Information for Employers

Information for Employers

We hope that you find the following information helpful in planning your visit for the Monterey Institute's annual Career Fair.

Our students and alumni look forward to meeting you at Career Fair 2013!
Getting to Monterey

Monterey is located two hours south of San Francisco along the Central Coast of California.  Airport shuttles are available from both the San Francisco Airport and San Jose Airports. There is a small airport located in Monterey that caters to shorter flights. More Information on transportation in Monterey can be found on the City of Monterey Transportation website.

Staying in Monterey

Special rates are available at the following hotels. Please mention the MIIS Career Fair rate when booking reservations:

Casa Munras

Address: 700 Munras Ave.
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 649-0227
Contact: Safarina Maluki

Room Types: Queen or two doubles

Colton Inn
Address: 707 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940 
Phone: (831) 649-6500
Contact: Lisa Manglona

Rates and Room Types:

Thursday: $79 King or two queens,

$89 King or two queens w/ fireplace 

Friday: $109 King or two queens,

$119 King or two queens w/ fireplace

Hotel Abrego

Address: 755 Abrego Street

Monterey, CA  93940

Phone: (831) 372-7551

Contact:  Michelle Relecker 

Rates: Thursday: $99, Friday: $119

Hotel Pacific

Address: 300 Pacific Street

Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 373-5700 or


Rate: $129, use group rate code: “MIIS Career Fair”

Merritt House Inn
Address: 386 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 646-9686
Contacts: Fran (daytime manager), Edmund Braly (evening manager)

Rate: $132, includes parking and continental breakfast

Monterey Hotel
Address: 406 Alvarado Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 375-3192
Contact: Fady Hanna

Monterey Marriott

Address: 350 Calle Principal 

Monterey, CA 95940

Phone: (831) 649-4234

Contact: Sheila Fonseca
Room Types: Queen or two doubles

Portola Plaza

Address: Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 649-4511

Contact: Valerie

Rates and Room Types:

Thursday: $142 King or two doubles

Friday: $172 King or two doubles

Planning Your Day

 Career Fair 2013 Schedule

Thursday, March 7th

We will not be able to offer early check-in due to a time conflict at the Conference Center.


Friday, March 8th  


Employer Check-in and Set-upSerra Ballroom, Conference Center


President’s Welcome BreakfastBonsai Room, Conference Center

10:00am Exhibition OpenSerra Ballroom, Conference Center
11:00am-12:00pm Panel One: Rise Above the NoiseFerrante Room, Conference Center
12:00pm- 1:00pm   Box Lunches delivered to Employer tables, Serra Ballroom, Conference Center
12:15pm- 1:00pm Presentation for Employers Only!: Always Change a Winning Team, Peter Robertson
12:15pm-12:45pm Breakout Session: Careers in Intergovernmental Organizations, Ferrante Room
1:00pm- 2:00pm Panel Two:  Make the Most of Your Global CareerFerrante Room, Conference Center
2:30 pm– 3:30pm

Panel Three:  Careers in Nonproliferation, Ferrante Room, Conference Center

3:00 pm

Exhibition ClosesSerra Ballroom, Conference Cente

3:30pm- 5:00pm  

Employer Reception, McCone Atrium, McCone Building, MIIS Campus

Interviews: on-going with space by request, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Site Logistics


If you arrive by car, the Monterey Conference Center allows 10 minutes to unload at the front doors in Portola Plaza. After unloading, please park your car in the City's East or West Lots as marked on the Career Fair Parking Map. The East Garage is $7.00 all day (coins/dollar bills accepted). The West Garage is a block closer, but costs $10.00 all day. Thank you for adhering to the Conference Center parking policy.

Career Fair Parking MapCareer Fair Parking Map

Parking on the Monterey Institute campus is limited, but the following are hints to help you locate a spot for the reception that follows the Career Fair:

1) We will have open parking in Institute lots that day, on a first-come, first-served basis. Security will NOT walk the lots and ticket cars that do not have MIIS parking permits.  We will have signs at the entrances to each Institute parking lot that day.

2) There are three City of Monterey parking lots around our campus: parking lot 4 at the corner of Van Buren and Franklin, parking lot 8 in front of Casa Fuente, and parking lot 7, which is across Pacific Street from Casa Fuente (Building #17 on the campus map). Lots 4 and 7 have ticket machines. Lot 8 is a partially metered lot.


A six-foot table with two chairs and a tablecloth are reserved for each live recruiter/employer. Signs are also provided.

AV Service/Electricity

AV services can be ordered for a fee from Joe Lahiff at VAE Corp at 831-646-3757. Contact Larry Bell of Tricord Tradeshow Services for table electrical hook-ups at 831-883-8600.

Wireless Access

Wireless access is free to Career Fair participants at the Conference Center. Login information will be made available to participants on the day of the Fair.  

Shipping Recruiting Materials

If you are sending materials to the Fair in advance, please use the following address:

Attn: Center for Advising and Career Services
Monterey Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940