Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

Previous Practica

Members of Team Monterey El Salvador meet with coordinators from the environmental program.

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Experiential learning is a cornerstone of the Monterey Way. Whether on-campus or in a developing country, practica provide students with opportunities to explore real world contexts as freelance consultants, field researchers, and junior-level professionals. This page is for previous programs. Click here for our winter & spring practica.

Winter Practica

El Salvador Practicum

Career Resources

Our students take the necessary steps to build solid future careers.

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Assemble your toolkit for career success by browsing our resources, collaborating with your advisor, and attending specialized workshops.

Thriving in your career requires patience, commitment, and integrity. You must 1) choose a personal career path and 2) market yourself to a network of peers, alumni, and professionals. Whether you're a student or alumni, our resources, customized advising services, and workshops will support you throughout the career exploration process.

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The PTD program has undergone a curriculum innovation which produced the launch of the Summer Peacebuilding Program (SPP), a three-week long intensive training program designed to bridge the theory and practice of building peace in societies that are emerging from conflict, violence or war. 

The Summer Peacebuilding Program (SPP) builds on the 'Peace' dimension that was explored for two years (2013 and 2014) in the Peace Trade and Development program.

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We prepare graduates to be effective leaders and managers in international development. Our alumni work in social change organizations, NGOs, non-profits and government agencies around the world.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Our student-centered program is for those longing to make a difference in confronting critical social problems including hunger, poverty, disease, joblessness, and powerlessness.

Through hands-on, applied experience, practical tools and knowledge and with community support to thrive, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to combat these issues and to become a social change leader.

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Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. We're here to help you make your master's degree possible through scholarships and financial aid.

Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • Submit your application for admission to be automatically considered for a merit scholarship.
  • If you're eligible for a partner scholarship, submit additional application materials.

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