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.
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Middlebury Institute alumnus Alan Lovewell and his company Real Good Fish beat out 30,000 other applicants to win a $100,000 grant from Chase Bank to support a unique initiative aimed at transforming local seafood into healthy, popular lunches for public school students.
Middlebury Institute alumna Alyssum Pohl is solo kayaking the length of the Mississippi River, collecting samples along the way to document water quality and the impact of plastic waste.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Frank Reynolds encountered sharks, dolphins, and jellyfish on a record-setting team swim across the Monterey Bay to raise money for Lewy body dementia research.
Students at the Middlebury Institute have the opportunity to live and work in another part of the world while enrolled, whether on a summer fellowship or as a Peace Corps Masters International.
“If creating policy is the best way to leverage your impact, then nothing can beat training groups of amazing young people to do that every year,” says environmental policy professor Jeff Langholz.