Monterey Institute of International Studies

Alumni Positions

Our International Environmental Policy graduates work within some of the most prestigious organizations across the globe.   

Careers in International Environmental Policy

Working as top experts in their fields, graduates of the International Environmental Policy program use the practical applications gained through classroom and immersive educational experiences to actively shape a more sustainable future.

These alumni represent a broad range of successful career paths, from local community-based campaigns to multinational organizations and everything in between.

Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

California Coastal Commission, Coastal Program Analyst
Friends of the Sea Otter, Program Manager
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California Department of Fish and Game Sea Grant Fellow
Nature Conservancy (TNC), Conservation Planner, Caribbean Program
Oceana, Pacific Policy and Communications Coordinator
Royal Hawaiian Seafood, Director of Safety and Sustainability
U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Program Analyst, National Geographic Survey
UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Fishery Officer, Policy and Economics Service
West Coast Governors Agreement, Fellow, W. Coast Sea Grant, Integrated Ecosystem Assessment
Wild Salmon Center, Senior Program Manager for the Sustainable Fisheries Program

Business, Sustainability, and Development

Booz Allen Hamilton, Energy Consultant
California Public Utilities Commission, Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 1, Range C
CBS TV, Sustainability Manager
Choice Humanitarian, In-Country Director
Energy and Environmental, Inc., Senior Associate
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Energy Program Associate
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), European Project Manager
General Dynamics, Advanced Information Systems, Western Region Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety
Greenpeace, Senior Markets Campaigner
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), International Policy Director, Geneva, Switzerland
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Program Officer, Reporting Services
Intrax ProWorld, Country Director, Ghana
San Francisco Environment, Climate Action Coordinator
Sharp Electronics Corporation - Solar Energy Solutions Group, Associate Manager, Government Relations
Transparency International (TI), Environmental Policy Expert, Anti-Corruption Center, Armenia
U.S. Agency for International Developnment, Vietnam (USAID), Director, Office of Economic Growth, Hanoi
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Intl Affairs Specialist, Office of Mid East & Africa Affairs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), International Team, Office of Air and Radiation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Program Analyst, Office of Children's Health
Washington State Department of Transportation, Climate Change & Sustainability Policy Advisor

Natural Resource Policy and Management

Agriculture and Land Based Training Association (ALBA), Wetlands Restoration Project Coordinator
Big Sur Land Trust, Assistant Director
Inter-American Development Bank, Consultant
Mountain Partnership/ICIMOD, Program Officer
Natural Resources Defense Council, International Advocate, Global Safe Water Project
Reno-Tahoe Environmental Consulting, Owner
UN Poverty-Environment Initiative (UNDP-UNEP), Consultant, Natural Resources and DDR
U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Water Resources Planner & Program Manager, Bureau of Reclamation
World Bank Group, Water Resources Management Consultant
World Resources Institute (WRI), Outreach Developer, Project POTICO

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