As a Middlebury College undergrad you have access to incredible summer opportunities, whether you want to catch up, get ahead, or just enjoy yourself while learning something new.

Find out more about the different programs and any scholarships or funding available:

Ambassador Corps

This 8- to 10-week program for international summer internships in a social enterprise engages students in hands-on experiences that can set the stage for a purpose-driven international career. Learn more »

Bread Loaf School of English

This summer graduate program with three distinct campuses selectively accepts applications from undergraduates with strong English skills. Learn more »

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Middlebury students are eligible for fully funded scholarships to attend the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference, or Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference. Learn more »

Center for Careers and Internships (CCI)

CCI’s advisors provide guidance and resources to help students find the right summer internship opportunity. CCI also offers funding for students with unpaid internship opportunities! Learn more »

Design, Partnering, Management, and Innovation (DPMI)

Earn a leadership certificate in international development and social change with a focus on innovative approaches to creating projects, facilitating stakeholder engagement, and strategic partnering. Learn more »


Located in Middlebury, Vermont, this for-credit 9-week program for students interested in food systems combines internships, experiential opportunities, and food studies. Learn
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Language Schools

The 100-year-old intensive immersion program offers undergraduate and graduate courses in 11 languages. Its renowned Language Pledge® ensures rapid fluency in a supportive environment. Learn more »


MiddCORE is a hands-on, 4-week, mentor-led leadership and innovation program designed to help students develop skills, confidence, and experience for life and work. Learn more »

Museum Studies in Oxford

Learn about the structure, management, and activities of museums, as well as the British approach to historic preservation. This 6-week program features two credit-bearing courses taught by British experts, a week of experiential learning at an 18th-century estate, and private tours of renowned museums and archives in the area. Learn more »


MuseumWorks is an intensive 8-week paid summer fellowship program introducing Middlebury College students to the dynamic and multifaceted professional world of museums and archives through a combination of internship placements in local cultural institutions, field trips, conversations with specialists, workshops, and collaboration on an exhibition project. Learn more »

Privilege and Poverty Academic Cluster/National Poverty Internships and Local Addison County Internships

Students are encouraged to apply for national and local (Addison County, Vermont), cohort-based, paid Privilege and Poverty summer internships. Learn more »

School of the Environment

This 6-week environmental studies program offers rigorous interdisciplinary courses and leadership training for introductory and intermediate/advanced students. Learn more »

Summer Intensive Language Program at Monterey

Located in Monterey, California, this intensive program offers 8 weeks of rigorous, thematic instruction and engaging cocurricular activities to learners of Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish. Learn more »

Summer Peacebuilding Program

This 3-week intensive training program is designed to bridge the theory and practice of building peace in societies that are emerging from conflict, violence, or war. Learn more »

Summer Research

Each summer, more than 125 Middlebury students are engaged in on-campus research with a faculty mentor on topics ranging from philosophy to biochemistry. Student research assistants are funded through many sources, including faculty grants and college endowed funds. Learn more »

Summer Study

Summer Study offers various travel- and field-based experiential courses. In the past, for example, there have been courses on international development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and on nature writing in Alaska. Learn more »

Summer Undergraduate Nonproliferation Fellowship and Internship Program

Fellowship participants conduct research on issues related to the spread and control of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Paid 10-week internship participants have opportunities in our Washington, D.C., office.  Learn more »