Ninety-six percent of the May 2012 graduates from the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute are currently employed in the field of their choice, including Elizabeth Wood, who landed a job where she “always wanted to work” at Boeing.
The Monterey Institute celebrates 2012 as a year of great student, faculty and staff achievements, including the launch of the new International Education Management degree program, two new joint degrees and the new Center for Conflict Studies.
Gift-shoppers, consider supporting one of these Monterey Institute student projects through MontereySTART: a documentary about water in Nicaragua, solar energy access for low-income families, or two Haitian American students traveling to Haiti to volunteer this January.
On this morning’s New York Times op-ed page, Judith Kildow, director of the National Ocean Economics Program at the Monterey Institute and Professor Jason Scorse, director of its Center for the Blue Economy, call for the federal government to re-evaluate the National Flood Insurance Program.
Giving thanks: Monterey Institute student Whitney Hales is thankful for her family and looking forward to seeing them on Thanksgiving, while her friend Inge Kristensen from Denmark is thankful for her new American friends and their welcoming spirit.
“I am really impressed with the diversity of classes and the curriculum oriented towards finding solutions...”
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.
Monterey Institute students flocked to a full-day schedule of wide-ranging workshops and discussions all across campus on Career Focus Day, helping them to start thinking about and preparing for a successful career after graduation.
Oceanographer, author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle spoke to aspiring marine policy professionals at the Monterey Institute as part of a fall semester class featuring notable marine policy speakers.