With a Little Help from His Friends: Alum Gets Job through MIIS Connection

Monterey Institute graduate David Reichbaum (MPA ’09) had been actively searching for a job for five months when Emily Newman (MAITP ’09) recommended to her supervisors that they hire David to replace her as Recycling Technician for the City of Monterey. During his studies at the Monterey Institute, David participated in the voluntary Development Practicum (DPMI plus), combining three weeks of intensive coursework with a three month internship in Peru where he worked on sustainable community building projects.

Hundreds of Students from More than Forty Countries Participate in Variety of Monterey Institute Summer Programs

The Monterey Institute offers a wide variety of special programs ranging from intensive language courses and specialized custom language programs to intense training for professionals in the fields of international trade and development. No matter what time of year you visit the Monterey campus, happy voices can be heard in dozens of languages. The summer is no exception.

Bulbul Ahammed: MBA Meets Social Investing

Bulbul Ahammed graduated from the Monterey Institute in May 2010. Prior to coming to the Institute, Bulbul worked as a Cross-Cultural Trainer for Peace Corps Bangladesh and as an Administrative Officer for a French garment buying house. He also held a position with the Bangladesh Bank, which is similar to the Federal Reserve in the United States, as an Assistant Director of the banking inspection department.

Location

Monterey Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce St.
Monterey, CA 93940
United States
36° 35' 57.192" N, 121° 53' 49.7328" W

Princeton Review Student Survey Ranks MBA Program among Top 15 in Global Management

The Monterey Institute’s Fisher International MBA Program, winner of a top 15 ranking from Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review for four straight years, has now been recognized in The Princeton Review’s 2nd annual “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” as one of the top 15 graduate schools of business in the nation in the category of Global Management.

Lars Stenberg Berg, Christine Chau, Dawei Wu, and Sean Upton-McLaughlin: An IBP Team Travels to Zhejiang Province, China

In January, four members of our International Business Plan team - Dawei Wu, Lars Stenberg Berg, Christine Chau and Sean Upton-McLaughlin - traveled to Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, China to present our strategic recommendations to a committee of over 70 local and regional government officials.

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Jiaxing City
China
30° 45' 14.1264" N, 120° 45' 30.7548" E

Take a Class, Get a Job

Students typically enroll in classes at the Monterey Institute hoping to gain knowledge and training that will help them in their future careers. They don’t necessarily expect to have a particular class lead directly to landing their first post-graduation job.

Business Plan Competition Workshop Featured on KION

A Tuesday night workshop at the Monterey Institute earned local TV coverage.for a competition designed to give Central Coast entrepreneurs a boost. The third of three workshops at MIIS (and the last of 10 throughout the area) offered entrepreneurs tips for competing effectively in the 2010 Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition.

Institute Dean Quoted Widely on Google and China

Yuwei Shi, dean of the Institute’s Graduate School of International Policy and Management, was quoted today in a Reuters story regarding Google’s recent threat to pull out of China.

Andrew Silberman: Building an International Business in Tokyo

Andrew Silberman is President of the Tokyo based AMT Group, a management training organization he founded in 1992, and a graduate of the Monterey Institute's Fisher International MBA program. In this interview, Andrew offers advice to current MBA students about the skills necessary to live and work in Japan.

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Tokyo
Japan
35° 41' 20.4" N, 139° 41' 31.2" E

Joshua Rhodes: 10 Questions for a Businessman in Tokyo

Joshua Rhodes, management consultant for AMT Group in Tokyo, discusses the skills necessary for a successful career in one of the world's most competitive markets.

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Tokyo
Japan
35° 41' 20.4" N, 139° 41' 31.2" E