Monterey Institute student Heather Bessette landed an internship that combines her focus on renewable energy projects and development, as well as her French language skills, at a non-profit organization founded by MIIS alumna Mary Graham Bliss.
International Environmental Policy
Monterey Institute alumni Alan Lovewell and Oren Frey have successfully launched Local Catch Monterey Bay – a new venture matching sustainable local fishermen with consumers on a regular basis.
Students will be working with international organizations around the world as part of the IPSS program.
It is now easier than ever to support student projects at the Monterey Institute of International Studies through MontereySTART, a newly launched micro-philanthropy platform.
Alfhild Aspelin (MAIEP '12) tells us how she went from working in the oil industry to pursuing an environmental policy degree.
The Monterey Herald published a front-page story on Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Seaman’s new role as the environmental and purchasing manager for the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.
An estimated 300 people gathered at the Monterey Institute this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, sharing stories, paying tribute to the lasting legacy of volunteers at home and abroad, and savoring food and music from the countries served by MIIS students.
Adam Fullerton (MAIEP '12) talks about working on sea turtle and lobster conservation in Washington D.C. and Ecuador.
As a Center for the Blue Economy Fellow, Alyssum Pohl had "my dream internship handed to me on a silver platter."