Internships During COVID-19

BDCC is working with employers to modify existing internships or create new positions. Those listed at the top of this page have been confirmed as being open for students to apply to right now.

Each of the listings below has a link to the VBSR (Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility) listing where you can find complete information about hours, wages, requirements, duties and how to apply.

PLEASE NOTE: The BDCC Internship Program receives funding from the Vermont Department of Labor (VDOL) to create these internship opportunities and reach qualified interns. We are required to track internship placements made with our support. Please follow the application process as outlined. It is designed to ensure we know who is applying and help give you the best chance possible of getting an internship.

Confirmed Internship Openings

We have more internship openings on the way. Please check back regularly!

 Aflac Insurance | Sales, HR, Marketing Intern | Brattleboro, VT
 The Aflac Sales Intern will work hand-in-hand with the District Coordinator to provide employee benefits solutions to a wide range of businesses and organizations in Southern Vermont. Intern will also complete special projects including establishing a pipeline for social media content and guidelines for onboarding new talent.

Interested students should email the Talent Specialist at chaynes@brattleborodevelopment.com

Baystate Financial | Financial Services Intern | Brattleboro, VT

Application open for Fall 2020

With our internship, you can get a jump-start on your future. During your internship you’ll find out what it takes to be a financial advisor and develop sales, consulting and businesses development skills. You will be well positioned to enter the financial services industry.

Commonwealth Dairy | Operations Assistant Intern | Brattleboro, VT
Provides administrative and logistical support to the Production Manager. In addition to gaining multifaceted production experience, the Operations Assistant Intern will have the opportunity to assist with a variety of special projects such as creating documentation for new SOPs.

Vermont Center for Photography | Marketing Intern | Brattleboro, VT
Seeking an intern to pay specific attention to marketing and communicating to members, the local community, and the wider community. VCP would expect the Intern to be involved in any Development/fund-raising projects that occur during their time both in preparation and execution.

Wildflowers Playschool| Early Childhood Education Intern  | Putney, VT

Note: some position details are subject to reopening guidelines.

Wildflowers Playschool in Putney is looking for a part-time Early Childhood assistant teacher to join our teaching team for our 2020-2021 school year at our small preschool program. Our program has 10 children ages 2-5 that is dedicated to unconditional positive regard of children and support in their individual learning and emotional processes and has a commitment to non-coercive non-authoritarian approach to child care and education.

Unconfirmed Positions

We’re working as quickly as we can to confirm with our employer network which opportunities are still available. Those listed above are ready to receive applications.

Abbott’s Glenn Inn | Guest Relations Intern | Jacksonville, VT
Seeking a guest relations intern  for country inn. Must have an outgoing personality & a ready smile
This opportunity provides a unique insight into the running of an 8 room country inn & campground, from computer work to guest relations. Summer is our most active season . This position can extend into the fall/winter.

Better Wheel Workshops | Marketing and Social Media Intern | Williamsville, VT
This is a 5 hour position with growth potential. We are looking for someone to expand our presence on social media platforms through boosting engagement and online giveaways, optimizing our SEO with ETSY, and contributing to our monthly online newsletterWe are a small, local woodworking shop which has been in business since 2014. We have a line of environmentally sustainable wooden products. We are currently focusing our production on 1 product, the Woodzie ™. It is the first 100% sustainable wooden beverage coozie on the market. We believe in supporting our local forestry industry through value added products and our local beer industry by providing sustainable swag.

Brattleboro Department of Public Works | Stormwater Engineering Intern | Brattleboro, VT

The Summer Stormwater Engineering Intern position would involve aiding the Town of Brattleboro in complying with the Municipal Roads General Permit (MRGP) via inspecting and documenting all hydrologically connected road segments and outfalls for compliance.

This internship involves repetitive data collection in the field but will also require individual analysis and use of engineering skills to solve problems. The intern would also work with experienced personnel from both Brattleboro Public Works and Stevens & Associates.

 

 Enterprise Rental Car  | Sales Management Intern | Brattleboro, VT
Sales and business management with an organization that values your intellect, and critical/lateral thinking abilities.

Green Mountain Tent Rentals | Event Installer Intern | Townshend, VT
GMTR is looking for an enthusiastic team member who wants to get hands on experience in weddings and event rentals. This internship has flexible hours and promises to be a good workout!

Jamaica Cottage Shop| Customer Service Representative Intern | South Londonderry, VT
Joining the customer service representative team will enable you to help leads design there dream cottage, tiny house and storage buildings. A search for friendly professional candidates with an upbeat personality who love to work with the public is currently underway. Those interested in learning more about the company and our extensive product line are encouraged to apply. The company seeks excited individuals to work with clients in assisting in tiny house, cottage, garden and storage shed designs.

Meeting Waters YMCA | Site Director Intern| Brattleboro, Bellows Falls, and Putney  VT
The Y-ASPIRE Site Director serves as the group leader of one site of the Y-ASPIRE program. Structurally, s/he will be supported by the Program Director who is accountable for overall success of the Y-ASPIRE program. The Site Director will plan and lead a daily schedule of activities, which create a nurturing, exciting, safe and fun learning environment for children in the after-school hours.

Windham County State’s Attorney| Legal Intern  | Brattleboro, VT
Legal interns provide casework support to prosecuting attorneys and victim advocates. Legal interns are involved with criminal charging (including reviews of criminal investigation) as well as trial preparation. Note: Must be work study eligible to apply. 

Windham-Windsor Housing Trust| Homebuyer Education Coordinator Intern | Brattleboro, VT
Note: This is an AmeriCorp position. To apply visit: https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions

Learn the ins-and-outs of homebuyer education and counseling while serving at a nationally acclaimed housing organization in beautiful Southeastern Vermont. By serving as the Homebuyer Education Coordinator, you will have access to an experienced mentor and you will gain experience and valuable skills that will strengthen your resume. You’ll have the opportunity to serve low-income Vermonters and learn what it takes to become a community housing champion. 

Woodford State Park | Interpreter | Brattleboro, VT

Serves as a summer interpreter at Woodford State Park, Vermont’s highest elevation state park campground. Responsible for developing, scheduling and delivering natural and cultural history programs, hikes, recreation activities, etc. Prior related education and experience necessary. This position has a need for significant independence in performing job duties. Employment dates are early June through Labor Day.

This is the opportunity to earn the Certified Interpretive Guide credential from the National Association for Interpretation. You will learn how to design a thematic program outline for people of all ages. You will hone your skills in delivering fun, hands-on, outdoor learning experiences for people of all ages. There are other special professional development opportunities in the topics of catamounts in Vermont, and the opportunity to earn Let’s Go Fishing instructor certification.

Medical/Heathcare Fields

Southern Vermont Area Healthcare Education Center| College Student Healthcare Internship Program (C-SHIP) | Southern Vermont

If you are interested in or studying in the medical or healthcare fields, we’d love to connect you with some PAID experiences. The Southern Vermont Area Healthcare Education Center runs C-SHIP, which provides health-science students with a unique chance to explore healthcare in action.

Some sample past projects include:

  • Researching and preparing grant applications for a prevention coalition’s LGBTQ-related programming
  • Assisting a dental hygienist in delivering school based oral health prevention services
  • Working with a community hospital to research and present on “Culturally Acquired Metabolic Disorder”

If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact Casey Haynes at chaynes@brattleborodevelopment.com