Shepherd Alliance Summer Internships Fight Poverty

Fight Poverty this Summer–apply for the Shepherd Alliance Internships

Intern for 8 weeks this summer and learn first-hand about the multiple dimensions of poverty at a rural or urban site in the United States.

Come to an Information Session:

Friday, Jan 7th at 12:00pm

Center for Education in Action, Resource Library, Adirondack House

2010 Interns Dan Murphy ’11 and Tiernan Meyer ’11 will be on hand to answer questions and share their experiences. There will also be a power point with more detailed application information.


Shepherd Alliance Internships are available with agencies that work to benefit impoverished members of society. Students learn first-hand about the multiple dimensions of poverty in the United States by working for eight weeks to strengthen impoverished communities and work alongside individuals seeking to improve their communities. The agencies, located in various urban and rural sites in the United States, focus on education, healthcare, legal services, housing, hunger, social and economic needs, and community-building efforts. Students work with agencies that fit their intellectual interests in order to develop their experience and skills for civic involvement and employment.

All returning undergraduates in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Two students will be selected to represent Middlebury within the Shepherd Alliance.

To apply: go to MOJO! Log in and search for keyword: “Shepherd Poverty” under Midd-friendly Internships and follow the instructions!

DEADLINE is January 20, 2011.

For more information about the Shepherd Alliance Summer Internship Program and a complete list of established internship sites, please view . Please contact Jill Hall (ACE) with additional questions about this internship.

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