Middlebury Institute alumnus and born storyteller Vinod Bhasker has published the first book in a fictional trilogy accounting a young man’s journey from a comfortable upbringing to the harsh reality of military training in India, life as a young officer and time spent as a student at a university not unlike MIIS in the U.S.
Five recent graduates of the Middlebury Institute TESOL program found exciting job opportunities and adventures in Saudi Arabia, while enjoying the chance to experience life in a different culture together.
Middlebury Institute alumna Maureen Fura returned to Monterey for a screening of her brave new documentary The Dark Side of the Full Moon, about the disconnect in our health care system surrounding maternal mental health.
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“My two years at MIIS were literally life-changing. Holding an MACD degree combined with my absolute confidence that I possess world class skills in managing business regulation allowed me to land an enviable corporate job directly in my field of study. I became a regulatory affairs manager with British American Tobacco in Moscow where I used my knowledge from day one. From then on I continued my growth building upon the solid foundation I acquired at MIIS.”
Rebecca Owen and Heather Frank, both recent graduates of the Middlebury Institute’s International Education Management program, are co-organizing the “Lessons from Abroad” conference at MIIS in March.
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Title: Senior Manager for Government Affairs
"MIIS gave me practical, hands-on experience combined with traditional classes, that allowed me to enter my first job running after I graduated."
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Title: Director of International
"I was glad to have Monterey as my alma mater due to its diverse, international student body. I was also fortunate to intersect with some of the most of inspiring commercial diplomacy professors who shared their valuable practical skills, shaped me as a professional, and helped me navigate exceptional career opportunities."