I hadn’t prepared myself for Morocco smelling like Africa, too—that sweet, earthy, dusty smell of sand, vegetation, and fires. As soon as I step off the plane, I take whole lungfuls of that sweet air, smiling as I saunter down the stairs of the gangway…
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Student Katharine Moon spent eight weeks in Morocco this summer as one of five Middlebury Institute students to receive a 2017 Critical Language Scholarship.
Professor Constantin Gurdgiev turned his involvement with a new housing non-profit in Ireland into an opportunity for Institute students to practice their skills with a real-world “client.”
Interested in attending or presenting at the world’s largest global health and social entrepreneurship conference? Well the 15th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale is happening on April 14-15, 2018! This event annually convenes 2,000 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. There is a highly reduced registration rate (40% […]
This summer, Middlebury Institute student Castelline Tilus surveyed people’s perceptions of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in southern Haiti. What she found surprised her.
Author: Monique Rao MIIS graduate, Monique Rao completed her DPMI Plus practicum for UNICEF Cambodia this past August. If you are interested in a Spring internship with UNICEF Cambodia, they want to hear from you! You can find the listing for their current Spring 2018 Evaluation Intern opportunity here. Phnom Penh, Cambodia, September 2017: In June this […]
We spoke with the always delightful Dave Malacki about his current IEM practicum experience in Portland, Oregon. Read on to see what he has to say about the pros and cons of staying local vs. working abroad, post-practicum plans, and tips on finding the best practicum fit for you! How did you find your practicum? […]
“The connections you make in the field are incredible” says Middlebury Institute student Charlotte Grant, who is fulfilling her degree program’s practicum requirement working with Save the Children in Laos.
Dmitry Buzadzhi has recently published a new article in Russian discussing the practicum in interpretation at MIIS. The article can be found in the (2017) Bridges, 3(55) journal. Cover Монтерей. Практикум-final
Charlotte Grant is an IEM/MPA student who is currently completing her IEM/DPMI Plus practicum working as an Adolescent Initiative Intern for Save the Children in Laos. We spoke with Charlotte about which classes from MIIS have helped her the most, the pros of taking an unpaid internship, and what life “on the ground” is like […]