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Stephanie Jordan ’20 and Teal Witter ’20 Named Goldwater Scholars

Congratulations to Middlebury’s newest Goldwater Scholars, Stephanie Jordan and Teal Witter! Stephanie and Teal were selected from a national pool of 1223 natural science, engineering and mathematics students nominated by 443 colleges and universities. The Barry Goldwater Scholarship provides scholarships up to $7,500 to support undergraduates pursuing careers in math, natural sciences, and engineering. Read more […]

Oscar Psychas ’21 Named Udall Scholar

Congratulations to Oscar Psychas ’21, Middlebury’s newest Udall Scholar! Oscar was one of 55 sophomores and juniors selected nationwide for his outstanding work on environmental issues and advocacy. Read more about Oscar and the Udall Scholarship here: https://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/MeetScholars.aspx?webid=5703 You can read more about one of Oscar’s projects, WildMidd, in the newsroom: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/618477 Way to go, […]

“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.

Geology Intern at PVE, LLC

The Geology intern at PVE, LLC will work in the Environmental Engineering and Remediation Services group in the PVE, LLC Poughkeepsie, NY office.

Assists Project Managers and Environmental Technicians with tasks associated with:

  • Field Work – Phase I ESA procedures,taking soil, water, rock, vapor samples for analysis.
  • Site visits to assess conditions.
  • Data analysis
  • Report preparation

The ideal candidate is enrolled in a 4 year university in pursuit of a Bachelors of Science in Geology and entering their Junior or Senior year.

Learn more about PVE here. Read more about the position in Handshake. Deadline 5/7.

NOVA’s “What the Physics?!” Internship at WGBH Educational Foundation

NOVA’s “What The Physics?!” video series explores deep questions about the nature of our universe and surprising physics phenomena, with a light, comedic tone. Episodes demystify topics from consciousness to black holes to the physics of texting. Interns will have the opportunity to film, animate, edit, research, and write scripts, working closely with the show’s creator and host, Greg Kestin.

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to work with others
  • Interest in science, communications, and video production
  • Experience in animation
  • Experience editing video (preferably in Premiere Pro)
  • Experience with Photoshop/Illustrator a plus
  • Women and people of color are encouraged to apply

Learn more in Handshake. Deadline 4/30.

Information Technology – STANDOUT – Emerging Leaders Camp

Procter & Gamble invites SOPHOMORES to experience how P&G transforms the way business is done through technology and innovation every single day by participating in their STANDOUT – Emerging Leaders Camp. Emerging Leaders Camp is a once in a lifetime WOW experience for top candidates!

Join P&G for an all-expense paid 3 day trip to their global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio to see what P&G stands for and why it is the place for you!

Meet their leaders, learn about their brands, the amazing careers they nurture and grow, and the millions of lives you can impact along the way.

You will be with 200 of the best top candidates from around the country.

You will have a BLAST and a chance to walk away with an internship with P&G for the summer of 2020!! They will be holding on site interviews for an internship for 2020. Emerging Leader Camp will be August 6-9, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Learn more in Handshake.