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Royal Air Maroc

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…

Professor, Students Team Up to Assist Irish NGO

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.”

Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale

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% […]

IEM Practicum Spotlight: Dave Malacki

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? […]

Professional Development as Part of a Degree Program

“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– New Publication

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

IEM/DPMI Plus Practicum Spotlight: Charlotte Grant

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 […]

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