Center for Community Engagement (CCE)

The Center for Community Engagement prepares students for lives of meaning and impact through local, domestic, and global community connections. Our programs work to strengthen communities and contribute to the public good. Click here for more information.

Center for Careers and Internships (CCI)

Whether you are just beginning to think about careers or already have a sense of the direction you’d like to pursue, CCI can help. CCI Advisors are there 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 their advisors are well equipped to get you started in your own search process. Click here for more information.

Middlebury Institute - Monterey

Many opportunities are available on the Monterey Middlebury campus.  Take a look at the various programs.

Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Nonproliferation Studies

Study Away in Monterey

Nonproliferation Internships and Scholarships

Middlebury Climate Action Fellowship

Find out more information here-  Middlebury Climate Action Fellowship

More details on the program here. Applications welcome beginning in March.

Still searching for an organization to work with? Looking to refine a project idea? Join us for an info session or reach out to Minna Brown (mbbrown@middlebury) or Patrick Wickstrom ( with these and any other questions.

Innovation Hub Programs

Middlebury students develop through a multitude of opportunities on and off campus.

Through funding, classes, workshops, and mentoring, as well as dedicated workspaces for ideation and collaboration, the Elizabeth Hackett Robinson ’84 Innovation Hub guides and supports students who want to explore and expand their creative ideas. 

Middlebury Alternative Break (MAlt)

The goal of MAlt is to engage Middlebury students with communities across the nation and the globe in order to share an experience, provide service where service is needed, and learn about the systems that shape community realities around the world. These trips take place over February break.  Visit here for more information.

MuseumWorks Summer Internship

MuseumWorks takes students behind the scenes of art museums, history museums, libraries, archives, natural history collections, and more.

  • Interns learn about the daily functioning of cultural institutions while working with mentors on projects at the Middlebury College Museum of Art, Special Collections & Archives, Bicentennial Hall, and the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History.
  • Interns also participate in a professional development curriculum preparing them for satisfying and ethical careers in cultural and biodiversity heritage. Sessions will include field trips, career conversations, discussion sections, and more.
  • Stipend: $3,500 (USD, taxable). Interns are eligible for on-campus room & board.
  • Students from all majors are invited to apply.

For more information, visit their webpage.

Summer Research Opportunities through CTLR

Each summer at Middlebury, over 175 students are engaged in on-campus and remote research with a faculty mentor, in topics ranging from biochemistry to philosophy.

Students generally receive a stipend provided by faculty grants or college endowed funds. Positions are available through individual faculty members.

Students should contact potential faculty mentors before March. The deadline for faculty to apply for SRA funding is at the beginning of March.

For more information, visit their webpage.

Funding for Unpaid Summer Internships through CTLR

Available grants through the competitive grant process:

  • $4000 Summer Internship Funding Grants
  • $1000 First-Year Explore Grants
  • $1000 Arts Grants

* Grant applications are due at the beginning of April.

** Students are not eligible if they have previously received a $3000 or $3500 competitive grant from CCI or if they are seniors graduating in May. Students must also be enrolled both Spring and Fall semesters to be eligible.  

For more information and to apply:

Need help finding an internship?

  • Handshake has over 4500 paid and unpaid internships!
  • There are still great “CCI Sponsored” and “Reserved for Middlebury” internships posted in Handshake, most of which come with guaranteed funding from CCI.
  • Visit CCI’s Top Tips for other ideas and strategies for finding an internship.
  • Drop by Quick Questions for resume approvals, cover letters, funding questions, or to get started on your internship search.
  • Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center,” then “Appointments” to schedule an appointment with a Career and Internship Advisor in your area of interest.

Summer SSL Internships

The Sustainability Solutions Lab (SSL) aims to provide students with an experience of professional development while working on sustainability-oriented projects throughout the campus and greater Middlebury community. Interested in a paid internship with the SSL? We hire at the beginning of every semester, including the summer.


The MIDDVANTAGE is a virtual career exploration program through the Center for Career and Internships.

MIDDVantage is a dynamic career exploration program that provides Middlebury students and alumni with the opportunity to gain exposure to different fields of interest. With the help of Middlebury alumni and industry experts, MIDDVantage offers valuable insights and perspectives to help individuals explore and pursue their career goals.

The program is designed as a series of “episodes” both recorded and live that delivers a robust set of content, providing knowledge about a specific career field as well as skill development relevant to that career path.

Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs
Robert A. Jones 59 House
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury, VT 05753