Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Graduates of the International Policy and Development (IPD) program pursue careers in trade, development, and human rights organizations around the world.

TLM Careers

Employer Testimonial

“[The student] consistently went above and beyond to complete her assignments… preparing a complete two-day training… to accompany a new advocacy guide we were developing. [She] worked efficiently and was always prepared with materials. She took ownership of the project, often exploring new ideas on her own time. On numerous occasions, [she] would share a new idea she’d found by talking with professors, colleagues, [etc.]”

IPSS Supervisor at Mercy Corps

“We like this school. We like the people we’ve hired and we want to bring in more of you.” 

Frank Pearn, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Chase

Where Are Our Alumni One Year After Graduation?

Population Surveyed: May, August, December 2013 Graduates
Survey Response Rate: 46%
Average Reported Salary: $42,893

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

Intergovernmental: 4%
Nonprofit/Nongovernmental Organization: 31%
Private/Corporate/Business: 35%
Public/Government: 8%

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  • Community Organizer
  • Counter-Trafficking Assistant
  • Cultural Strategist
  • Fundraising Assistant
  • International Development Consultant
  • International Trade and Logistics Specialist
  • Project Coordinator
  • Senior Development Associate

TLM Internships

What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?

Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2015
Survey Response Rate:
Secured Opportunity: 90%

Geographic Location

International: 26%

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  • Bank of the West
  • Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
  • International Relief & Development (IRD)
  • Mercy Corps
  • Naval Postgraduate School, Homeland Security Digital Library
  • Restorative Justive Partners
  • United Natoins High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • U.S. Department of State

Select Position Titles

  • BSA Intern
  • Content Analyst
  • Econ Intern
  • Grant Writing Intern
  • Market Research Intern
  • Program Development Intern

TLM Alumni

An Economic Ambassador

Middlebury Institute alumna Kathleen Motzenbecker MAIPS ’97 helps Minnesota businesses compete in the global marketplace, and has been called the “state’s economic ambassador.”

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