Ninety-six percent of the May 2012 graduates from the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute are currently employed in the field of their choice, including Elizabeth Wood, who landed a job where she “always wanted to work” at Boeing.
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The Monterey Institute’s unique Frontier Market Scouts Program has been awarded the prestigious Ashoka – U Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.
Two years after graduating from the Monterey Institute‘s Translation and Localization Management program, Emily Frye is managing projects covering 14 languages at Apple, and credits her training at MIIS for her success.
Students share their thoughts on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to the Monterey Institute.
Wikisway, an internet start-up company founded by Monterey Institute alumnus Huston Hedinger (MAIPS ’12), was selected to be funded by the Portland Seed Fund and is creating a lot of buzz in its beta phase.
Elizabeth Reid (MAIPS '11) talks about the value of sharing experiences from her Fulbright Fellowship in Jordan.
Works for: Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University
Title: Executive Associate Director
Works for: International Studies Abroad, Austin TX
Title: Coordinator of Latin America Programs, Central America & Caribbean
Jennifer Dossett Billings (MAIPS ’12) practiced her “90-second” pitch, polished her resume and put on a suit for the Monterey Institute Career Fair last February, an investment that led to two job offers in her chosen field.
Monterey Institute alumni Garvey McIntosh (MAIPS ’03) and Kirsten Bauman (MAIPS ’99) found it especially easy to establish professional rapport when they represented NASA and the State Department in discussions to further cooperation between South Korea and the US in the field of aeronautics.