The American University in Cairo and the Monterey Institute partnered to offer a 10-day project-management training program in Cairo this January, modeled on the popular three-week Development Project Management Institute (DPMI).
Students at the Monterey Institute of International Studies are taking advantage of a wide range of professional development opportunities offered during the month-long January winter term.
As a result of this spring‘s Memorandum of Understanding between the Monterey Institute and the American University in Cairo (AUC), AUC will host a January session of the Institute‘s popular DPMI training.
On August 20, the Institute will showcase the research and consulting work of students from the Graduate School of International Policy and Management in all-day event.
Meredith Benton (MPA ’10) is earning credits toward her master’s degree in Public Administration while working on international election projects for the Carter Center.
“My best leads came through personal contacts” says David Reichbaum (MPA ’09) of his job search, and ultimately it was a MIIS alumni connection that landed him the job he desired.
Lucy Jodlowska and Kiersten Anderson are working to assess the needs of impoverished women bead makers in Uganda and evaluating the program that allows them to sell their product in the US.
Monterey Institute Summer Programs offer students intensive practical language and professional training.
Cory Barra completed the DPMI training program (Winter 2009), and used her new skills to improve the effectiveness of her non-profit, Building for Generations.