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

TLM Internships

What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?

Language Education (TESOL/TFL)

Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2015
Survey Response Rate:
Secured Opportunity: 100%
Salary Info: 50% paid or compensated

Select Internship Employers

  • American Association for Applied Linguistics
  • Berlitz
  • Lakeside School
  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • Stella Maris College
  • United States Peace Corps

Select Internship Position Titles

  • Assistant Conference Chair
  • Cross-Cultural Coordinator
  • English Primary Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • Global Service Learning Leader
  • TEFL Tech Trainer for PST


A Pair of TESOL Alumnae Team Up in Taiwan

Middlebury Institute alumnae Sarah DeMola and Emily Quade, both Fulbright scholars and graduates of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages degree program, recently teamed up in Taiwan to launch the Fulbright English Teaching Forum.

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