Business Administration

MBA Careers & Internships

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

The following information was gathered by the Center for Advising and Career Services. The list of employers and positions are examples of what recent Fisher MBAs have secured.



  • Cisco Systems
  • Fair Trade USA
  • Intuit
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Levi Strauss & Co. 
  • Sierra Club National HQ
  • SolarCity
  • Sony
  • US Department of Labor
  • Warner Brothers
  • World Bank

Positions Held by Recent Fisher MBA Graduates

  • Product Manager
  • Senior Auditor
  • Senior Associate
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Marketing and Sales Coordinator
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Consultant
  • CEO
  • Senior Manager the Civic Accelerator
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • National Director of Talent and HR Operations
  • Director of International Business Development
  • Marketing Manager

How did you find your current position?

  • Monterey Institute facilitated—29%
  • Independent search—71%


MBA Summer 2013 Internships

  •  Students seeking an internship who accepted an offer by May 21, 2013—87%

Internship Employers

  • ALBA, PT Spanish Translator, California
  • Ocean Champions, Policy Research Analyst, California
  • Dept. of Treasury: Financial Crime Enforcement Network, Terrorism Financing in West Africa Intern, Virginia
  • Rising Sun Energy Center, Site Manager, California
  • Driscoll's, Global Treasury Intern, California
  • UNDP, UNDP Intern (Ecotourism), Fiji
  • International Missions Board, World Cup Urban Organizer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • US Department of Commerce/US Commercial Service, Intern, California
  • Local Catch Monterey Bay, Intern, California
  • National Park Service, Summer Consultant, Management Reporting, California
  • Natl GeoSpatial Intelligence Agency (2), Image Analyst and International Officer, Virginia
  • Water City, Co-founder, California


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 Monterey Institute 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 Monterey 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 Monterey Institute 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 »