Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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

5 Gyres Institute, Co-Founder

California Coastal Commission, Coastal Program Analyst

Friends of the Sea Otter, Program Manager

Conservation International, Manager, Ocean Health Index - Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans

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

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Seafood Watch Community Manager

National Geographic Survey, Program Analyst

Save The Waves Coalition, World Surfing Reserve Fellow

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Fishery Officer, Policy and Economics Service

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Coastal Management Fellowship, Puerto Rico

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Regional Policy Coordinator for National Marine Sanctuary Program

Wild Salmon Center, Senior Program Manager for the Sustainable Fisheries Program

Business, Sustainability, and Development

Aramark, Environmental and Product Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Booz Allen Hamilton, Energy Consultant

California Public Utilities Commission, Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 1, Range C

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

Institute at the Golden Gate, Program Director

International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), International Policy Director, Geneva, Switzerland

International Institute for Sustainable Development, Program Officer, Reporting Services

Intrax ProWorld, Country Director, Ghana

Offset Project, Director of Sustainability Programs

Oxfam, Livelihoods Advisor, Jordan

San Francisco Environment, Climate Action Coordinator

SCS Global Services, Sustainability Associate

SolarCity, Field Energy Consultant

Sharp Electronics Corporation - Solar Energy Solutions Group, Associate Manager, Government Relations

T-Mobile, Program Manager, Corporate Sustainability and Supplier Diversity

Transparency International (TI), Environmental Policy Expert, Anti-Corruption Center, Armenia

U.S. Agency for International Development, 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 Protection

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

California Farm Link, Farm Water Advisor

Driscoll's, Sustainability Specialist

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Forestry Officer

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 Environment Programme (UNEP), Environmental Policy Consultant

UN Poverty-Environment Initiative (UNDP-UNEP), Consultant, Natural Resources and DDR

U.S. Department of State (DOS), Function Bureau Coordinator, Foreign Assistance Resources

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Conflict Resolution Specialist

U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Water Resources Planner & Program Manager, Bureau of Reclamation

Valley Permaculture Alliance, Program Manager

WildAid, Climate Change Program Manager, China

World Bank Group, Water Resources Management Consultant

World Resources Institute (WRI), Outreach Developer, Project POTICO

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