Ashley Blacow (IEP '08) shares how the Monterey Institute's environmental policy program helped to launch her career in ocean conservation.
International Environmental Policy
Arriving this week for orientation, this fall’s incoming class includes citizens of 32 countries, speakers of 25 languages, and nine Fulbright scholars—and more than 10 percent of the class will be enrolled in the brand-new Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies degree program.
The greatest hope of Bishnu Adhikari (MAIEP ’07) is that the humanitarian development work he and his colleagues undertake will someday make international aid unnecessary: “I hope one day to be out of a job!”
Net Impact’s annual student-generated guide to “what business schools are doing to prepare students for careers that make a positive impact on the world” offers generous praise to the Monterey Institute’s Fisher International MBA program.
Danielle Johnson (MPA ’12) learned valuable lessons about relief work this summer while assisting with the rehabilitation of oiled birds affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Emily Sloane (MAIEP '09) found her career path - with a few stops along the way - through networking while still at MIIS.
“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.
The Peace Corps announced today that the Monterey Institute had the fourth-highest number of students enrolled in Peace Corps Master's International programs of any graduate school in the nation.
The MIIS chapter of the global service organization Net Impact will help prepare the Hilton Bialek Biological Sciences Habitat at Carmel Middle School for the growing season.
The husband and wife team of MIIS Alumna Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen collected samples over a hundred mile stretch of the Atlantic; their findings have made headlines across the globe.