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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!

Hotchkiss Summer Portals Resident Teaching Fellow

Full-time summer position with competitive benefits

Resident Teaching Fellows are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of Summer Portals’ students. Each summer a new team of Fellows must bond quickly and intuitively as they create a safe and welcoming community while implementing the residential curriculum and guide students through a rewarding academic enrichment experience. As advisors and mentors, Resident Teaching Fellows are expected to comport themselves to the highest standards of personal integrity and professional principles.

Apply for a Resident Teaching Fellow position online at:

http://www.hotchkiss.org/our-school/careers-at-hotchkiss

Applicants will be expected to submit:

1. A current resume.
2. Two letters of recommendation by professors or supervisors of education-related work experience.
3. Unofficial transcript(s).
4. The Portals community is richly diverse by design. Please describe in a letter how you will complement the diversity in our community, and how you anticipate benefitting from the various members of our community (students, peers, and faculty).

CCI partners with internship/job matching platform focusing on roles in finance, tech, consulting and high-growth startups

Middlebury has partnered with Scouted – a job matching platform that helps college students and recent graduates find great jobs based on who they are, not just how they look on paper. As we’re now approaching spring, some of our partner companies have begun turning their eyes toward 2020 graduates.

The jobs we currently have for this year’s graduates lean in the spheres of finance, data/analytics, and business development, and the geographic spread stretches from NYC and DC to Chicago, Austin and San Francisco.

Sign up: Login to Handshake>Career Center>Resources and click on Scouted.

Create your Scouted profile: ​We ask for your basic information, resume, education, and some other unique details so we can get to know you.  

Complete your Virtual Interview: ​Complete the first round of the interview process with video and written responses so our companies can get to know the you behind your resume.  

Opt In to Jobs and Internships:​ Pick the opportunities that interest you! We update your dashboard with new roles every week, so be sure to check back often.

Matching Process:​ Once you opt in, our platform combines AI with human verification to ensure you’re aligned with the best opportunities suited to who you are (not just what you’ve done).

Get Interviewing:​ After a short while, you’ll know whether you’ve been matched as a good fit with the companies where you’ve expressed interest. We’ll introduce you to them so you’re set for the next round.

Say Hi:​ Our Talent Scouts are here to help. Be sure to reach out and let us know you’re on the job hunt. We can offer advice on resumes, interview preparation, and negotiations. We want to see you succeed!  

Here is a sampling of what you’ll find in Scouted:

  • Bridgewater Associates Opportunities – Bridgewater is the world’s largest hedge fund and is located in Westport, CT, right outside NYC. The current opportunities we have are for front office research and data analysis roles. Bridgewater is known for its employee development and fostering careers.
  • Finance Opportunities – In addition to Bridgewater, we have highlighted a couple of our other finance roles currently on the site. One leans pretty quantitative at renowned firm called Select Equity, and the other is a very sexy entry level role at a PE firm called Acquiline Capital Partners.
  • Business Development Opportunities – We have two Biz Dev opportunities in rather different niches: 1) in the financial space, and 2) in the restaurant tech industry. Both opportunities present pretty exciting opportunities for growth.

Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice (ESSJ) Undergraduate Research Conference: Research Proposals Due Feb 10, 2020!

The deadline for submitting a research proposal -February 10th, 2020 – is quickly approaching!  Students can submit research proposals here. If you have any questions, please contact vghosh@fas.harvard.edu or visit the website at www.essjconference.fas.harvard.edu.  About the Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice (ESSJ) Undergraduate Research Conference: Started in 2015, the Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference is a national conference focused solely […]

Win a $500 Flight Gift Card with CCI’s Tell Your Story Campaign!

The Center for Careers and Internships is having a second annual Tell Your Story Campaign that culminates in a drawing for a $500 flight gift card!

All you have to do to enter is complete your Handshake profile and have your résumé reviewed and approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor (PCA) – (go/PCAs for their drop in hours) to have your résumé reviewed. The earlier you complete your profile and have an approved résumé, the more chances you will have to win!

To be entered to win, login to Handshake and complete these steps:

  1. Upload your approved résumé to Handshake.
  2. Add at least one Work Experience (volunteer experience counts!)
  3. Add at least one Extracurricular Activity (high school activities are OK!)
  4. Add at least one skill.
  5. Complete all questions on the “Career Interests” page (click on YourName>Career Interests)

Our first drawing is on Tuesday, February 11th, so don’t wait too long!

Drawings will be held every TUESDAY from 2/11- 3/24. There will be 6 $20 Middlebury Money gift cards and the Grand Prize is the $500 flight gift card.

Need help creating your first résumé? Our PCAs are here to help.

Create Your First College Résumé Workshops will be hosted on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 21 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 – Résumé Crash Course for First-Years – 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Battell Basement
  • Monday, January 27 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 27 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House

Need help creating your first résumé? Don’t worry! Our PCAs are here to help.

Writing your first college résumé may seem daunting, but CCI’s Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) make the process easy!

Learn how to turn the experience you gained through academic, extracurricular, community engagement, work, and other experience into a strong Middlebury résumé.

Your résumé will help you to:

  • apply for on-campus jobs and other opportunities;
  • apply for internships;
  • apply for summer internship funding;
  • and more!

*NOTE* If you have one, please bring a copy of your most recent résumé and your laptop. If you don’t already have a draft, don’t worry! Simply bring a list of your high school and college experiences (extracurricular, academic, volunteer, work, etc.).

Create Your First College Résumé Workshops will be hosted on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, January 21 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Tuesday, January 21 – Résumé Crash Course for First-Years – 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Battell Basement
  • Monday, January 27 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 27 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 1:00-1:30 p.m. in the ADK House
  • Monday, January 28 from 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the ADK House

Once your résumé is complete and approved, AND you complete your Handshake profile, you can be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Flight Gift Card with CCI’s Tell Your Story Campaign! Learn more here.

SENIORS–Looking for a Job that Aligns with Your Values? Join Our Boot Camp 1/16

This is a great opportunity during J-term to use the added help and motivation to get you on track for exploring the opportunities out there.

  • Are you looking for greater clarity and confidence about your interests, purpose and what matters most to you in finding and doing purposeful work?
  • Are you unsure how to structure a strategic job search to maximize your time and energy?
  • Are you clearly communicating your skills, assets and talents in a clear and succinct personal story?

If any of this resonates with you and where you are, join me with a group of like-minded peers for a 1.5 hour workshop to get you started. We’ll share techniques and tools to get you over the hump and on your way to learning how to activate our Middlebury network, identifying meaningful opportunities using targeted resources and learn how to translate your college experiences to tell the relevant stories to organizations and companies you’d LOVE to work for.

To attend the workshop

on Thursday, Jan. 16th at 4:30PM in Hillcrest

RSVP HERE.