UpNext is a dynamic career exploration series from the Middlebury Center for Careers and Internships.

Each UpNext event brings alumni in a specific career industry to campus to give Middlebury students an insider's understanding of that industry, available career paths, and info about roles and skills necessary to enter future jobs and internships. Students also get first-hand look into the personal career paths of participating alumni from the Middlebury Professional Networks. 

Each multi-day event may include:

  • One-on-one resume reviews or mock interview sessions with students and alumni (sign up required in Handshake). 
  • Alumni Panel in which these professionals discuss the industry and emerging trends/dynamics.
  • Smaller info sessions to talk about specific industries, companies, and/or opportunities therein.
  • Academic interactions through class visits, Commons dinners, etc.
  • Posted internship and job opportunities in that industry.

March 1, 2019 - UpNext: Consulting
The UpNext: Careers in Consulting Program brings students interested in consulting together with alumni consulting professionals, representing different types of consulting in various size firms.

March 14-15, 2019 - UpNext: Life Sciences
UpNext: Careers in Life Sciences brings students interested in the life sciences together with alumni working in the Life Sciences space. Students will get a opportunity to recieve professional feedback on your resume, attend a panel discussion about trends and dynamics in the industry, attend workshops to help them better understand what type of work in life sciences may be right for them, and network informally with alumni.

Past UpNext events at Middlebury:

UpNext: Careers in ConsultingMarch 2018
UpNext: Communications (Advertising, PR, and Marketing)November 2017
UpNext: Media & EntertainmentMarch 2017
UpNext: EnergyDecember 2016
UpNext: ConsultingSeptember 2016
UpNext: Teaching  October 2015
UpNext: Consulting September 2015
UpNext: International DevelopmentNovember 2014