The MATESOL program at MIIS includes a practicum portion, which combines reflective practice and professional development in preparing students for a career in language education. Mary Njuguna is completing her practicum with two organizations, the International School of Monterey and the English for Academic and Professional Purposes program at the Institute.
The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies (MIIS) includes a Practicum portion, which combines reflective practice and professional development in preparing students for a career in language education. We caught up with David Gumbiner MATESOL ‘21 who is currently completing his practicum with two organizations: the International School of Monterey (ISM) and ChatEng.
As part of a segment on the development of storm-proof renewable energy resources in the Caribbean, Justin Locke (MPA, ‘08) spoke with Bill Whitaker of 60 Minutes about the Islands Energy Program of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI).
As part of the International Professional Service Semester, Bailey Warren MAIEP ‘20 is interning with Wildcoast, a nonprofit environmental organization based in San Diego, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a Switzerland-based conservation and sustainability-focused organization.
Middlebury Institute students share experiences completing immersive professional programs via remote learning. These positions connected students with professionals as near as Monterey and, domestically, as far as New York, NY. Internationally, students worked with clients in Switzerland and Malawi.
In the fall semester of 2020, 34 Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey students will participate in semester-long immersive learning programs, working virtually with organizations around the country and the globe.
MIIS Students in the International Education Management program (IEM) spend their final semester working with organizations in the international education field. We spoke with Aleena Yunuba Hammack ‘20 who is participating in a practicum with Camp Fire, a nonprofit organization with a 110-year history of inclusive youth development.