Responding to a growing need for translation and localization professionals in the rapidly expanding Brazilian market, the Monterey Institute announced the launch of a new Portuguese language track for its Translation and Localization Management degree program.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.
An estimated 300 people gathered at the Monterey Institute this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, sharing stories, paying tribute to the lasting legacy of volunteers at home and abroad, and savoring food and music from the countries served by MIIS students.
The Monterey Institute recently launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching interested international students with enthusiastic local families, and opening up the world for all involved.
Thirty-two local businesses and student service providers participated in the second annual Student Information Fair, which drew a large crowd on a sunny afternoon at the Monterey Institute’s downtown campus.
Thirty-seven Fulbright scholars from 34 countries arrived at the Monterey Institute recently for an intensive three-week course designed to prepare them for graduate degree programs at various American universities.
The summer is intense at the Monterey Institute where students from around the world dedicate their days to acquiring or dramatically improving a new language. This year the Summer Intensive Language Program (SILP) is offered in six different languages.