Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Graduates of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program pursue careers around the world in disaster relief, gender equity, education, environmental stewardship, and poverty alleviation.

TLM Careers

Employer Testimonial

“As a small, grassroots non-profit, it is nearly impossible to quantify the enormous impact we have received from having MIIS interns as part of our team. Qualifying the impact of their value added to process and productivity, as well as quality relationships, can easily be summed up in one word: PRICELESS! Investing in our collective future through this opportunity has extremely high return on investment."

Kathi Speller, Executive Director, Community of Caring Monterey Peninsula

Where Are Our Alumni One Year After Graduation?

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

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

Select Employers

  • PwC
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • US Department of State
  • Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees
  • United Nations
  • John Snow, Inc.

Select Position Titles

  • Learning & Development Manager
  • Operations Director
  • Program Coordinator
  • Deputy Director
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Program Officer

TLM Internships

What Do Our Students Do in the Summer?

Population Surveyed: Students in Summer 2017
Secured Opportunity: 87%
Locations Outside the US IncludeChina, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Switzerland


Select Internship Employers

  • AARP Foundation
  • Chinese Financial Office
  • Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • Concordia Language Villages 
  • DialogueDirect
  • Global Communities
  • Hanns Seidel Foundation, Academy for Politics and Current Affairs
  • Mercy Corps
  • Your Future is Our Business
  • Monterey Museum of Art
  • Peace Corps
  • Planning Studies Research Center
  • Relief International
  • Resources for Residents and Communities
  • TechnoServe
  • The Mintz Group
  • The 3rd Space
  • US Department of State 

Select Position Titles

  • Acting Regional Programmer Manager
  • Executive Director Intern
  • Founder
  • Fundraiser
  • Gallery Guide
  • Program Performance and Quality Intern
  • Research and Evaluation Intern
  • Two Week Curriculum Facilitator
  • Immersive Learning & Special Projects Program Assistant
  • New Business Coordinator 
  • Performance, Accountability, & Learning Officer
  • Private Collaborator 
  • Program Assistant with Center for Nonprofit Excellence
  • Youth in Development Volunteer
  • Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Intern


TLM Alumni