Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

89% of our graduates are employed in their field within six months of graduation. Explore how our 2013 International Environmental Policy alumni found their dream jobs!

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Amer Barghouth, Renewable Energy Expert

Amer Barghouth

Renewable Energy Expert in the Middle East

"I focused my studies on how to finance renewable energy projects in the Middle East. This prepared me perfectly for my current position managing the Private Sector Engagement Program at RCREEE."


Laura Henson, Sea Grant Fellow at NOAA

Laura Henson

California Sea Grant Fellow at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

"In the fellowship interviews, I spoke about my summer experience working with Spanish colleagues for UNESCO in Mozambique. Being able to provide an example of a challenging professional experience went a long way."

Erich Pacheco, Ocean Health Expert at Conservation International

Erich Pacheco

Ocean Health Index Manager at Conservation International

"It was a gamble, but I was confident my experience and the training I received at the Institute would allow me to land that perfect job."

Cynthia Yeh, Sustainable Seafood Expert

Cynthia Yeh

Sustainable Seafood Outreach Coordinator in San Francisco

“The Institute's Center for Advising and Career Services and our alumni network played a huge role in connecting me with this organization."


Annie Rouse, Fulbright Scholar & Industrial Hemp Activist

Annie Rouse

Fulbright Scholar & Industrial Hemp Activist

“The Institute professors really do understand what the U.S. Fulbright program is looking for in applications.”


Will Cecil, Marine Resource Management Expert

Will Cecil

Marine Resource Management Expert

"You are getting an international degree - use the opportunity to travel! I leveraged my time studying at the Institute into trips to Norway and Australia."


Gain Professional Experience

Every year our students embark on professional placements and internships around the world! Here's a sneak peek of where they'll be in Spring 2014:

  • Kelsey Schueler: Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Program at the InterAmerican Development Bank in Latin America
  • Brittany Ajroud: Conservation International's Peace & the Environment Center in Washington, D.C.
  • Emily Cluff: Sustainability Program Coordinator for Driscoll's in Monterey, California
  • Gabe Kiritz: Coastal Climate Change Adaptation with the Nature Conservancy in California

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Dr. Jason Scorse, Environmental Policy Program Chair

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