of the most complex problems faced throughout the federal government in addressing public good issues. If you are interested in learning more about how state of the art data analytics and AI methods and tools are being applied to put policy into action, you will want to hear this first-hand account of what is going on at AFS. If you are applying to opportunities currently posted with AFS, you will also learn how best to prepare yourself for securing internships and full-time roles with AFS.

Click HERE to register in Handshake and get the link to watch.

Find and Fund Your Summer Internship

Have you been thinking about what to do this summer? Are you looking to explore your interests more?

It is not too early to start planning your summer internship! Learn strategies for finding or creating the best summer internship for you.

At this session, we will:

• Give you examples of past internships Midd students have done.

• Highlight top resources to use in the search process.

• Discuss strategies for creating your own experience.

• Provide an overview of CCI’s GRANT FUNDING available for unpaid internships.

• Help you with the process of narrowing down fields in which to pursue your internship.

We look forward to seeing you and answering all of your questions!

Sponsored by the Center for Careers and Internships. RSVP on Handshake now!

Technology Consulting for CSCI majors

Augustine Oni, Senior Manager & Solution Architect – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) will talk with students interested in technology consulting. If you are a computer science major or minor, you will want to hear this first-hand account of what this career field is like and how best to prepare yourself for securing internships and full-time roles with AFS.

Wednesday, October 20 at 6 pm. Click HERE to get the zoom link in Handshake

Don’t Miss This Opportunity to Meet the Trustees at the Post-Pandemic Change and Opportunity: A Conversation with Trustees on Navigating the Way Forward on Thursday, 10/21

This is a great opportunity to hear from trustees in a more casual setting. Meet us in Wilson Hall to hear the trustees talk and then join us for the Q&A after.

CCI is excited to announce that we have partnered with the President’s Office to host Post-Pandemic Change and Opportunity: A Conversation with Trustees on Navigating the Way Forward.

The past 18 months have profoundly changed many aspects of our lives. As we look to the future, please join Middlebury Trustees Cathy Lee ‘95, Dennis Parker ‘77, Helen Riess P ‘13, P ‘15, and Parker Harris ‘89, P ‘20 for a conversation with students as they share their personal and professional perspectives on these changes—and how the Middlebury experience will help prepare students for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Date: Thursday, October 21
Time: 4:45 PM
Location: Wilson Hall, McCullough

Considering a Winter Term Internship for Credit?

Do you have a Winter Term internship lined up or want to consider doing a J-term internship? Here’s the information you’ll need if you want to take part in an internship AND earn credit for the internship.  

Find all the Information, FAQs, Timeline and Checklist here or follow the steps below.

STEP 1: Have your resume approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor (PCA). No appointment necessary. See go/PCAs for times and locations.  

STEP 2: Secure your internship. Check out the Winter Term internships currently posted in Handshake, visit go/findinternships for tips, or make an appointment with a CCI advisor or visit a PCA for help.  

STEP 3: Find a Middlebury faculty member to serve as your academic sponsor. See FAQ at go/WTinternships for more info on academic sponsors.  

STEP 4: Write your personal statement for your application for credit including 3 scholarly sources (see samples).  

STEP 5: Download the Internship Agreement Form, read it, and initial all sections.  

STEP 6: Create an Experience in Handshake – this is your application for credit. go/Handshake>Career Center>Experiences>Create an Experience. Select Winter Term Application for Credit/Funding and Winter Term 2022 and answer all questions marked with an asterisk. Immediately after submitting, attach your personal statement, your CCI-approved resume, and a signed Internship Agreement. Several funding grants are available for students on financial aid on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Internship credit is approved on a rolling basis up until Dec. 1. Apply now!  

Please note: Sophomores through Super Seniors who have been enrolled for Fall ’21 (exceptions apply) or those on an approved study away program (Middlebury or non-Middlebury) are eligible to earn credit during Winter Term 2022.