We are building a community of students who take on local and global challenges and work together to create solutions. Learn about our diverse student body and hear what they have to say about the Monterey Institute.
Hear Our Stories
Fast Fact: Kat spent a whole afternoon diving with great white sharks in South Africa.
"I like the tight knit community and the responsiveness of the program to student needs..."
Fast Fact: James traveled to 10 countries on a 100-day trip around the world.
"My peers in the IEP program hail from every corner of the planet...learning from them is my favorite part..."
Fast Fact: Adam sailed from San Diego to South Africa when he was 16 as part of a semester at sea program.
"My favorite part of the IEP program is the professional curriculum that not only gives students a strong academic..."
Fast Fact: Silvia hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
"My favorite thing is definitely the faculty's dedication to the students and the program."
Fast Fact: Alexandra is currently living 12,000 feet above sea level in rural Peru as a Peace Corps Master's International student.
"Professor Jason Scorse's approach to environmental policy is truly what I like most about the International Environmental..."
Fast Fact: Catherine works at a permaculture NGO in Malawi.
"My favorite aspect of the International Environmental Policy program was the individual attention each student received..."
Fast Fact: Allysum lived on a sailboat as a kid and is a contortionist.
"I get to practice using tools and writing and presenting projects like I will be doing in my career for years to come..."
Fast Fact: Tami has taken cooking classes on 6 continents.
"My absolute favorite thing about the IEP program is the professors!"
Fast Fact: Rhiannon was awarded a Boren Scholarship to spend the 2010-2011 academic year in Mongolia.
"Professor Langholz’s research methods class helped me develop a successful research proposal, and it was through..."
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