Cory and Craig Belden spent their summer interning for development and peace-building organizations in Southern Sudan.
Three students traveled to the West Bank to build relationships with NGOs and create future internship opportunities.
Rebekah Hunt (MPA '10) explores race, identity, and non-violent conflict resolution in Johannesburg.
Team Monterey 4 traveled to El Salvador in January to research and design development projects.
Mawuor Dior (MAIPS '10) escaped the conflict in Southern Sudan to pursue a degree in conflict resolution and human rights.
Graduates of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program pursue careers around the world in disaster relief, gender equity, education, environmental stewardship, and poverty alleviation.
“As a small, grassroots non-profit, it is nearly impossible to quantify the enormous impact we have received from having MIIS interns as part of our team. Qualifying the impact of their value added to process and productivity, as well as quality relationships, can easily be summed up in one word: PRICELESS! Investing in our collective future through this opportunity has extremely high return on investment."
Graduates of the International Policy and Development (IPD) program pursue careers in trade, development, and human rights organizations around the world.
Peace Corp Master's International (PCMI)
Available to Fall and Spring incoming students, the PCMI program uniquely prepares students to fulfill challenging Peace Corps field assignments in developing countries. While attaining a Master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) and carrying out the Peace Corps mission, students gain valuable leadership experience.
The International Development track is available for incoming fall 2011 students only. This curriculum will be absorbed by the new Human Security & Development track for fall 2012.
Admission to the Monterey Institute is based on your prior academic performance, professional experience and foreign language proficiency.