A story we posted last year about alumni from the same era working at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey spurred a flurry of e-mails from groups of Monterey Institute alumni working closely together around the world!
Twenty-five Monterey Institute students are taking part in a year-long development practicum experience that includes a fall semester course on policy analysis and project design, a research trip to Peru in January, and a spring semester course focused on data analysis and crafting a final report.
Monterey Institute alumnus Michael Murphy is leading efforts to build Massachusetts’ water technology cluster, bringing together nearly 300 organizations, companies and institutions to create a world-class hub of water innovation.
Hired after graduation by Stanford Hospital and Clinics, where she interned as a student, Monterey Institute alumna Johanna Parker combines medical interpreting with freelance work for the U.S. State Department and others.
Monterey Institute alumni know they might connect with one another just about anywhere in the world, but it was still unusual for four alumni from the same era to find themselves working together to strengthen U.S.-Turkey relations.
Alumni Anne-Claire Benoit (MPA ’12), Kathleen Gordon (MPA ’12), and Bill Reinecke (MBA ’10) were chosen for one-year assignments in Africa from hundreds of qualified applicants for the very selective Catholic Relief Services Fellowships.