I can’t think of an experience at the Institute that didn’t help me. The specialized knowledge and hands-on experience that students gain are invaluable, and I believe that this degree of attention is rare in the localization field. Your MIIS degree is really worth something. Trust it!
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.
Translation and interpretation student Jessie Liu shares her work as a certified court interpreter and translator in California, and how she is enhancing her skills as a student at the Middlebury Institute.
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.