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Internships

The Career Center can help you find and apply for a wide variety of internships in Burlington, nationally and around the world. In addition, the Center serves as a clearinghouse to help you access internship resources in various majors. Be sure to check out the Service-Learning Internship course for internships in the non-profit sector.

The Food Systems Internship Program helps students from across academic majors gain hands-on experience as interns in different sectors of Vermont's food systems including: farming, creating value added products, writing, marketing, business planning, food justice work, environmental sustainability, policy analysis and more.

Community-University Partnerships and Service-Learning (CUPS) promotes and supports service-learning internships, where students work with a partner organization for community benefit and reflect on their experience in a classroom setting. 


The Office of International Education can assist students who are interested in international internships that are credit-bearing and incorporated into a study abroad program.

Vermont HITEC helps students in engineering, computer science, mathematics and statistics to locate valuable internship experience in Vermont businesses.

Jobs

The Career Center can help you find and apply for part-time, summer and full time work. Utilize the Catamount Job Link job and internship database to find opportunities aimed at UVMers like you!

On Campus Employment

The Student Employment Office can help you find student employment: both work study and non-work study positions on campus.

Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research connects students with UVM faculty engaged in cutting edge research, and once you have your own project, we fund travel, wages, and other expenses related to your research, scholarship and creative endeavors.

CUPS helps students create research projects with partner organizations in the community, and get funding or academic credit for those projects.

Service-Learning

CUPS supports service-learning on campus, through courses, workshops, TA programs and more.

Study Abroad

Office of International Education is your resource for study abroad opportunities that promote international understanding, global citizenship and cultural diversity.

Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships Advising is here to help you figure out which national awards best fit your goals, and is then here to advise you as you complete the application process for these awards.

The Career Center can help you explore paid, service-based 1-2 year fellowships for after graduation.

Volunteering

Leadership and Civic Engagement facilitates volunteer opportunities through student organizations, one-time and ongoing volunteering opportunities including local and national service.

Other great organizations promoting volunteerism include:

  • Volunteers in Action: devoted to promoting service in all forms. They seek to provide opportunities to students that are as wide-ranging and diverse as they are.
  • Alpha Phi Omega:a co-ed fraternity founded on the principals of leadership, friendship, and service.
  • Campus Kitchen:a student-run nonprofit that works with Dining Services to salvage unused food and turn it into a nutritious meal that they distribute to members of the community.
  • United Way: an on-line database of volunteer opportunities across Vermont.

Campus Leadership

Leadership and Civic Engagement provides student leadership training on a broad range of topics, both ongoing and by request for student organizations and produces the Next Step social justice retreat. They are a great resource for leadership opportunities across campus.

Other great leadership opportunities:

  • AdvoCats: lead campus tours, facilitate informational interviews, participate in student panels, and attend on and off-campus visit receptions.
  • Student Conduct Associates/Academic Integrity Council: hear cases of alleged violations of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Code of Academic Integrity, respectively and are active participants in hearing proceedings.
  • Orientation Leaders (OLs): work collaboratively with staff and faculty to provide each incoming class and their families with an introduction to UVM.
  • Resident Advisors (RAs): serve as a link between the residence halls and other university departments and offices and are the first contact person for students as they navigate the responsibilities and challenges of learning and living on campus.
  • University Program Board: develops and produces consistent, high quality events and activities to satisfy and reflect the diverse interests and social needs of the student body. They are a student-run programming organization that offers paid leadership opportunities.

Last modified April 08 2014 01:31 PM