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LinkedIn

LinkedIn is widely used in the professional world, with 94% of recruiters reporting that they use the site to vet candidates. So, it’s very important to have as part of your professional identity. For professionals and job-seekers building web presence, LinkedIn is an absolute must. The site is widely used in the professional community, and […]

Research Projects with the Raechel & Jackie Foundation

The Raechel & Jackie Foundation is looking for MIIS graduate students to work on: A. RJF Fellowship Program Development B. Water Resource Management Project C. Program Monitoring & Evaluation There is flexibility to work from Monterey, Santa Cruz, Nicaragua or a combination of the three. For students who are interested in spending part of the time in […]

DPMI+ Fellow Jeanine Willig on her experience at Social Impact

Jeanine Willig (far left), DPMI+ Fellow & IPS 2016 student Organization:  Social Impact Title: Performance Evaluation Intern Location: Washington, D.C. Social Impact contracts with lots of different organizations, mainly for performance and impact evaluation and capacity building.  As a Performance Evaluation Intern, Jeanine’s been working to support the impact evaluation team on Social Impact contracts […]

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Institute Co-Hosts U.S.-China Conference on Arms Control

Last week’s U.S.-China Conference on Arms Control, Disarmament and Nonproliferation, co-hosted by the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was aimed at improving bilateral dialogue on issues challenging international security.

Google+

When you’re building and cultivating your web presence, it’s crucial to control what results people see when they search for you. That’s why—even if you don’t use it for anything else—it’s important to maintain a Google+ profile. Moreover, if and when you have a virtual interview via Google Hangout, your profile will be visible, and […]

Teaching & Learning with Canvas – Coffee & Conversation

After last semester’s pilot, a collaborative proposal for the adoption of Canvas LMS, crafted and submitted by the Curricular Technology Team (a cross-departmental and -institutional advisory group which the DLC is a member of) was completed and posted to the Middlebury Canvas Pilot project website. This proposal was submitted in January for review by senior leadership. For more information […]

Contradictions and Assumptions

It was the typical deal. As my fellow volunteer Caitlin and I waited under the mango tree for a motorcycle to pick us up, there they were, a couple of 16 year old male students from my school in uniform, strutting their way down the street on a school day at 10:00 AM. Definitely not […]

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