My name is Loren Hall, I’m a graduate of the International Trade and Economic Diplomacy degree. Currently employed as a trade and logistics officer with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation. The job that I’m in now is absolutely what I wanted when I went to graduate school.
Learn how to create a résumé that gets seen by recruiters and increase your chances of getting an interview. MIIS alum Celina Souffrant has worked at Google and Facebook and is now a career coach. She shares tips that have helped hundreds of her clients land their dream roles at major tech companies and global nonprofits.
No matter the field or discipline, remote work (and remote learning) are becoming increasingly crucial and may be the key to your success. Dr. Anne Campbell, Dr. David Wick, Thi Nguyen (International Education Management student), and members of Middlebury’s organizational development team, Melissa Sorenson and Sheila Cameron, explore how to succeed in intercultural virtual teams.
The global pandemic has led to greater gender wage disparity, but Middlebury Institute alumna Zara Nanu MPA ’06, founder and CEO of GapSquare, says with the right response the long-term impact could be positive.
Best advice for a MIIS student today? Don’t be passive. Work with professors to design your own immersive learning projects, apply for funding, and get published. If you’re up for it, it’s a great way to do some hands-on learning that is a little more real world than perhaps a structured program.
Want to work in international development? Scott Webb, career and academic advisor for our MA in International Policy and Development, MPA, and MA in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy, discusses how to launch your career.
While there’s nothing like making a first impression in person, with the right preparation you can turn a virtual career fair into real-life job opportunities. Here are six ways to maximize the increasingly popular virtual career fairs.
Our annual fall Community Career Fair—held virtually this year for the first time—was a success. Nearly two dozen employers participated and the virtual format allowed for more individual contact between employers and potential recruits.
In this video, Katherine Punteney, chair of the MA in International Education Management, talks through the six types of graduate degrees in international education: the focus of the curriculum, the approach to teaching and learning, and the most common career trajectories.
Middlebury Institute alumna Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of the healthcare and logistics company LifeBank in Nigeria has won awards and been recognized for her life-saving innovations. Her approach is to combine a passion for solving problems with a sound business model.