International Education

Graduates of the International Education Management (IEM) program pursue careers across five primary sectors (listed below) in the field of international education.


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Study Abroad/Education Abroad

The field of education abroad covers youth exchange programs, university study abroad programs, and work/intern/volunteer abroad programs.

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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar services are provided by colleges and universities around the world which enroll international students.

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ESL and Intensive Language Programs

International Education graduates will be well prepared to be administrative staff members of English as a Second Language and other intensive language programs.

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Citizen Diplomacy Programs

The U.S. government brings professionals from around the world to the U.S. for short-term professional development programs, via organizations such as IREX, fhi360,and Institute for International Education, among others. Many U.S. universities also offer short-term training programs for international executives.

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Government Agencies

In addition to national ministries of education, many government agencies are actively involved in international exchange.

Employment Data

IEM Alumni Employment by Sector

Data as of 7/21/2014

Employer Testimonial

“The Monterey Institute has a stellar reputation in our field, and [the student’s] skills and value to our team confirm this reputation!”

International Education Careers in Action

Explore our database of international education professional associations and job boards.