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Accessing Your CCI Social Impact & Education Advisor – Here for You!

I just wanted to check in with you all and see how you are doing since leaving campus (for most of you)? These are unprecedented days like we’ve never seen before. For most of us, these days and weeks ahead will bring so much uncertainty. It’s a place that most of us try to avoid, but today, its unavoidable. That said, there is some certainty you can count on, and that’s the fact that your Social Impact and Education Advisor is here to work with you when you’re ready to move forward. Feel free to make a Zoom Appointment with me through Handshake.


That said, you can also think about how you can use your time close to home to be volunteering in the community. Here in Addison County we have been connected with several community and county-wide resources allowing us to volunteer our time: grocery store and pharmacy pick-ups; baking and cooking meals for the church community supper; delivering Meals-on-Wheels; calling elderly folks for socializing on the phone.

I’ll be posting some articles in the next week which might be of interest from areas that I cover. Meanwhile, don’t forget to keep checking Handshake for great opportunities.

Use this week, if you can, to take some time to breathe deep and relax before classes begin again remotely. I’ll look forward to ‘seeing’ you soon via Zoom.

Qsemble Capital Management Seeks Summer Intern

Peter Lubans ’06 seeks a summer intern to work with him at his firm. Applications from all qualified Middlebury students will be considered.

Qsemble is a quantitative trading firm based in New York City. The firm combines deep knowledge of financial markets with sophisticated statistical learning and data analysis techniques to systematically predict stock prices.

Join us for a summer internship and get exposure to both the high-level principles that guide our approach to portfolio management, as well as the day-to-day realities of operating an investment management firm.
Projects will depend on both the candidate’s skills and the firm’s needs, but may include: cleaning and processing data sets in preparation for alpha research, writing software tools to assist with exploratory data analysis, researching the efficacy of various model-fitting techniques, writing tools to assist in monitoring production trading, and streamlining data flows. 
Some coding experience is required, preferably using python.

Apply Here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3675231/

Looking for Teaching Fellows With a Big Impact While Developing into Master Teachers

Join a Team of Teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

The Equity Project Charter School (TEP) is hosting an upcoming virtual open house for prospective teachers being held Tuesday, March 24 from 6:00-8:00 PM (EST).  They are actively seeking talented and motivated teachers to support their mission of achieving educational equity for disadvantaged students in Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods of New York City.  Specifically, they are looking for Teacher Fellows who will work with Master teachers to gain more experience. Interested candidates can learn more about the Online Open House and register here.  

TEP Charter is a unique educational model and reallocates the public funding it receives as a charter school to pay its teaching professionals an annual salary of $125,000, with the opportunity to earn a significant performance bonus.

To learn more about their school, see TEP in the news, be amazed by their new building, and check out their website!

Join the Virtual Info Session by Registering HERE.

Launch Your Career: The Associate Program at AlphaSights

COVID-19 has affected communities across the world, forcing us to work together and adapt to new realities. AlphaSights is no different — as we adjust to a new normal for now, we are still hiring and open for business across our NY & SF office. We’ve moved to an entirely virtual interview process and we hope to connect with you! Check out our Associate Program below:

Associate Program in NY & SF (Seniors graduating in Spring 2020)

What should the start of your career look like? Do you look for an introduction to the world of business and exposure to a wide variety of industries? A role offering autonomy and measurable personal impact? A clear path towards leading your own team and managing blue-chip client relationships in two years’ time? Running your own multimillion-dollar book of business in five years?

AlphaSights is the world’s knowledge partner, comprised of ambitious professionals committed to accelerating progress for our clients and our people alike. From the moment you join us as an Associate, you’ll have significant autonomy and personal responsibility. You’ll receive training and professional development opportunities to help you excel in your role. Hard work, drive, and a commitment to delivering results will put you on a path to becoming a Manager in around two years from joining us, and a Vice President in around five. 

All along, you’ll be working in the company of like-minded, driven colleagues from across the globe: we work as one global team that’s dedicated to growing our business, improving ourselves, supporting one another, and celebrating wins together. Our alumni go on to join some of the world’s most prestigious companies or pursue further study at top graduate schools.

Apply directly through the following links:

The Associate Program at AlphaSights

Internship Tips from CCI’s Peer Career Advisor, Mia Grayson ’20 – LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION!

Ask your recommenders for letters of recommendation early on and stay on top of them. 

A large component of many summer internship applications require multiple letters of recommendation from faculty, advisors, supervisors, etc. These can be just as important as the actual application in that it adds to the story of you as an applicant and also must conform to deadlines. Some internships accept students on a rolling basis, meaning that applications, including letters of recommendation, are reviewed as soon as an application is received so earlier applicants have higher chances of being selected while a late or missing letter of rec can hinder one’s application from being reviewed in a timely fashion.

To best ensure that your letter is completed by your recommender on time is to ask early! It’s helpful to meet with or email them to explain your interest in the different internships and what you would like for them to focus on in their letters. This helps to keep them involved in your application process and ensure that not all of your recommenders repeat the same things about you. It’s important to remember that everyone is busy, especially faculty and staff, so making sure that you’re giving them enough time to write a good letter and submit it by the deadline will only make everything go smoother. Don’t be afraid to send them a reminder email or meet with them before the letter is due to make sure that it hasn’t slipped off their radar and that the letter gets in on time!

Need help with your résumé and/or cover letter? CCI is available to help you virtually! Email your résumé to CCIPCA@middlebury.edu and one of our Advisors will get back to you. If you’d rather discuss it in “real time” – schedule a video chat or phone appointment with one of the Advisors in Handshake.

CLS Summer Program Suspended for Summer 2020

Today we received notice that CLS is suspending all summer language institutes for 2020 in light of the U.S. Department of State Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel issued on March 11. The program made this decision with the health and well-being of participants as their priority. All 2020 finalists and alternates may reapply for […]

CCI is Standing By

This is an extraordinary and unprecedented time—and as you settle into your various locations across the globe, the CCI staff would like to remind you that we are standing by to ensure your career and internship needs are met.  When you are ready to begin thinking about your next steps, reach out to us.  

While ADK may now be geographically far away, the CCI will continue to offer a full-range of support and resources with a variety of online tools. Please stay tuned as we re-work our programming. We plan to be able to continue to deliver the services you need, and we look forward to coming together virtually in the coming weeks.


  • Advisor appointments continue to be available in Handshake via video chat or phone.
  • We will continue to communicate via our weekly Career Path Page newsletters, so if you haven’t already signed up to receive them, please do so. The newsletters keep you updated on opportunities in Handshake, career tips, relevant articles, etc. You can choose the Career Path pages most relevant to your interests. Simply fill in the Career Path Sign Up section in the right navigation of each page link below.

Arts, Media, and Communications
Business, Finance and Consulting
Government, Law, and Policy
Health Professions
Science and Technology
Social Impact

  • Midd2Midd facilitates mentoring, networking, and outreach across the Middlebury community of students, alumni, and parents. If you haven’t already, review our new Networking Guide, then log in to Midd2Midd, complete your profile, and build your network.
  • New jobs and internships are posted daily in Handshake. Log in, complete your profile, and continue your search. Though many employers are not currently interviewing in person, this is a good time to review our Interview Preparation Guide and to prepare for virtual interviews. Many alumni in Midd2Midd have volunteered to help you practice.
  • The résumé approval requirement has been waived for the internship funding application process, but if you would like help with your résumé, you may email it to CCIPCA@middlebury.edu for feedback. Stay tuned for more updates on the internship funding process.

CCI sends our wishes that you and your family and friends are well. We are all in this together and we are here for you.