Reflecting back to her first days as a student at the Monterey Institute, alumna Miriam Fugfugosh says the warm and welcoming atmosphere extended “from orientation to graduation.” She remains part of this welcoming community as an active member of the robust international MIIS alumni network.
“Make the most of every opportunity,” is the advice recent Monterey Institute alumna Nathalie Marin-Gest gives current students. She used her connections from a summer internship at Fair Trade USA to land a full-time position in her chosen field by the time she graduated.
Over two hundred Monterey Institute alumni from near and far gathered in Monterey for an action-packed reunion weekend that one alumna called "Probably the best weekend of my life -- it was like we were all students again!"
Hailed by the American Literary Translator’s Association as “today’s foremost translator of classic Samurai texts,” Monterey Institute alumnus William Scott Wilson is perhaps best known for his translation of Hagakure that he started working on while still a student.
A recent campus panel sponsored by the Monterey Institute’s Summer Intensive Language Program offered students an in-depth briefing on career opportunities in the language field and beyond for those with advanced language expertise.
Inspired by the “effective leadership” of Monterey Institute alumnus Ryan Gonzalez, her supervisor at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna, Amy Slay decided to follow in his footsteps at MIIS.