Monterey Institute of International Studies

Advising and Career Services

Three words: Your Dream Job. You have the drive. Now combine that with hands-on learning, the wide reach of our MIIS alumni network, and our Career Advising staff, and your career will take off.

Services We Provide

Career Services include Academic planning, events and workshops, career development, and more.

We help you find internshipsfellowshipsstudy abroad and immersive learning experiences, and most importantly, JOBS.

We also give you the skills you need to succeed at them. Year-round, we offer career events and workshops, and one-on-one consultations to make sure you are following a successful path that extends well past graduation. 

Our Graduates Get Jobs

From the “One Year Out” Survey of May, August and December 2012 graduates

  • 87% were employed full-time one year after graduation
  • Alumni were employed in 25 different countries

Positions of Recent Graduates

  • China Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chinese Diplomatic Translator/Interpreter, Beijing, China
  • Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, Director of Strategic Development, Denver, CO
  • Facebook, Global Risk Analysis, Menlo Park, CA
  • Oregon State University, ESL Instructor, Corvalis, OR
  • U.S. State Department, Foreign Service Officer, Malaysia
  • World Bank, Managing Consultant, London, UK

Career Success Stories

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Negotiating Agreements for the United Nations

Himayu Shiotani graduated from researching arms control issues to helping implement an international agreement for the United Nations.

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Managing Localization Projects at Apple

Emily Frye is managing projects covering 14 languages at Apple, and credits her training at MIIS for her success.

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Creating a World-Class Hub of Water Innovation 

Understanding the value of water leads to a valuable career for MIIS graduate Michael Murphy.

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MIIS Alumnus Named a Top Young Foreign Policy Leader

Aaron Stein made Diplomatic Courier’s list of 99 top foreign policy leaders under the age of 33.

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