Category: GSIPM

Graduate School of International Policy & Management

Immersive Learning Spotlight: Chelsea Lavalle, Boren Fellowship

Chelsea Lavalle is a 5th semester graduate student pursuing a dual degree in International Education Management (IEM) and Public Administration (MPA) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) in Monterey, CA. Chelsea was awarded the Boren Fellowship in the Spring of 2017 and participated in the National Security Education Program. Under the Boren Fellowship, […]

DPMI Plus Spotlight: Ekshana Chhetri

Ekshana Karki Chhetri is a fourth semester Masters of Public Administration student, currently completing her Design, Partnering, Management, and Innovation (DPMI) Plus practicum as a Youth Workforce and Entrepreneurship Intern at World Learning in Washington, D.C. Originally from Nepal, Ekshana received her Bachelor’s in Social Work and English from St. Xavier’s College in Kathmandu, Nepal. […]

IPSS Spotlight: Kimani DeShields-Williams

Kimani DeShields-Williams is a fourth-semester International Policy and Development student, completing her International Professional Service Semester with the International Organization for Migration in Bangkok, Thailand.  What were you doing before you came to the Middlebury Institute? Before MIIS, I was completing my undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware! My experiences on campus with study abroad, […]

DPMI Rwanda Spotlight: Tyler Henry

For this month’s DPMI spotlight, we spoke with January 2018 DPMI Rwanda participant Tyler Henry. Tyler is a returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in both the Ukraine and in Cameroon. Currently, he is completing his final semester in the MPA program specializing in monitoring and evaluation. He spoke to us about why he chose […]

MIIS voted as one of Best International Relation Schools in the World

Top Master’s Programs for Policy Career in International Relations Foreign Policy magazine, in collaboration with the Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) project at the College of William & Mary, is pleased to present the results of the 2018 Ivory Tower survey. The survey provides a snapshot of how top international relations scholars assess their discipline […]

Introduction to the 2018 Startup Challenge competition (Monterey)

Introduction to the 2018 Startup Challenge competition (Monterey) When: Wed. February 21, 2018 6pm-7:30pm Pacific Time Where: Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Morse building A101. 426 Van Buren Street, Monterey, CA (map) Learn more about the Startup Challenge new venture competition and how to apply at one of our introductory sessions held throughout the Monterey […]

International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) Info Session: March 1

Have you heard about our International Professional Service Semester or IPSS, but are unsure what it all entails? Come to Morse B105 from 12:50-1:50 on Thursday, March 1 to get a closer look! What it can do for you: IPSS will help you gain hands-on experience working in a public policy or social change organization by working […]

Summer Research Program with the Andean Alliance For Sustainable Development

The Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development (AASD) is looking for students to participate in an intensive summer research practicum. The AASD has carried out research for the past four years independently and in conjunction with major US and Peruvian institutions. As members of a research team, students will participate in a complete iteration of a […]

IEM Spotlight: Anna Galbraith, Andean Alliance

Anna Galbraith is a third-semester, IEM student currently completing her practicum with the Andean Alliance in the beautiful Sacred Valley of Peru. We spoke with her recently to see what she has been up to and how her experience at MIIS prepared her for this new opportunity.  Why did you choose the IEM program at […]

MIIS students ask tough questions to world leaders…and get answers.

In January 2018, students enrolled in DPMI had the opportunity to participate in a social media engagement campaign hosted by the World Economic Forum. The campaign encouraged students to ask a world leader at the Forum a question in response to the prompt “How can we create a #sharedfuture?” Current International and Policy Development student […]

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