Many of our graduates launch successful careers in the nation’s capital. This year our DC Career Week went virtual and continued to be a catalyst for our students as they made meaningful connections with employers and gained invaluable advice from professionals working in fields like international development, global security, trade, and localization.
The Middlebury Institute has established a new scholarship for alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) as part of our commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
As the number of migrant children in the U.S. surges, the Biden Administration is asking for federal workers to help care for and place unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the southern border. “Today we have a crisis in which the treatment they are receiving is not the treatment they deserve,” said Professor William Arrocha of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.
In a new article in Globalizations, Middlebury Institute Professor William Arrocha argues that the expansion of ‘geographies of sanctuary’ through state laws fosters more inclusive immigration federalism, directly challenging the enforcement of today’s immigration laws considered by many as unfair and inhumane.
Learn how to create a résumé that gets seen by recruiters and increase your chances of getting an interview. MIIS alum Celina Souffrant has worked at Google and Facebook and is now a career coach. She shares tips that have helped hundreds of her clients land their dream roles at major tech companies and global nonprofits.
No matter the field or discipline, remote work (and remote learning) are becoming increasingly crucial and may be the key to your success. Dr. Anne Campbell, Dr. David Wick, Thi Nguyen (International Education Management student), and members of Middlebury’s organizational development team, Melissa Sorenson and Sheila Cameron, explore how to succeed in intercultural virtual teams.
Temie Giwa-Tubosun MPA ‘10 is the founder and CEO of LifeBank and she is being recognized for her groundbreaking work using technology and innovation to address blood-shortages in Nigeria, and for LifeBank’s respond to the pandemic.
The global pandemic has led to greater gender wage disparity, but Middlebury Institute alumna Zara Nanu MPA ’06, founder and CEO of GapSquare, says with the right response the long-term impact could be positive.
Best advice for a MIIS student today? Don’t be passive. Work with professors to design your own immersive learning projects, apply for funding, and get published. If you’re up for it, it’s a great way to do some hands-on learning that is a little more real world than perhaps a structured program.
The Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies (GIRS) funded four Middlebury Institute students to attend the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) annual convention on November 5-8 and November 14-15, 2020.