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

Business Administration

Graduates of the Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management pursue careers with a wide variety of corporate, non-profit, and government organizations.


Employer Testimonial

"MIIS graduates provide not only the business acumen, but also the language and cross-cultural communication skills required for any company with global aspirations. With operations in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia, Driscoll’s has benefited with the international expertise of MIIS Alumni over the years. Their contribution is helping Driscoll’s to activate it’s vision of 'to become the world’s berry company, enriching the lives of everyone we touch.'"

Juan Castagnino, Production Planning Analyst, National Production Group, Driscoll's

The following data is compiled from a survey of May 2013 graduates one year after graduation, which had a response rate of 48% for the MBA program. The list of employers and positions are examples of what recent Fisher MBAs have secured.

Results: 78.5% employed
Salary Range: $52,146 - $150,000

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*Joint MBA/IEP student
**Second degree MBA/IPS student

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  • Auditor
  • International Trade Compliance Analyst
  • Multicultural Group Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Office of Board of Supervisors
  • Program Analyst
  • Solar Sales Consultant
  • Supplier Security Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager


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 MBA program.

Results: 86% of continuing students secured an offer for an internship, immersive learning or contract research experience
Mean average salary: $16.81 per hour
Salary range: $9 - $26 per hour
Source of opportunity: MIIS facilitated: 43% / Student facilitated: 57%

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Select Internship Position Titles

  • Business Analyst Intern
  • Business Intelligence Intern
  • Global Treasury Intern
  • Summer Consultant, Management Reporting
  • Terrorism Financing in West Africa Intern

View the full MBA Program 2014 Internship Report


Success Stories

Nathalie Marin-Gest (MBA/IPS '13) working with avocado farmers in Mexico for Fair Trade USA.

May Graduate Nathalie Marin-Gest Turned Summer Internship Into Dream Job

“Make the most of every opportunity,” is the advice recent MIIS graduate Nathalie Marin-Gest gives current students. She used her connections from a summer internship at Fair Trade USA to land a full-time position in her chosen field by the time she graduated… Read More »

Heather Bessette (MBA/MAIEP ’12)

Alumna Heather Bessette Promoted into Dream Job a Year after Graduation

Heather Bessette set a goal for herself of a specific career in a specific location, and a year after graduating with a Joint MBA/MA International Environmental Policy degree from the Institute, she has achieved both... Read More »

Lucy Jodlowska (left) with Jose Lopez-Cantal, Morgan Tucker, Monica Kelsh, and members of the Las Tias Board of Directors.

Alumna Hires MIIS Students: “I Wanted the Whole Package”

When MIIS alumna Lucy Jodlowska needed to hire people with international business skills, cultural sensitivity and high language proficiency for an important project in Nicaragua, she knew where to look: “I wanted the whole package and knew I could find it at MIIS.” Read More »