The Monterey Institute´s intensive training program for development professionals, known as DPMI, is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a shaper of trends.
Thirty-six Monterey Institute students are on three- to six-month spring assignments with a diverse range of domestic and international organizations engaged through the school's immersive learning programs.
After reaching the finals at the regional Hult Prize competition, a team of Monterey Institute students plans to move forward with their venture with help from connections made through the competition.
The Monterey Institute’s Development Project Management Institute, an intensive professional certificate program, will launch its first program in Kigali, Rwanda on January 14-23, 2014, blending practitioner-led instruction with client-based fieldwork.
DPMI Plus Assignment: Futures and Options
"I appreciated the ability to work with such a small and growing organization because I got to experience all aspects of the organization."
DPMI Plus Assignment: Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
"Working with WDCS was a truly collaborative experience and gave me insight into the challenges and rewards of working with and for a small nonprofit."
DPMI Plus Assignment: Institute of International Education
"I see myself as a bridge-builder, and want to connect people with opportunities that challenge their understandings of the world and broaden their minds..."
DPMI Plus Assignment: Jhpiego (Tanzania)
"Being in an international setting amongst mission-driven individuals working to impact social change, I find myself at home."
Luba Yusim (MPA '12) talks about her work with development in Kazakhstan.
After intensive on-campus training, 37 Monterey Institute students are heading off to 18 different countries to gain professional experience in the field, staying on assignment for up to six months.