Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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

Environmental Policy Students Attend UN Meeting in London


As part of a course on “Managing International Marine Pollution,” seven Middlebury Institute environmental policy students had the opportunity to experience a United Nations diplomatic meeting in London firsthand, meeting with delegates and other stakeholders.

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Legendary Ocean Researcher Sylvia Earle Inspires

“I felt like a thousand candles were lit, inspiring people to help save our oceans,” said one audience member at Wednesday evening’s event with legendary marine biologist, author, and ocean activist Sylvia Earle, hosted by the Middlebury Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy.

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