Monterey Institute student Xiao’ou Zhu of China describes her Development Theory and Practice course at the Monterey Institute as “transformative” – a description that came true when, based on her classwork, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture offered her a position.
"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."
"You are getting an international degree - use the opportunity to travel! I leveraged my time studying at the Monterey Institute into trips to Norway and Australia."
"It was a gamble, but I was confident the experience and the training I received at the Monterey Institute would allow me to land that perfect job."
“The Monterey Institute's Center for Advising and Career Services and our alumni network played a huge role in connecting me with this organization."
Fulbright Location: Calgary, Canada
"The Monterey Institute professors really do understand what the U.S. Fulbright [program is] looking for in applications.”