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Join the Mitchell Institute Alumni Council
The Mitchell Institute Alumni Council (MIAC) is seeking applications to fill one vacancy on the Council in 2017. Applicants will be reviewed by the Council and the Mitchell Institute staff for the possibility of additional volunteer opportunities.

Since 2005, the Alumni Council has supported the work of the Mitchell Institute by providing professional development and networking opportunities to current Scholars and Alumni. Each year, the Alumni Council organizes MILE II, a personal and career development day, which brings approximately 80 Scholars and Alumni together. The Alumni Council is also responsible for encouraging the creation and growth of local campus organizations and reconnecting with and providing opportunities for Alumni to stay involved with the Mitchell Institute.

For more information about current members, please visit our Alumni Council page.


Member Responsibilities and How to Apply
Members of the Alumni Council serve on one of three committees: Membership, MILE II, or Alumni Engagement. They are asked to serve one two-year term, with the option of seeking approval from the Council to serve two additional two-year terms. Council members are asked to commit between five and ten hours each month, including two one-hour conference calls, and to attend other annual events as a representative of the Mitchell Institute (such as the Welcome Brunch, Fall Gala, or receptions).

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, please submit a brief cover letter and résumé to by February 1, 2017. The cover letter should describe your interest in serving on the Alumni Council, and the skills and experiences you can offer to further the mission of the Mitchell Institute. Please also include your high school name and graduation year. Applicants who have yet to complete their college degree should be on track to graduate in spring 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni Council at A representative from the Membership Committee will respond. Thank you for your interest in supporting the Mitchell Institute!