Your four years at Middlebury are a time to learn about your interests and talents both in and out of the classroom. Choosing a major, committing to campus activities, seeking a summer internship—these are all part of the career exploration process.
Profiles | Beyond the Classroom
Think about your career exploration as a series of progressive steps you can take in each of your four years. Open the sections below for guidance on how you can approach this journey.
Senior: Moving Forward and Achieving Your Goals
Update your MOJO account and your resume.
Meet with an career advisor to discuss your post-graduate options.
Attend employer and graduate school information sessions.
Apply for jobs, internships, and fellowships, or other post-graduate opportunities listed in MOJO and LACN.
Schedule a practice interview with a career advisor.
Complete your senior survey before graduation.
Junior: Focusing Your Options
- Apply for a winter term or summer internship: gain additional experience.
- Come to a drop-in appointment to update/polish your resume; make an appointment with an advisor to discuss strategy.
- Apply for funding for an unpaid summer internship or project.
- Create your LinkedIn Profile, and review our Social Networking Tips.
Sophomore: Gaining Skills and Experience
- Come to Quick Questions to find out more about career education resources.
- Seek leadership roles in a student organization, athletic team, or through community service.
- Apply for a winter term or summer internship.
- Update your resume and have a Peer Career Advisor review it during Quick Questions.
- Consider doing a winter term internship: first time you're eligible!
- Attend Career Conversations with Middlebury alumni to learn more about a potential career field.
- Apply for a stipend for your unpaid summer internship or project.
First Year: Getting Started
- Attend a CCI Open House and get to know our staff.
- Complete your MOJO account: Get access to thousands of internship opportunities, plus up-to-the minute information about alumni Career Conversations, visiting recruiters, professionals in residence, events, and workshops.
- Create a resume and cover letter for internships and summer job applications; have it reviewed by a Peer Career Advisor during Quick Questions.
- Get involved on campus: Explore your interests through student activities or community service.
- Attend a Career Conversations event and information sessions to learn about liberal arts career paths from Middlebury alumni.