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

Environmental Policy

Graduates of the International Environmental Policy (IEP) program design and implement sustainable solutions around the world in the fields of conservation, development, and energy.


Employer Testimonial

"[The student]... worked steadily and reliably and helped supply all requested tools and analyses in time... we will miss her a lot... any institution would be lucky to have her on board."

IPSS Supervisor, Conservation International

Below are some key figures based on the May, August & December 2012 Alumni One Year Out Survey. Also included are examples of employers who have hired recent graduates and positions held by those graduates:

Response Rate: 24/33 alumni = 73%
Employed: 22 = 92%
Seeking Employment: 1 = 4%
Not Seeking Employment: 1 = 4%
Base Annual Salary (Avg., in USD): $53,135

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  • Climate Program Manager
  • Community Gardens Project Manager
  • Conservation Operations Manager
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer
  • Manager of Foundation and Government Relations
  • NOAA Digital Coast Fellow
  • Program Manager, Corporate Sustainability
  • Regulatory Analyst
  • Research Analyst / Project Coordinator
  • Sustainability Consultant

By clicking on one of the academic tracks below, you can view even more positions held by our alumni:


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 International Environmental Policy program.

Results: 82% response rate. 96% of seeking students secured at least one offer
Average Internship Salary: $18.25 per hour
Salary Range: $12.00 - $27.50 per hour
Source of Opportunity: 74% MIIS facilitated, 26% student facilitated

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View the full International Environmental Policy Program 2014 Internship Report here: