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

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Build expertise with one of the Institute’s unique onsite and online courses.

Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.

Career Resources

Our students take the necessary steps to build solid future careers.

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Assemble your toolkit for career success by browsing our resources, collaborating with your advisor, and attending specialized workshops.

Thriving in your career requires patience, commitment, and integrity. You must 1) choose a personal career path and 2) market yourself to a network of peers, alumni, and professionals. Whether you're a student or alumni, our resources, customized advising services, and workshops will support you throughout the career exploration process.

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Our master’s program is training the next generation of leaders in language education and foreign language teaching.

Our Language Teaching Program

Our Teaching Foreign Language (TFL) curriculum equips language teachers with the skills and expertise to facilitate language learning in the U.S. and abroad.

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We are proud to be commonly cited as one of the top MA TESOL programs in the United States. Our program is training the next generation of leaders in language education and ESL teaching.

What is TESOL?

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and is the academic discipline of teaching English to students who have a different native language. TESOL is an expanding field that is becoming increasingly important as the demand for English language learning grows around the world.

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We offer merit, need-based and legacy scholarships for our master's and bachelor's degree program to both U.S. and international students.

Merit Scholarships at MIISMiddlebury Institute Scholarships

You may apply for merit or need-based scholarships through the essay section of our online application.