"[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?
Population Surveyed: May, August, December 2013 Graduates
Response Rate: 81%
Average Reported Salary: $53,365
Employment by Sector
Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organization: 37%
No Response: 16%
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Alumni Positions by Program
- Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
- Business, Sustainability, and Development
- Natural Resource Policy and Management
What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?
Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2015
Survey Response Rate: 100%
Secured Opportunity: 93%
Average Reported Salary: $12-$18/hour
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Middlebury Institute alumnus Alan Lovewell and his company Real Good Fish beat out 30,000 other applicants to win a $100,000 grant from Chase Bank to support a unique initiative aimed at transforming local seafood into healthy, popular lunches for public school students.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Frank Reynolds encountered sharks, dolphins, and jellyfish on a record-setting team swim across the Monterey Bay to raise money for Lewy body dementia research.
Middlebury Institute alumni participating in relief efforts in their native Nepal gave updates on the situation after the catastrophic earthquake on Saturday, and described the challenges ahead.
MIIS Alumnus Erich J. Pacheco (MAIEP ’13) is working to improve global efforts in conservation and sustainable development.
Recent MIIS alumna Julia Townsend has successfully built a career applying behavioral science approaches to solving environmental issues, and will serve as a Global Youth Ambassador at the upcoming World Parks Congress.