Building Resilience in the Northeast Kingdom

Internship Program Offers Rural Community Engagement to Nine UVM Students
A view of a northeastern Vermont countryside

With the spring term nearing its end, University of Vermont students are gearing up for sunny days, outdoor excursions, and plenty of summer internships. This summer, Catamounts have the chance to go beyond the classroom and put their skills to the test in the Northeast Kingdom.

This past week, the Leahy Center for Rural Partnerships announced its summer’s cohort internship program, The...

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UVM Senior Ethan Peck stands on the second floor of the Dudley Davis Center

Bridging the Gap

With summer internships on the horizon, UVM students often find themselves navigating the challenges of participating in meaningful, often unpaid experiences while still having to pay the bills. Thanks to Summer Internship Scholarship programs – supported by the UVM Career Center and the College of Arts & Sciences – students can pursue areas of interest while having basic needs met.

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UVM’s Leahy Institute for Rural Partnerships announces wave of grants to tackle challenges faced by rural communities statewide

Vermont organizations representing a broad spectrum of diverse interests including community school building, clean energy, flood resilience, regenerative agriculture and health care access will be lifted by a wave of support this spring when the first round of grant funding is administered by the University of Vermont’s Leahy Institute for Rural Partnerships (LIRP).

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