Category: January Term Opportunities

Information regarding J-Term Courses

Team El Salvador Leadership Applications – Still time to apply! -

- Application deadline EXTENDED to April 29 -  Team El Salvador Practicum 2014-2015 Call for Leadership Applications Team El Salvador (TES) is seeking three student leaders to lead the Team El Salvador 9 Practicum during its 2014-2015 program year. Do you want to ...

MIIS Immersive Learning Opportunities

Winter 2014 Opportunities: Chile Practicum: Transitional Injustice, Human Rights, and Chile’s Vulnerable Populations Professors: Dr. Jan Black with Global Majority and guest Dr. Fusun Akarsu When: 4-unit January course (IPSG 8672) and trip to Chile January 5-22 Register: Register in Bannerweb and email sbernstory@miis.edu ...

Technology for Conflict Management and Peacebuilding Online Certificate Course

In this four-week certificate course, participants will explore how mapping, social media, and mobile telephones can effectively support the work of conflict prevention and management.  The course will feature case studies from Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Syria, and ...

Cuba: Changing Course for Changing Times

An introduction to the 2014 spring break opportunity in Cuba by Professor Jan Knippers Black Cuba has always found itself, or placed itself, in the most unusual circumstances. It was among the last of the Western Hemisphere countries to win independence ...

Applications to January DPMI Trainings in Rwanda and Monterey Due October 31

Development Project Management Institute What: Professional certificate training in international development project planning, facilitation, and partnership Where: Monterey, California or Kigali, Rwanda! When: Monterey (January 6-24, 2014) or Rwanda (January 14-23) Who: Aspiring international development and social change practitioners interested in developing a practical skill-set ...

Still undecided for J-term? Applications for the J-term trip to Colombia are being accepted for a second round!

Work with a local non-profit, Misiion Gaia to help strengthen sustainable tourism in the beautiful region of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia. Why should you join the team? Gain field experience (!) in a richly bio-diverse environment that ...

MIIS Program Offers US-Focused Social Enterprise Management and Impact Investing Certificate Training

The Frontier Market Scouts program includes a new training program at the James Lee Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center in Salt Lake City January 11-24, 2014. Training covers tools for social enterprise management and impact investing with a focus on US ...

DPMI Rwanda and DPMI Plus Winter/Spring Applications Due October 31

Are you interested in a career in international social change and development? Would you like to gain a new professional skill-set this January? Consider applying for the Development Project Management Institute (DPMI) professional certificate training January 6-24, 2014 in Monterey ...

Internship Possibilities with KIVA for January 2014!

Kiva is currently hiring 30 intern positions for its 11th Internship Class. The Kiva Internship Program and Kiva Staff are dedicated to providing a rich educational experience and robust career development foundation for those interested in working on high-level Kiva initiatives. ...

IPSS January Pre-Departure Workshops Announced

The International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) program at MIIS recently announced it's January 3-20, 2014 workshop schedule. A summary of workshop offerings is as follows: “High-Value Organizational Consulting" (IPSS 8530A) Jan. 3, 4, 5; 12-5pm “Designing and Evaluating Interventions" (IPSS 8531) Jan. ...

Winter/Spring Programs with Foundation of Sustainable Development (FSD)

The Foundation for Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for the Winter/Spring Programs in Africa, Latin America and Asia sites. FSD training programs are highly immersive, bringing students, professionals, and retirees on-site to support critical grassroots initiatives. Rather than work ...

Alternative J-Term Opportunities with ThinkImpact Institute

ThinkImpact is introducing new programs for Winter Break for students of all disciplines to explore education, food, health and social innovation in either Africa or Latin America. ThinkImpact offers a great Immersive Learning experience and provides sources for financial support. ...

New J-Term opportunity

Join the Mision Gaia J-Term program for a lunch and an information session on Tuesday, September 24th, 12:30-1:30 in McGowan 100. The new J-Term opportunity is open to all MIIS students, regardless of their degree program. The experience will ...

Join Frontier Market Scouts for a Social Event after SOCAP September 4

In the spirit of SOCAP (Social Capital Markets), we invite you to continue (or join!) the conversation on social enterprise and impact investment with your friends at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and the Frontier Market Scouts Program. When: Wednesday, ...

Now Offering Team Peru J-Term for Credit

The Team Peru practicum is now available as a course option for 4 elective credits for GSIPM students. Working in an immersive education framework alongside the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development (AASD), an NGO founded by MIIS alumni, students will ...

Frontier Market Scouts Application Deadline is Tomorrow, November 1st! Apply Soon!

Jointly developed and managed by the Monterey Institute, Sanghata Global, and Village Capital, the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program turns compassionate and capable young professionals into talent scouts and investment managers serving local entrepreneurs and social-minded investors in low-income and capital-weak regions of ...

DPMI January 2013 Application Deadline: October 31, 2012!

DPMI is a three-week intensive professional training program that prepares you for a development career. Winter 2013 Sessions Application Deadline: October 31, 2012. To apply go here! DPMI Consists of Three Intensive Modules: Module 1: Designing and Managing Development Projects Module 2: Social Entrepreneurship and Strategic ...

DPMI Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 31!

Applications are now being accepted for the January 2013 DPMI training! DPMI is a three-week intensive professional training program that prepares you for a development career. Winter 2013 Sessions Application Deadline: October 31, 2013. To apply go here! DPMI Consists of Three Intensive Modules: Module ...

Application Deadline for Frontier Market Scouts is November 1st! Apply Today!

Jointly developed and managed by the Monterey Institute, Sanghata Global, and Village Capital, the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program turns compassionate and capable young professionals into talent scouts and investment managers serving local entrepreneurs and social-minded investors in low-income and capital-weak regions of ...

Applications now Accepted for the January 2013 DPMI training program!

Applications are now being accepted for the January 2013 DPMI training! DPMI is a three-week intensive professional training program that prepares you for a development career. Winter 2013 Sessions Application Deadline: October 31, 2013. To apply go here! DPMI Consists of Three Intensive Modules: Module ...