Catherine Carlton, a recent graduate of the International Environmental Policy program at the Monterey Institute, turned a summer internship into a leadership position working to combat malnutrition and environmental degradation through community-based permaculture projects in Malawi.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
Monterey Institute faculty and staff led students on career-focused trips to Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley over spring break, visiting potential employers and networking with alumni eager to help students starting their careers.
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Monterey Institute alumna Jenifer Carter (MATESOL ’97) is channeling her extensive international experience to “find the world” in her own backyard, teaching at North Salinas High School and introducing her students to MIIS.
One hundred employers will gather in Monterey on Friday, March 8 to recruit students and graduates at the annual Monterey Institute Career Fair, including 30 Institute alumni now filling the role of recruiters.
Monterey Institute student Lovely Umayam was awarded the $5,000 first prize in the Innovation in Arms Control Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for her online education platform bombshelltoe.com.