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The Monterey Institute is home to thousands of individual stories of international engagement and impact — learn more about them here.
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.
Monterey Institute graduate Julian Zhu (MACI ’12) wrote to us recently to share his story of landing an amazing internship and now a job with an assist from a MIIS professor’s Twitter feed.
More than 80 students from four local high schools visited the Monterey Institute on Friday for a full day of activities highlighting the importance and joy of international education.
Author Nataly Kelly visited the Monterey Institute to share insights from her new book Found in Translation about how translation affects every aspect of our life.
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.
Monterey Institute students flocked to a full-day schedule of wide-ranging workshops and discussions all across campus on Career Focus Day, helping them to start thinking about and preparing for a successful career after graduation.
Pablo Chang-Castillo (MAT ‘01/MACI ’02) met his partner Julian Brasseur (MATI ’02) in Paris on a Monterey Institute exchange program. They both graduated from MIIS and have taken their moveable feast around the world enjoying amazing careers as interpreters.
Aspiring interpreters embraced the opportunity to tackle unpredictable, dense and fast-moving speeches during the live broadcasts of the U.S. presidential and vice-presidential debates shown on the Monterey Institute campus.
Dr. Kent Glenzer may not be a typical university professor, but he is the ideal match for the Monterey Institute’s “goal-oriented and proactive students,” who are always eager to absorb practical advice.
Oceanographer, author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle spoke to aspiring marine policy professionals at the Monterey Institute as part of a fall semester class featuring notable marine policy speakers.