“Time flies, so take advantage of your time in the program to build relationships with peers and faculty.” Sayre Weir MAIEM ’20 describes what it takes to land an assistant director role in international student life.
“The DC market deals with such a rich variety of topics that knowing how to prepare for technical meetings, be it on security or finance or human rights, is absolutely essential.” Miguel Garcia MACI ’14 describes what it takes to succeed as a professional interpreter.
A series of international experiences taught Middlebury Institute alumna Lacey Raak MAIEP ’08 that lasting change begins at the local level, where today she is leading efforts to implement environmentally sound policies and practices in her own community on California’s Central Coast.
“Your friends, faculty, and career advisor can help you amplify the range of your search, but only if you are vocal about the kinds of work you enjoy.” Yuki Ueda MAIEM ’17 describes how the Institute helped launch a career in experiential learning programs.
Middlebury Institute alumnus Kevin Hyunjae Sung MAIEM ’19 came to the United States in search of opportunities and is now helping to create them for fellow international students and MIIS alumni, managing international exchange programs at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Maureen Sweeney MPA ’94, deputy chief of the interpreting staff for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, developed a remote interpreting program to expand language services at the Games while giving MIIS students and recent graduates a chance to test their skills in a high-profile, real-world setting.
Study abroad expands understanding but it has been highly dependent on air travel. Are international education and climate sustainability in conflict or do they work together? Join Dr. Campbell and Thi Nguyen MAIEM ’20 for this discussion.