The Monterey Institute Translation & Interpretation program offers the language combinations and skills that employers are seeking.
More than 90 employers from around the world participated in the Monterey Institute Career Fair on Friday, excited about the opportunity to recruit students with unique skills and capabilities.
Twenty-five Monterey Institute students are taking part in a year-long development practicum experience that includes a fall semester course on policy analysis and project design, a research trip to Peru in January, and a spring semester course focused on data analysis and crafting a final report.
Literally taking class work to the field, two Monterey Institute students and a recent alumna traveled to Haiti this January to implement a student-designed teacher-training curriculum.
Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Murphy is leading efforts to build Massachusetts’ water technology cluster, bringing together nearly 300 organizations, companies and institutions to create a world-class hub of water innovation.
Hired after graduation by Stanford Hospital and Clinics, where she interned as a student, Monterey Institute alumna Johanna Parker combines medical interpreting with freelance work for the U.S. State Department and others.
Monterey Institute alumnus Himayu Shiotani (MAIPIS ’11) graduated from researching arms control issues in California to helping implement an international small arms agreement for the United Nations.
A survey of recent MIIS graduates found an impressive 87 percent employed, with 64 percent using their language of study in their work.
When Monterey Institute alumna Lucy Jodlowska needed to hire people with international business skills, cultural sensitivity and high language proficiency for an important project in Nicaragua, she knew where to look: “I wanted the whole package and knew I could find it at MIIS.”
Monterey Institute alumni know they might connect with one another just about anywhere in the world, but it was still unusual for four alumni from the same era to find themselves working together to strengthen U.S.-Turkey relations.