Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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.

TLM Careers

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?

1 Year after Graduation Pie Chart
*Results are for 2011–2016 graduates, one year after graduation.

2011-2016 Graduates Bar Chart
*Results are for 2011–2016 graduates, working full time and based in the United States, one year after graduation.

Select Employers

  • Conservation International
  • Driscoll's
  • e2e foundation
  • Fulbright
  • Trees for the Future
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Veritable Vegetable

Select Position Titles

  • Conflict Resolution Specialist
  • Policy and Resource Associate
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Director
  • Ecologist
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Fulbright Fellow


Alumni Positions by Program


TLM Internships

What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?

Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2017
Secured Opportunity: 94%
Locations Outside the US Include: Palau, Honduras, Italy, Viet Nam, Fiji 

Select Internship Employers

  • California State Coastal Conservancy
  • California Farmlink
  • California State Natural Resource Agency
  • Environmental Defense Fund 
  • Fish 2.0 
  • Fresno Food Commons
  • San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative
  • San Francisco Estuary Partnership
  • UN FAO
  • Wait Institute
  • International Arctic Research Center
  • IUCN Oceania
  • Measure to Improve
  • NOAA
  • NOAA Marine Debris Program
  • One Earth Future
  • OneReef
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Think Beyond Plastic
  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Select Internship Position Titles

  • Graduate Assistant 
  • Marine Debris Intern 
  • Center for the Blue Economy Fellow 
  • Marine Debris Program Intern 
  • Mesoamerican Reef Project Program Coordinator
  • Natural Resource Management Advisor 
  • Sustainable Fisheries Analyst 
  • Sustainable Urban Development Intern
  • Philippines Fisheries Management Analyst
  • Policy Intern
  • Program Assistant
  • Project Scientist 
  • Research Fellow
  • Researcher 
  • Student Assistant