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Vermont Intern Program
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility 255 South Champlain Street, Suite 11
Burlington, Vermont 05401

The Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) Vermont Intern Program provides internship opportunities with local businesses and organizations to students at Vermont colleges and universities. We give students the opportunity to explore career opportunities in Vermont, and also support the fast-growing entrepreneurial economy in Vermont. Interns have the opportunity to gain hands on, real-world experience in a business. Businesses benefit from the work, energy and insight of a student. Not only is it a mutually beneficial situation for the business and the student, but the state of Vermont benefits from the retention of talented people in the labor force with the goal that students will continue to live and work in Vermont after graduating. VBSR’s internship program works to contribute to Vermont’s economic development, while introducing students to the opportunities that exist here in Vermont.


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Roxanne Vought
Program Manager 802.862.8347
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Roxanne Vought, Internship Program and Special Projects Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR). A graduate of UVM, Roxanne started her career through a series of internships with Burlington area non-profits, and continued with positions at Carbon Harvest Energy and UVM Continuing Education, where she spent 8 years helping students of all ages connect with opportunities for learning, enrichment and professional development. Having come of age in farm country, she shares a great passion for food systems and agriculture, and has both studied Food Systems at UVM and worked with the UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture promoting Vermont Land Link – a land linking platform for farm seekers and property owners. A frequent performer and teacher, Roxanne lives in Burlington with her partner, Nate Plasha, and enjoys time outside, in the kitchen, on stage and in the classroom.


  • Education
    • Support organization: Education
  • Workforce Development
    • Internship / Apprenticeship / Mentorship programs


internship, workforce development, career services, experiential education, on job training