Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Graduates of the MA in International Education Management (IEM) program pursue careers across five primary sectors (listed below) in the field of international education.


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IEM Alumni Employment by Sector

International Education Management Career Fields

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Study Abroad/Education Abroad

The field of education abroad covers youth exchange programs, university study abroad programs, and work/intern/volunteer abroad programs.

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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar services are provided by colleges and universities around the world which enroll international students.

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ESL and Intensive Language Programs

International Education graduates will be well prepared to be administrative staff members of English as a Second Language and other intensive language programs.

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Citizen Diplomacy Programs

The U.S. government brings professionals from around the world to the U.S. for short-term professional development programs, via organizations such as IREX, fhi360, and Institute for International Education, among others. Many U.S. universities also offer short-term training programs for international executives.

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Government Agencies

In addition to national ministries of education, many government agencies are actively involved in international exchange.


The following information was gathered by the Center for Advising and Career Services through the summer and early fall of 2014, and reflects the opportunities pursued by continuing students in the International Education Management program during the summer of 2014. 

Results: 95% response rate. 100% secured an offer for an internship, practicum or full-time position
Locations: 26% international
Source of Opportunity: 43% MIIS facilitated, 57% student facilitated

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  • Admission Associate and Registrar
  • Advisor, Institutional and Governmental Partnerships
  • Host Family Recruiter, Activity Leader, Administration 
  • On-Site Manager
  • Program  Assistant
  •  Senior Academic Manager
  • Student Services Coordinator
  • Study Abroad Advisor

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