Monterey Institute alumnus Peter Evans says the professional development opportunities provided during his studies helped him “stand out amidst the crowd of job seekers.”
Monterey Institute alumnus (and professor) Mike Gillen has mentored students of the Russian language for close to 30 years, but is equally well-known as the beloved bagpipe-playing leader of the Commencement procession.
Alumna Satomi Kobayashi (MATFL ’97) took her talents as a language professional around the world to Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania before returning to settle down back in Monterey.
You never know where an international career may take you – for alumnus Garvey McIntosh, the path led from Japan to Monterey to a rewarding career as an international programs specialist with NASA.
Recent Monterey Institute alumnus Amer Barghouth landed an exciting high-level position in his chosen field of renewable energy management less than three weeks after graduation, and says the training and education he received at MIIS prepared him well.
MIIS Board Member Jed Smith has presented the Monterey Institute community with an exciting challenge. If 250 alumni and friends of the Institute make a gift of any size in the next 25 days, he will match these gifts with $25,000 for financial aid. Spread the word!
For the third year the Monterey Institute community comes together to nominate and acknowledge outstanding alumni for professional success, service, and other values important to the Institute. This year’s awardees, Ed Brzytwa, Vladimir Cernavskis and Jennifer Ullman, were recognized at the Spring Commencement ceremony.
Monterey Institute alumna Tricia Bean shares her love of language and interest in other cultures with her students at Carmel High School, while also collaborating regularly with the Institute: “I enjoy being able to give back to the institution that has given me so much.”
A story we posted last year about alumni from the same era working at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey spurred a flurry of e-mails from groups of Monterey Institute alumni working closely together around the world!
The Monterey Institute Translation & Interpretation program offers the language combinations and skills that employers are seeking.