Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Language Teaching

We prepare graduates of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Teaching Foreign Language (TFL) master's programs for successful careers as teachers and administrators.


Where Are Our Alumni One Year After Graduation?

Population Surveyed: May, August, December 2013 Graduates
Survey Response Rate: 70%
Average Reported Salary: $43,700

Percentages based on alumni employed or actively seeking employment.  Alumni who are not seeking employment for reasons such as continuing their education, postponing their search etc. have been excluded.

Employment by Sector

Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organization: 11%
Private/Corporate/Business: 53%
Public/Government: 32%
No Response: 5%

Employment by Industry*

Education (Higher Education): 42%
Education (K-12): 21%
Education (Language school/Intensive language program): 26%
No Response: 11%

*Industry relates to what your organization addresses, not what you specifically do in your job.

Geographic Location

US Jobs: 47%
International Jobs: 37%
Did Not Specify: 16%

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Select Position Titles

  • Chinese Language Instructor
  • English Language Instructor
  • ESL Instructor
  • French Instructor
  • High School Teacher
  • Instructor & Student Activities Coordinator
  • Junior Lecturer
  • TEFL Trainer


What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2014
Survey Response Rate:
Secured Opportunity: 88%
Average Reported Salary: $21 per hour

Select Internship Employers

Select Internship Position Titles

  • Activity Coordinator
  • Activity Leader
  • English for Professional Graduate Studies (EPGS) Program Assistant
  • English Teacher
  • ESL Instructor
  • Interim Assistant Director
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Manager
  • Service Learning Leader
  • Summer Camp Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant

Teaching Foreign Language (TFL)

Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2014
Survey Response Rate:
Secured Opportunity: 100%
Average Reported Salary: $22 per hour

Select Internship Employers

Select Internship Position Titles

  • Activity Guide
  • Chinese Instructor
  • Language Instructor
  • Resource Developer/Education Specialist
  • Tutor

View the full TESOL and TFL Program 2014 Internship Report:


Joy Campbell

Works for: Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University

Title: Executive Associate Director

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