Translation & Localization Management

The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds

"The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds" features a different student each week from a range of degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. In these short videos, the students elaborate on topics such as why they chose to come to MIIS, what has surprised them about the Monterey Institute, what kinds of cool things they've been involved in—both on and off campus, and more.

The first feature is Allie Browne, a graduate student pursuing a degree in Translation & Localization Management.

Manuela Silveira

Program: MATLM Portuguese

Summer Internship: Ccaps Translation & Localization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Undergrad: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“I see localization not only as the art of making content available in other languages, but prepared to make sense to its target audience. That is what fascinates me the most about it and what drove me to this profession!”

Location

Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
22° 55' 4.5228" S, 43° 19' 48.2808" W

MIIS Welcomes 9 New Faculty Members this Fall

Signalling continuous growth and expansion of academic programs, the Monterey Institute welcomed nine new faculty members this fall. The new faculty reflect the diverse campus, arriving from near and far and bringing a range of new experience and knowledge to share with students in different programs.

Managing Localization Projects into 14 Languages at Apple Two Years After Graduation

Less than two years after graduating from the Translation and Localization Management program at the Monterey Institute, Emily Frye (MATLM ’11) is happily managing localization projects into 14 languages at Apple Inc. “I feel the classes at MIIS really prepared me for my position at Apple. My understanding of CAT tools, terminology management and the opportunity to have studied with a diverse group of people, have all been very useful on a daily basis.”

Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 44' 40.7652" N, 122° 25' 53.9076" W

Monterey Institute Announces New Veterans Scholarship Fund

Veterans bring a wide range of experiences to their studies at the Monterey Institute where they are encouraged to build on their skills and expertise to prepare for a new stage in their careers. The Monterey Institute’s diverse degree programs from international policy studies, management and nonproliferation and terrorism studies to various language programs are perfectly suited for veterans dedicated to continue to make a difference.

Social Media Helps One Recent Graduate Land a Job

Recent Monterey Institute graduate Julian Zhu (MACI ’12) could be considered a prime example of how social media is changing the landscape of the job search and recruiting processes for students and employers—not to mention the importance for students of building relationships with faculty members. Julian is currently working as a Terminology and Reference Intern with the International Criminal Court, Interpretation and Translation section in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Author Nataly Kelly Shares Insights on Role of Language Professionals in Shaping the World

Nataly Kelly, co- author with Jost Zetzsche of Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World was interviewed by Professor Barry Slaughter-Olsen in the Irvine Auditorium at the Monterey Instiute on October 23.  She shared insights and stories from her acclaimed book with the greater MIIS community, on campus and watching from locations around the world via the internet.  

Brazilian Students Find Programs to Fit Their Dreams at MIIS

Renato De Medeiros and Manuela Silveira of Brazil are capitalizing on their language skills and background by pursuing degree programs at the Monterey Institute that fit their international career aspirations.

Alex Flores

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: Mills College (Spanish and Spanish American Studies)

Fast Fact: Alex has studied, worked and lived in many places around the world including Japan, Senegal, Belgium and Spain.

“The TLM program has really given me the freedom to study exactly what I want to, and pursue a business foundation certificate as well!”

Carmen Ibarra

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: National Intelligence University

Fast Fact: Carmen retired from the U.S. Air Force as an Airborne Linguist after 26 years of service.

“I like the fact that all the professors are active in their respective fields; in other words, they practice what they preach.”