NPP Summer Intern 2021

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NPP Summer Intern


Environmental Affairs


Level C (Specialist)

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The Project
The New Perennials [email protected] is an emergent initiative of agricultural transformation, climate justice, and community engagement that aims to grow, shape, and share the socio-cultural expressions of perennial thought and action. NPP includes a number of initiatives including: a fall course in the Environmental Studies Program, The Perennial Turn in Ag and Culture, agro-ecology projects on College lands, conferences, and community engagement work both within Middlebury’s campus and in the greater community as we develop the New Perennials Champlain Valley Hub. The community-connected work is focused in and between five spheres: Food/Ag Systems, Creative Arts, Healing Arts, Sacred Practices, and Education.

The internship with NPP
The New Perennials Project intern will provide creative and strategic direction for course and conference planning, as well as ongoing support for the New Perennials Champlain Valley Hub. Work will include, but not be limited to: research and writing; website and workshop development; and community engagement work in the region. The intern will collaborate with NPP Director and Scholar in Residence Bill Vitek and NPP Project Specialist and Visiting Scholar Nadine Canter Barnicle.
The NPP internship provides an excellent opportunity to work across disciplines with other interns on campus through New Perennials and the Franklin Environmental Center on issues of increasing importance while building bridges between academics, and local and regional community partners/practitioners.

Minimum requirements
Rising Middlebury College Sophomore, Junior or Senior in Humanities or Social Sciences preferred. Preference will be given to candidates that have taken ENVS 0332: The Perennial Turn in Ag and Culture. Coursework in biology and ecology, and web-design experience a plus.

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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 7/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time