Monterey Institute graduate Julian Zhu (MACI ’12) wrote to us recently to share his story of landing an amazing internship and now a job with an assist from a MIIS professor’s Twitter feed.
More than 80 students from four local high schools visited the Monterey Institute on Friday for a full day of activities highlighting the importance and joy of international education.
January 2013 winter term opportunities for Institute students include a journey through Gandhi’s land, learning about transitional injustice in Chile, and participating in development projects in Peru or El Salvador, as well as a variety of courses offered in Monterey.
Monterey Institute students flocked to a full-day schedule of wide-ranging workshops and discussions all across campus on Career Focus Day, helping them to start thinking about and preparing for a successful career after graduation.
Pablo Chang-Castillo (MAT ‘01/MACI ’02) met his partner Julian Brasseur (MATI ’02) in Paris on a Monterey Institute exchange program. They both graduated from MIIS and have taken their moveable feast around the world enjoying amazing careers as interpreters.
Dr. Kent Glenzer may not be a typical university professor, but he is the ideal match for the Monterey Institute’s “goal-oriented and proactive students,” who are always eager to absorb practical advice.
Oceanographer, author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle spoke to aspiring marine policy professionals at the Monterey Institute as part of a fall semester class featuring notable marine policy speakers.
When Akihiko Sasaki (MATESOL ’03) recently celebrated his doctoral degree in English language teaching and learning, at his side was his thesis supervisor and mentor, Dr. Osamu Takeuchi – a fellow MIIS alumnus.
Three students from the Monterey Institute’s Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program spent the summer working with internationally recognized experts as interns at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
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.