Middlebury

Center for Careers and Internships

CA Liaison: Rick Greene '75
Phone: 802.443.3007
Email: fgreene@middlebury.edu

Fact Sheets

Fact sheet for  the Center for Careers & Internships (previously EIA) is under revision.  For additional information on this program please visit the following website: Center for Careers & Internships

FoodWorks - readable

FoodWorks - printable

This fact sheet is an overview of the Middlebury FoodWorks  internship program for students who are interested in any aspect of food systems and sustainable development from farm to table.  Current as of February 2014.

MiddCORE information can be found under the Programs for Creativity and Innovation in the tool kit.

Multimedia

Applying the Liberal Arts: Middlebury FoodWorks

From the Ground Up

An overview of the the Middlebury FoodWorks program in Louisville, KY, the opportunities it provides, and the benefits for the community. This video includes the perspectives of several members of the student cohort, as well as a comment from the Mayor of Louisville.

Video Page Link: http://vimeo.com/57495639

For more information about FoodWorks, please visit this page on the CCI site: http://www.middlebury.edu/studentlife/cci/internships/mfw

Beyond the Classroom: CCI Project Profiles

Parks and Rec

Addison DiSesa '12 and his internship supervisor, the Commissioner of New York City Parks and Recreation, Adrian Benepe '78, P'09,'13, attest to the value of funded experiential learning.

 

Video link: http://www.middlebury.edu/studentlife/cci/exploration

A Garden Grows in the Bronx

Four Middlebury students decided to make a difference in partnership with the Bronx Academy of Letters by starting a community rooftop garden in one of America's poorest districts.

 

 

Video link: http://www.middlebury.edu/studentlife/cci/internships

An Internship at FINCA International

The Other End of the Spectrum

Dristy Shrestha '11.5 spent her last summer before graduation immersed in microfinance. At FINCA International in Washington, D.C., she worked with two Middlebury alums and other colleagues to further the organization's mission of alleviating poverty in developing countries.

Video link: http://www.middlebury.edu/giving/difference/impact2/finca-intern

Online Resources

Middlebury Magazine or Dispatch Articles

"The Big Idea" - Middlebury has launched MiddSTART, a unique fund-raising tool that links students with the individuals who sign on as benefactors of their projects. (Spring 2011)

http://blogs.middlebury.edu/middmag/2011/06/28/the-big-idea/

"Nuclear or Not" - Middlebury hosts two days of lectures and discussions by three experts in the field, including a “career conversation” with a group of undergraduates interested in internship opportunities with CNS and the new Master of Arts in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at Monterey Institute. (March 2011)

http://blogs.middlebury.edu/middmag/2011/03/29/nuclear-or-not/

News Stories

"The Business of Bootcamps"—Wall Street Journal Online

This article about various programs attempting to impart business or entrepreneurial skills—and the benefits of such programs—mentions MiddCORE, both in the form of a college course and in its new iteration on the Sierra Nevada College campus.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324178904578340414133858572.html

"Middlebury Students Ensure A Garden Flourishes In The Bronx" - Huffington Post article about Middlebury students who created a garden at a middle school in the Bronx this summer.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/02/bronx-academy-of-letters-garden-_n_946919.html