Tag Archives: Social Impact

Middlebury Social Impact Corps Info Sessions

Interested in gaining the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for a purposeful career in social impact? Host site 2020: Monterey, California. The Middlebury Social Impact Corps program connects students to social change with unique global internship opportunities. A select cohort of Middlebury College and MIIS graduate students are chosen and matched with a social enterprise or NGO for an eight-week summer internship. The experiential learning program focuses on six pillars: adaptability, commitment, inquiry, narrative, reflection, and partnership. In partnership with organizations, MSIC members gain knowledge, skills, and dispositions for purposeful careers in social impact.

2020 Middlebury Social Impact Corps Info Sessions
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020:  4:30-5:30 p.m. at ADK Library
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020: 7-8:00 p.m. at ADK Library

To learn more, visit go/socialimpactcorps. To RSVP for the Info Session, click HERE.

Hot Handshake Social Impact Internships & Jobs

Don’t forget to look up on Handshake for the hundreds of opportunities out there for internships and jobs in teh sectors you’re most interested in. Here are just a few:

Here is a cool opportunity with ECOAmeriCorps: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3465206/share_preview

Corporate Affairs & Public Policy Consultancy Opportunity with Speyside Group: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3412081/share_preview

Middlebury in DC Summer Internship: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3498979/share_preview

Sam Shine Foundation Summer Conservation Intern-The Nature Conservancy: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3498979/share_preview

Physical Scientist Intern in Seattle, WA with NOAA: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3484759/share_preview

Public Lands & Climate Change Advocate Intern, Anchorage, AK with The National Audubon Society: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3483855/share_preview

Farm-Based Education Summer Fellowship with Shelburne Farms: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3458480/share_preview

VT Business for Social Responsibility Internships & Jobs Listings

Whether you are a graduating senior or just looking for an internship and interested in staying in Vermont, the Vermont Business for Social Responsibility (VBSR) has excellent resources for paid internships and member job listings. VBSR “is a statewide, nonprofit business association with a mission to foster a business ethic in Vermont that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the business community to set a high standard for protecting the natural, human, and economic environments of our citizens.

Check out their resources for paid internships HERE.

Check out their resources for member job listings HERE.

VT Food System Jobs

Just a reminder that “Farm to Plate is Vermont’s food system plan being implemented statewide to increase economic development and jobs in the farm and food sector and improve access to healthy local food for all Vermonters.” They also have wonderful resources including a Vermont food systems job listing online HERE. For those of you looking to stay in Vermont after graduation, this is a great resource!

Future Leaders Climate Summit Opportunity 2020

Join fellow change-makers, experts and thought leaders in Chicago for three days of learning, networking and sharing experiences.

We welcome any future leader to apply for the Summit. Successful applicants will typically be between the ages of 18-30 years old with a demonstrated interest in climate change and leadership.

They are still accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

The inaugural Future Leaders’ Climate Summit will gather ~100 young and diverse leaders from around the US for three days to discuss climate policy, communications, advocacy, and individual action with climate and energy experts. The Future Leaders will work with these experts to develop ideas and recommendations for wicked problems facing their communities today, from mitigating climate change, to adapting to extreme weather impacts, to preparing for a rapidly changing world that likely will include more political unrest, forced migration, and security issues. The Future Leaders will form work pods to develop local action plans and make pledges to go back to their communities and engage with local elected officials, educate their community, and provoke action.

Apply HERE to attend the Future Leaders’ Climate Summit in Chicago from March 26-29, 2020. Thanks to recent Middlebury alum Kitty Pollack, Program Coordinator, Energy & Environment Program at The Aspen Institute for this lead!