Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Why MIIS: Careers

You have the drive. Now combine that with hands-on learning, the wide reach of our MIIS alumni network, and our Career Advising staff, and your career will take off.

Why MIIS? Careers

A MIIS education will give you the experience to solve real-world problems because as part of your education, you will actually be in the field practicing.

Our global alumni community members are passionate about connecting with current students to help them cultivate a professional network and to provide valuable insight into their fields. We consider students alumni from day one and this network will open doors for your career all over the world.

Our Center for Advising and Career Services will be with you every step of the way, offering expert, customized advising and professional development assistance.

Our Graduates Get Jobs

Positions of Recent Graduates

  • China Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chinese Diplomatic Translator/Interpreter, Beijing, China
  • Colorado Consumer Health Initiative, Director of Strategic Development, Denver, CO
  • Facebook, Global Risk Analyst, Menlo Park, CA
  • Oregon State University, ESL Instructor, Corvallis, OR
  • U.S. State Department, Foreign Service Officer, Malaysia
  • World Bank, Managing Consultant, London, UK

Career Success Stories

Interpret for Michelle Obama

Interpreting for Michelle Obama

Laura Burian had the opportunity to be the official interpreter for the First Lady on her recent trip to China.


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Managing Localization Projects at Apple

Emily Frye is managing projects covering 14 languages at Apple, and credits her training at MIIS for her success.


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Tricia Bean

Love of Teaching 

Tricia Bean shares her love of language and interest in other cultures with her students at Carmel High School.


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Dream Jobs Come with Familiar Faces

Around the world, groups of MIIS alumni are working together to make an impact.


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