Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies.


Graduates of the Translation and Localization Management program (TLM) manage projects for global organizations and corporations seeking to translate an idea or product into other languages and cultures.


Employer Testimonial

"I continue to be amazed by the caliber of graduates the Institute turns out year after year. In particular, I'm impressed with the localization management skills that MIIS infuses in its students. Medialocate recruits many of its best project and account managers from the Institute because they come with language as well as business smarts specifically tailored to the needs of fast-paced, quality-driven technology firms in the Silicon Valley."

Stephan Lins, CEO, Medialocate

The following data is compiled from the May 2013 "At-Graduation Employment Report" and a new follow-up survey of May 2012 graduates one year after graduation, which had a response rate of 100%. Internship data is collected and reported by the Center for Advising and Career Services.

Employment Data

2012 TLM graduates who are employed
2013 TLM graduates who are employed
Average annual base salary
(Source: 2012 One-Year Out Survey)
Average full-time offers
(Source: May 2013 At-Graduation Employment Report)


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  • Localization Project Manager
  • Chinese Linguist
  • Junior Translator
  • Localization Engineer
  • Management and Program Analyst
  • Open Source Analyst
  • Program Specialist
  • Regional Vendor Manager
  • Resource Coordinator
  • Technical Translator


The following information was gathered by the Center for Advising and Career Services through the summer and early fall of 2014, and reflects the opportunities pursued by continuing students in the Localization Management program during the summer of 2014.

Results: 83% response rate. 93% of students seeking an internship accepted an offer
US Salary Range: $10.90 - $37.39 per hour
US Average Salary Offered: $17.51 per hour
Source of Opportunity: 82% MIIS facilitated, 18% student facilitated

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View the full Translation and Localization Management Program 2014 Internship Report here:



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