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

Where Are Our Alumni One Year After Graduation?

Response Rate: 81%
Employed: 90%
Seeking Employment: 0%
Not Seeking Employment: 10%
Base Annual Salary (Avg., in USD): $53,365

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  • Conflict Resolution Specialist
  • Fisheries Policy Analyst
  • Forestry Officer
  • Manager, Ocean Health Index
  • Program Analyst
  • Solar Consultant
  • Sustainability Coordinator

Alumni Positions by Program



What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?

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:
2014 IEP Internship Report