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What will YOUR internship story be?

  • CCI’s cohort internship programs offer you opportunities to explore a theme and build skills with your Middlebury peers. Apply to be a part of our Conflict Transformation cohort and intern with diiVe, an organization that consults with purpose led companies in South Africa. 

    Funded Cohort Internships

    A Cohort Internship Experience with diiVe

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  • Sometimes a great summer internship may be unpaid or offer a small stipend. Thanks to our generous donors, CCI provides internship grants on a competitive basis. Recently, Anna Notaro ’24 utilized a CCI grant to collaborate with John Lower ‘16 while interning with the Kibale Chimpanzee Project (KCP) in Uganda. She followed chimpanzees from dawn to dusk, collecting data and engaging with a vibrant community of scientists at the Makerere University Biological Field Station. 

    Summer Internship Funding

    Anna Notaro's Summer Internship with the Kibale Chimpanzee Project

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  • Spend the summer making a difference for Vermont through with our MiddWorks for Vermont Summer Internship Program. Maeve Nolan ‘25 and Patrick Connelly ‘25.5 worked alongside Kevin Chu ‘14 at the Vermont Futures Project last summer, delving into economic research and community engagement to address Vermont’s challenges and advocate for social equity. They contributed to vital projects like flood support and gained a deeper understanding of Vermont’s complexities.

    MiddWorks for Vermont Summer Internship Program

    Maeve Nolan '25 and Patrick Connelly '25.5 intern with Vermont Futures

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  • Each Winter Term, many students participate in internships and earn academic credit, gaining exposure to meaningful work tied to academic and/or professional interests. Last winter, Jordan Saint-Louis ‘24 interned at Black Arrow crafting editorial-style posts and developing a storyboard for a potential documentary series, reflecting his commitment to bridging cultural identity with professional pursuits. 

    Winter Term Internships

    Jordan Saint-Louis '24 interns at Black Arrow

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Whether you are just beginning to think about careers or already have a sense of the direction you’d like to pursue, we can help.

Explore What’s Next

CCI Advisors are here to help you select a major, look for a summer internship, evaluate career possibilities, apply to graduate school, or look for a job. While each advisor focuses on specific industries or fields, all of our advisors are well-equipped to get you started in your own search process.

Who We Are

  • 6 career advisors with field-specific expertise
  • 14 total staff
  • 7 trained peer career advisors
  • 11 student assistants
  • 7,000+ alumni Midd2Midd volunteers
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Where Middlebury Graduates Go

Top Career Fields

Please note percentages do not reflect industry overlap (e.g., environmental law, social impact investing, etc.)

18% financial services
15% science and health care
14% education and social impact
14% consulting

10% arts, media, and communications
9% environment, energy, and agriculture
7% technology
7% government, law, and policy

Jobs and Internships

$1000000 in internship funding support
25000 opportunities in our Handshake database
100+ info sessions and sponsored events
75% students complete at least one internship
7000+ alumni Midd2Midd volunteers

Middlebury students headed to a wide variety of jobs and graduate schools. Here is just a sampling:

Graduate Schools:

  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Columbia University
  • Dartmouth College Thayer School of Engineering
  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • New York University
  • Sciences Po
  • University of Oxford


  • Accenture
  • Analysis Group
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Consortium for Energy Efficiency
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • National Park Service

Latest News and Events

Connect with us via social media, read our newsroom stories, and keep up with our events in Handshake.

  • Audubon Vermont Tabling Event (Thursday, April 18th 2024, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT)

    When: Thursday, April 18th 2024, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT Location: Davis Library , Vestibule (Near the Cafe), 110 Storrs Ave, Middlebury, Vermont 05753, United States Spend your summer working outdoors alongside experienced professionals in environmental education and conservation! Audubon Vermont is hiring several part-time and full-time positions this summer for our summer day camp and forestry programs. Learn more about position requirements by chatting with Audubon’s Youth Conservation Leadership Coordinator, Sarah Hooghuis, at the Davis Library on April 18 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Check out our open positions!

  • Summer CPT/Internship Fieldwork Course Enrollment Info Sessions-UG ONLY (Thursday, April 18th 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT)

    When: Thursday, April 18th 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT Location: Unknown Join International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) & the Center for Careers & Internships (CCI) for a discussion about U.S.-based summer internships and Curricular Practical Training (CPT) requirements. This session for UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY will focus on how to apply for enrollment in the Middlebury Institute’s summer fieldwork course (for CPT eligibility) and on the CPT authorization process and its many requirements. We will start with a brief overview of key points, followed by time for questions. The goal is to help you be prepared to make it happen. Please join us!

  • ECO AmeriCorps Virtual Info session (Monday, April 22nd 2024, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT)

    When: Monday, April 22nd 2024, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT Location: Unknown Feeling climate anxious? Admire ecosystem function? Enjoy environmental communication? Come to an informal meeting with ECO AmeriCorps staff to learn about taking direct action in support of Vermont’s climate and biodiversity goals. Through service with ECO, you will be matched with an organization of your choosing, take part in hands-on projects to engage the community, strengthen your capabilities, and further develop as a human through a well-supported and meaningful experience. ECO AmeriCorps has been offering emerging leaders the opportunity to serve in year-long positions across the state since 2015. In Middlebury alone, there are positions in solid waste management, local food hubs, planning, environmental stewardship, and climate adaptation. Our program is designed to help you grow as a professional by allowing space for you to explore your interests along the way, so that you may be better prepared to sustain longevity and success as the environmental leader you are or want to be. Looking forward to meeting you on Earth Day! Seniors can APPLY NOW for service from September 2024-August 2025. Deadline is May 10. Join virtually: Meeting ID: 856 8331 3602 or Dial in: +1 646 931 3860 US

Kitchel House

CCI is located in Kitchel House!

Located in Kitchel House at 152 College Street and just MINUTES from the library, and STEPS away from local restaurants and shopping. We are directly on your path into town.

Stop by and see us. Our Peer Career Advisors host drop-in hours. You can view the schedule at go/PCAs. Or schedule an appointment with one of our Advisors.

We look forward to seeing you!