Why MIIS: Opportunities

At MIIS, you will find constant opportunities to apply what you’re learning, through internships, fellowships, and even in daily classwork that incorporates real situations and clients. In this way, you will benefit from our unique style of immersive learning.

Why MIIS? Opportunities

Employers are looking for experienced graduates. No matter what academic program you are in, when you study at MIIS you will learn through real-world situations, which will give you the experience you need to succeed.

Our students are consistently strong contenders for prestigious fellowships. They also participate in a wide variety of immersive learning programs that bring them abroad and into the field. No matter your curriculum, you will experience immersive learning at MIIS and see how you can “Be the Solution” even as you learn. 

Examples of Immersive Learning


Student Teams Compete in MIIS Water Innovation Challenge

Ten teams of MIIS students are innovating to secure the future of Monterey County's water supply.

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MBA Students Compete at World Economic Forum

Monterey Institute team takes 3rd place in international business plan competition.

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Peru-Focused Policy Class

Twenty-five Monterey Institute students are taking part in a year-long development practicum that included a research trip to Peru.

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Taking Class Work to the Field in Haiti

Two MIIS students and a recent graduate traveled to Haiti this January to implement a student-designed teacher-training curriculum.

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Senior Diplomats Participate in NPT Negotiation Simulation

A former president and two ambassadors participated in the CNS arms control negotiation course at the Monterey Institute.

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