Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds

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Joshua Potter, MA, Translation and Localization Management

Why is it exciting to have professors who work in the industry?

June 11, 2014

Joshua Potter

In this 60 second snapshot of his experience at MIIS, translation and localization management student Joshua Potter talks about the benefits of having seasoned professionals as professors.  One example of the immersive opportunities offered as part of the degree program he says, is a trip he and his classmates took to Yahoo Headquarters to participate in a discussion about the future of Netflix and their globalization and localization plan.

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"The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds" features a different student each week from a range of degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. In these short videos, the students elaborate on topics such as why they chose to come to MIIS, what has surprised them about the Monterey Institute, what kinds of cool things they've been involved in—both on and off campus, and more.

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