Bring your education, your passions, your purpose into the professional world

With MiddCORE’s mentor-powered summer program you’ll be immersed in the kinds of projects you’ll experience in life after college.

MiddCORE J-term 2021 Applications Open

MiddCORE is accepting applications for MiddCORE Remote J-term 2021. Applications due Sunday November 29th at Midnight. You will find out if you are accepted on Monday November 30th and class registration will begin on Tuesday Dec. 1 through Thursday Dec. 3. Apply to J-term here.

MiddCORE Summer Immersion

This program is open to students from all colleges. You will have a combination of small group sessions with mentors, pre recorded sessions, podcasts, community building reflections, and collaborate with peers.


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MiddCORE Winter Immersion

This is open to Middlebury undergraduates only and will be offered remotely for winter term 2021. Working with mentors for one month, students face daily, weekly, and month-long challenges designed to build the CORE strengths needed to become effective leaders and creative problem solvers.

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Connect to a MiddCORE Alum

Still on the fence about MiddCORE? Want to talk to someone who has fully experienced the program? Click the link below to be connected to a MiddCORE alum who would be able to talk to you about their experience at MiddCORE and answer some of your questions.

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Participants spend time outside meeting one on one with the MiddCORE Mentors. They're using this time to develop their ideas and gain important feedback.

Up-level your potential:
Develop the confidence, skills, hands-on experience, and network you’ll need to make a positive impact—on the world and on your future.


of recent participants said that MiddCORE gave them the skills to be confident in the workplace
declared MiddCORE to be one of their most important undergraduate experiences
felt they could approach strategic challenges in new ways

Meet the MiddCORE Mentors

  • Megan Nesbeth is a designer, strategist, and doer who empowers people, places, and organizations to thrive using the tools of design research, complex systems, business strategy, and the social sciences. She is currently a strategist at frog, a global design, strategy, and innovation firm. 

    Megan Nesbeth

    Strategist at Frog Design

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  • Simon is the Chief Operating Officer for Orvis. He is responsible for their customer facing teams, that include Marketing, Consumer Direct, IT, Merchandising & Product Development, Sourcing, and Merchandise Operations & Planning. In 2016, Simon developed an “in-house agency” for Orvis, and lead the development of Orvis’ brand storytelling.

    Simon Perkins

    COO at Orvis

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  • Jenna Arnold serial entrepreneur and author of Raising Our Hands. She is known as the co-founder of ORGANIZE and was a National Organizer for the Women’s March on Washington. Oprah has called Arnold one of the “100 Awakened Leaders who are using their voice and talent to elevate humanity”.

    Jenna Arnold

    Chief Impact Officer at Rethink

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  • Logan Randolph graduated from Midd in 2014, where he ski patrolled and played rugby. Following his time in Vermont, he moved to San Francisco and started a company providing a “digital personal assistant” which was later acquired. He later joined Quip in 2015 which later came under the Salesforce umbrella.

    Logan Randolph

    Sales & Marketing at Quip at Salesforce

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