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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.

  • Field Guide for English Students (Thursday, April 25th 2024, 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm EDT)

    When: Thursday, April 25th 2024, 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm EDT Location: Johnson Memorial Building, Johnson 204, Middlebury, Vermont, United States Connect with Midd alums at the English Field Guide. Presented by the Center for Careers and Internships and cosponsored by the English department, this Field Guide brings alumni back to campus to share knowledge and experience related to their post-Middlebury careers and professional lives with current students. On Thursday alumni join us for a panel discussion. Friday morning, our alumni guests have volunteered to hold one-on-one chats with students (Sign up in Handshake) Field Guides help students think broadly about where their academic work may lead them in a professional context by giving them the information they need to think critically about what they’ll do with their liberal arts major or degree after Middlebury. Our Alumni Guests: Jessica Cheung '15, Senior Producer at The Daily podcast, New York Times Kaitlyn Fallon '10, Pro Bono Corporate Partnerships Attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Cheswayo Mphanza '16, Academic Advisor, National Louis University; Writer Melynda Payne '21, Partner Marketing Coordinator at Warner Brothers Discovery Hana Matsudaira '22, Associate Producer at Simon and Schuster

  • Summer CPT/Internship Fieldwork Course Enrollment Info Sessions-UG ONLY (Monday, April 29th 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT)

    When: Monday, April 29th 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 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!

  • Mandatory Pre-Departure Internship Meeting for CCI-Funded and CCI-Sponsored Interns (Tuesday, May 7th 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT)

    When: Tuesday, May 7th 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Location: McCullough - Student Center , Wilson Hall , 14 Old Chapel Rd, Middlebury, Vermont 05753, United States "This mandatory one-hour in-person training will provide information and resources for all students taking part in internships this summer that are funded or sponsored by the Center for Careers and Internships. Topics covered will include grant requirements, as well as resources and tips to help you prepare for and be successful in your internship. This session is required whether you are taking part in a remote, hybrid, or in-person internship. Attendance will be taken and those missing the session due to extenuating circumstances and conflicts (such as study abroad) must be excused by Cheryl Whitney Lower ahead of time. Any student who has not attended or been excused ahead of time will risk losing their funding. Please note: This session is required for all CCI-funded and sponsored interns; some interns may be required to attend additional program-specific trainings as well. Presented by CCI Staff. "

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!