Graduates of the International Education Management (IEM) program pursue careers in education abroad, international student and scholar services, language programs, citizen diplomacy programs, and government agencies.
Alumni in the Field of International Education Management
Employment: International Programs Advisor, International Programs in Engineering at the University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Institute Advantage: The course work at the Institute, especially partner-based projects and independent study, prepared me for professional work in international education management. The Institute alumni network, professional conferences, informational interviews, and staying in touch with my Institute cohort all continue to help me.
Expertise: Student affairs, international communication, project management
Employment: School in France Program Officer, Middlebury Schools Abroad
Location: Paris, France
Institute Advantage: The International Education Management practicum offered through the Institute was crucial to my finding my current job. I had a very supportive team of colleagues, and when the position opened up, I was offered the job. The Institute alumni network is a great asset, and I would advise students to tap into it as much as possible. The Institute’s connection with the Middlebury Schools Abroad opened up my possibilities for a practicum, and then eventually led to my current job.
Expertise: Student affairs, program development, French
Employment: International Student and Scholar Advisor, Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Institute Advantage: The International Education Management classes I completed continue to help me professionally. I gleaned so much about best practices in the field of international education management, and these have served me well in my career.
Expertise: Intercultural communication, student affairs, program development
Employment: VIA Programs
Location: Pacific Grove, California
Institute Advantage: Faculty and advisors at the Institute who knew my interests helped me amplify the range of my job search. The Center for Advising and Career Services helped me consider whether this job was the best next step to advance my career in international education—ultimately, it was.
Expertise: Student success
Employment: Marketing and Technology Coordinator, University of Utah Learning Abroad Program
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Institute Advantage: My practicum work played a huge role in preparing me for my career; I created a strategic marketing plan and worked daily in the student enrollment system. The work I did in my practicum is work I do in my current position. The Marketing and Recruiting class was very helpful, as was the mentoring from the International Education Management faculty.
Expertise: Higher education administration, Spanish, intercultural communication
This information is compiled from surveys of the Classes of 2011–2016 and refers to the first job after graduation (unless otherwise stated).
China; Colombia; Denmark; Germany; Ghana; Italy; Japan; Liberia; South Korea; Spain; Thailand; United Kingdom; United States
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While the majority of IEM graduates go into education, our alumni also work in the following industries:
- Language Services
- Development (international, economic, community)
“The Institute has a stellar reputation in our field, and [the student’s] skills and value to our team confirm this reputation!”
Secured opportunity: 91%
Locations: Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Peru, United States
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Locations: Czech Republic, Chile, Denmark, Malaysia, Spain, Cameroon, France, Mexico, Peru, United States