A survey of recent MIIS graduates found an impressive 87 percent employed, with 64 percent using their language of study in their work.
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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.
The Monterey Institute is happy to celebrate the success of military veterans like Matt Jira.
When Monterey Institute alumna Lucy Jodlowska needed to hire people with international business skills, cultural sensitivity and high language proficiency for an important project in Nicaragua, she knew where to look: “I wanted the whole package and knew I could find it at MIIS.”
“I eavesdrop shamelessly,” confesses Ann Flower, assistant director of library services at the Monterey Institute, who enjoys stepping forward when she observes students or faculty grappling with research-related questions.
Monterey Institute alumni know they might connect with one another just about anywhere in the world, but it was still unusual for four alumni from the same era to find themselves working together to strengthen U.S.-Turkey relations.
The Monterey Institute hosted 130 students from four local high schools for a day of interactive sessions inspired by International Education Day.
The Monterey Institute’s Development Project Management Institute, an intensive professional certificate program, will launch its first program in Kigali, Rwanda on January 14-23, 2014, blending practitioner-led instruction with client-based fieldwork.
Establishing a tradition of career-focused “treks,” Monterey Institute students toured a number of organizations in the Bay Area last Friday, with sustainability as the central theme for a day of networking with alumni and exploring career options.
Whether working to save sharks in China, help sustainable cacao farmers in Belize, or improve a Danish company’s environmental management practices, environmental policy students at the Monterey Institute are adding valuable professional experience to their degrees.
Monterey Institute student Wesley Laine (MAIPS ’14) was selected to present his sustainable clean water project in Haiti as a positive example of aid that works at the Clinton Global Initiative’s star-studded annual meeting.