International Professional Service Semester
IPSS provides Monterey Institute graduate students with an immersive learning experience where they serve as graduate-level interns or consultants in an international organization.
2014 Application Cycle Is Now Closed.
We will be holding an info session for IPSS 2015 in September 2013 (Exact date and time forthcoming).
What is International Professional Service Semester?
International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) is an immersive-learning experience integrating academic and professional work. Students serve as junior professional staff members in an international organization while receiving academic credits for deliverables. The IPSS program, offered by the Graduate School of International Policy & Management (GSIPM), is offered to Monterey Institute graduate students each spring semester.
Jump Start Your International Career
For many students their IPSS experience has been an invaluable stepping-stone on the path to their future careers. The networking possibilities and international exposure IPSS can offer have become a tremendous resource in students’ professional development.
For more information on career resources to help you plan for IPSS, please visit the Center for Advising and Career Services.
View complete list of IPSS participants from 2002-2013 here!