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CCI in the News

Post-Graduation Employment Rates Hit All-Time High (October 17, 2019)

"The percentage of Middlebury graduates with jobs within months of their graduation date has been steadily rising since 2014. 

Six months after graduation, 81% of the class of 2018 had found employment, the highest rate on record. Most of these graduates are working full-time jobs while others, also included in this definition of employment, are working part-time while studying or pursuing an additional career."

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'Innovation Trek' Brings Students Inside Silicon Valley Giants and Start-Ups (March 5, 2019)

"After a weeklong “innovation trek” to the San Francisco Bay Area last month, 10 Middlebury undergraduates returned to campus for the start of spring semester with a better understanding of career opportunities in leading-edge innovative companies, ranging from Ike, a self-driving truck start-up, to Salesforce, a cloud-based technology firm."

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Students Get Jump on Salary Negotiation, Personal Finance (January 16, 2019)

“These workshops are what students want and what they need,” said Tim Mosehauer, associate director of professional and career development, who worked with several of his colleagues to organize the six-part series. “All of the events are applicable to all students, regardless of their class year, their major, or their potential career interests. The ‘Beyond’ in ‘Life Beyond Middlebury’ can apply to an internship or a summer job before the student graduates, not just their first fulltime job after graduation.”

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Students Find Handshake an Asset in Their Search For Jobs (December 5, 2018)

A year has passed since Middlebury College’s Center for Careers and Internships (CCI) launched Handshake, a digital platform that enables students to manage all aspects of their search for jobs and internships, from scheduling appointments with CCI advisors and signing up for the center’s programs and events to finding positions and submitting applications. 

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Students Navigate the Complex Path to Medical School (October 31, 2018)

The Association of American Medical Colleges reports that for the past few years the percentage of applicants who get accepted to a U.S. medical school has been in the low 40s (41–44 percent).

For Middlebury College grads starting med school in 2018, the admit rate more than doubled recent national averages: a whopping 89 percent.

“It’s truly a team effort,” said Director of Health Professions and STEM Advising Mary Lothrop, emphasizing the contributions of her advising team (Assistant Director Hannah Benz, MD, and Coordinator Nicole Veilleux), colleagues in the Center for Careers and Internships, faculty, alumni, colleagues at other colleges and medical schools, community partners, “and most importantly the candidates themselves.”

Middlebury’s approach combines laser-like attention to the nuts and bolts of what makes a med school applicant successful with a commitment to helping each student find his or her own path.

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Employment Picture is Strong for Recent Middlebury Graduates (October 10, 2018)

Seventy percent of the graduates in the Class of 2018 have reported that they are now gainfully employed, with another 13 percent actively searching for jobs and 12 percent continuing their education in post-baccalaureate programs.

The data stems from the annual “outcomes” survey conducted by the Office of Institutional Assessment and Research (OIAR) and the Center for Careers and Internships (CCI). The survey offers a reflection of what Middlebury College’s most recent alumni were doing three months after graduation. The response rate to the 2018 survey was 93 percent with 609 seniors responding from a class with 656 members. 

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Students Spend Winter Break on Silicon Valley "Tech Trek" (February 21, 2018)

Organized by the Center for Careers and Internships (CCI), the students were immersed in daily job-shadowing experiences, site visits, reflection dinners, Q&A sessions, and receptions. The fully funded trek during winter recess was aimed at raising the students’ awareness of what’s needed to succeed in a specific industry, giving them access to leaders in the field, and positioning alumni to be advocates for qualified Middlebury students.

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