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The Institute offers a comprehensive array of in-person and virtual options for you to recruit our students and alumni.

“We recruit many of our best project and account managers from the Institute because they come with language as well as business skills specifically tailored to the needs of fast-paced, quality-driven technology firms in the Silicon Valley.”

- Stephan Lins, CEO, Medialocate

“The students that graduate from the Institute are some of the most qualified of all the folks coming straight out of school to work here in Washington.”

- Kerry M. Kartchner, Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, U.S. Department of State

Ways to Recruit Our Students

Promote Your Career Opportunities

Use our free online career management site, Zócalo:

  • Post your job and internship opportunities

  • Create customized résumé books

  • Manage your on-campus recruiting needs

Host Information Sessions

Promote your organization and opportunities to students:

  • Host an information session on campus, virtually, or at your offices

  • Present to student clubs

  • Share your expertise in our Career Management course

On-Campus Recruiting

Participate in our on-campus recruiting program:

  • Promote your career opportunities

  • Review application materials

  • Help set up and manage your interview schedule

  • Select candidates

  • Reserve your interview space

  • Schedule interviews

Recruiting Calendar

Keep these dates in mind as you plan your recruiting activities:

  • Fall Recruiting: September to December

  • Thanksgiving Recess (campus closed)

  • Spring Recruiting: February to May

  • Spring Break (campus closed): March 17–25, 2018

Career Events

Host a site visit with our students or recruit for full-time, contract, and internship positions at one of our upcoming career events:

  • Community Career Fair, Monterey: Early September 2018

  • Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management Career Fair, Monterey: March 9, 2018

  • D.C. Career Exploration Week, Washington, D.C.: March 19–23, 2018

  • San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Monterey Bay area by request during the academic year

Hire International Students

Leverage the language skills, market knowledge, and cross-cultural expertise of our students:

  • Hire interns utilizing Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Academic Training

  • Diversify your workforce by hiring recent graduates using Optional Practical Training (OPT)

  • Consult an international student advisor to demystify the process

Questions about posting internship opportunities?

Review our Internship Guidelines.

Learn More 

Please contact Director of Employer Relations Bryce Craft or call (831) 647-6516 to learn more about the many opportunities to connect with our students.