West Bank Practicum: Building Community Across Borders

Nicole Ketcham (MAIPS '10), Nikki Hodgson (MAIEP '09), and Kate Holland (MAIPS '10) traveled to the West Bank in January 2009 with the goal of exploring future internship opportunities for our students. They established relationships with officials from Bethlehem University and local organizations.

Location

Bethlehem
Israel
31° 16' 37.7112" N, 35° 4' 47.622" E

Rebekah Hunt: A Summer in South Africa

Rebekah Hunt (MPA '10) interned last summer for the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation and researched the best practices for memorialization, the creation of monuments or memorial sites, in South Africa. She explored how honoring the past educates future generations and, therefore, may transform communities divided by conflict.

Location

Johannesburg
South Africa
26° 11' 60" S, 28° 4' 59.9988" E

El Salvador Practicum: Collaborating for Sustainable Community Development

Last January fifteen intrepid graduate students (aka Team Monterey 4) traveled to the Bajo Lempa region of El Salvador to tackle agricultural, water access, and conservation issues. Visit the Equipo Monterey blog to explore their adventures searching for illicit turtle eggs at the local markets, or designing workshops for food producers to share knowledge and potential growth strategies.

Location

El Salvador
13° 20' 13.9884" N, 88° 42' 10.3824" W

Mawuor Dior: A "Lost Boy" Comes to Monterey

Mawuor Dior (MAIPS '10) is one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan.” After living in a refugee camp in Kenya for many years, Mawuor left Africa in 2001 as part of a US refugee resettlement program. He completed a degree in History and Global Studies at Colorado Christian University before coming to Monterey.

Location

Tonj
Sudan
7° 16' 23.988" N, 28° 41' 2.04" E

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Peace Corps Master's International MPA

PCMI Program Overview

Available to Fall and Spring incoming students, the Peace Corp Master's International (PCMI) program uniquely prepares students to fulfill challenging Peace Corps field assignments in developing countries.  While attaining a degree from the Monterey Institute and carrying out the Peace Corps mission, students gain valuable leadership experience.

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Master's Degree Programs

► Development Practice & Policy (including MA in International Policy Studies and Master of Public Administration)
► Fisher International MBA
► International Education Management