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The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds

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MIIS Spotlight Justin Wright MA International Environmental Policy

Interested in surfing in Bali? Justin Wright got a fellowship to do just that.

June 4, 2014

Justin Wright

Justin Wright is pursuing a master's degree in International Environmental Policy, specializing in ocean and coastal resource management.

In this 60 second snapshot of his experience at MIIS, he talks about a fellowship he got in Bali, Indonesia, doing quantitative and qualitative research projects on the direct expenditures for what traveling surfers spend in Uluwatu in Bali. He worked in the field with NGOs in Bali and internationally with Conservation International and Save the Waves Coalition. He says, "MIIS lined me up with a plethora of NGOS that I'm still working for..."

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"The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds" features a different student each week from a range of degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. In these short videos, the students elaborate on topics such as why they chose to come to MIIS, what has surprised them about the Monterey Institute, what kinds of cool things they've been involved in—both on and off campus, and more.

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