Monterey Institute student Heather Bessette landed an internship that combines her focus on renewable energy projects and development, as well as her French language skills, at a non-profit organization founded by MIIS alumna Mary Graham.
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The Monterey Institute of International Studies is a vibrant campus community with an abundance of global connections and interesting stories to tell. Our students teach and learn in multiple languages and put their graduate professional education to work all over the world in contexts ranging from economic development to language education to international business to nuclear nonproliferation to conference interpretation to global environmental initiatives. You can find student stories sprinkled across this site and in our MIIS Spotlight. Some of those stories are also told in our Communiqué newsletter, and in our news releases. You can find an expert on your own, or contact us for more information.
Many Monterey Institute students leave with more than a graduate education – with friends for life, and in some cases, life partners.
Monterey Institute students, with the support of staff and faculty, are organizing a celebratory symposium on foreign language education on March 10, bringing together students and professionals from the Monterey Bay area.
The Monterey Institute will partner with Aslan Media to offer “Harnessing the Power of Social Media, Youth Movements and Dynamic Markets” on February 17-18 as part of the MIIS Executive Education program.
Longtime friend and former Monterey Institute Board of Trustees Chair Laurence P. Horan passed away earlier this week.
After intensive on-campus training, 37 Monterey Institute students are heading off to 18 different countries to gain professional experience in the field, staying on assignment for up to six months.
Monterey Institute alumni Alan Lovewell and Oren Frey have successfully launched Local Catch Monterey Bay – a new venture matching sustainable local fishermen with consumers on a regular basis.
Monterey Institute alumni from all over the world have rallied to support the newly founded Stephen A. Garrett Scholarship Fund for Ethics and International Affairs, established by the Garrett family last year.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies has announced the launch of a new summer program offering intensive English training for international students attending college anywhere in the United States.
The Monterey Institute has been selected by the Peace Corps as a partner school for the prestigious Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship Program, which combines financial support for returned Peace Corps volunteers with a substantial internship in underserved communities.