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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.

Past UpNext events at Middlebury:

UpNext: Data AnalyticsMarch 2020
UpNext: Life SciencesMarch 2019
UpNext: ConsultingMarch 2019
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