The student-driven event “Celebrating Foreign Language Education: A Monterey Bay Symposium” will take place on Saturday March 10, 2012, at the Monterey Institute campus. This symposium will bring together local teachers, students, administrators and other professionals from the Monterey Bay area to discuss current trends and issues in the field of foreign language education.
The Monterey Institute takes pride in its success in preparing students for a professional international career so that they can hit the ground running after graduation. A large part of that success can be attributed to the many immersive learning opportunities offered to students in all degree programs, varying from smaller projects involving the local Monterey community to longer-term internships with non-profit and international organizations around the world.
The Monterey Institute has announced the launch of a new summer program offering intensive English training for international students attending college anywhere in the United States. The Middlebury-Monterey Summer Intensive College English program is based on the intensive English program that the Institute has for many years been offering to its own international students.
“I left my comfortable job as an accountant because I wanted to make a difference for the people in my country,” said student commencement speaker Rawan Bannoura (MPA ’11) from Bethlehem, Palestine, at the 2011 Monterey Institute Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 10. With her new Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Rawan has the skill set and training she needs to fulfill her dream of starting a non-profit organization and truly “be the solution.”
Yes, funding for EPTI students may be available through the Betty & David Jones Language Scholarships. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be admitted to a degree program in Translation, Interpretation and Localization Management for fall 2012 at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. To learn more about or to apply for a Betty & David Jones Language Scholarship, visit this link.
As a student at Far Eastern State Transport University studying Social and Cultural Services and Tourism, I always knew that I needed to know English as my second language. Working in tourism, one not only communicates with Russian customers but also with people from around the world. Plus, you never know which part of the world you will be in and which culture you will meet. To learn every language is impossible, so we have a common global language – English.
Most students are curious what type of documents they will need, especially if they are applying for a visa. Upon acceptance into the program, you will get detailed instructions on how to obtain your visa. Below are the general rules for the most common immigration situations. : If you do not see your situation below, please contact the International Student Advisor at email@example.com for more information.
When Patricia Szasz, Director of the Intensive English Programs (ESL) at the Monterey Institute brought forth the turkey she had woken up at 5 am to start roasting it was like a rock star had arrived. Many of the international students participating in the annual ESL Thanksgiving party took out their cameras and cellphones and started taking photos of the star - the traditional American Thanksgiving turkey.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies has received a $500,000 gift from the Milliken Foundation to support student recruiting and retention, as well as general promotional efforts of the Institute. The gift was made on behalf of one of the foundation’s directors, a member of the Middlebury College class of 1965.