The first-ever, and very well-attended, Monterey Institute East Africa Forum was highlighted by stories of personal transformation told by students who have been on immersive learning experiences in the region.
After working for years in international business, when Michael Blakely felt it was time to take his career to the next stage, he found the perfect program for his goals at MIIS and was recruited into his dream job in international trade before graduation.
Dr. Lassina Zerbo, head of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, visited the Monterey Institute recently and inspired students in the simulation course on the 2015 NPT Review Conference.
Describing their City Year Corps experience as an opportunity to focus their career goals, Monterey Institute students Eric Chavez and Danyelle Mitchell say they found the “perfect match” in the graduate programs offered at MIIS.
Reflecting the changing demands on graduates in their chosen fields, the Monterey Institute has made several changes and enhancements to programs offered in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.
Monterey Institute students traveled to over 30 countries this summer for internships and other professional development opportunities where they were able to build on their course work and apply their learning.