The Digital Learning Commons (DLC) is just one place where students can develop new skills. The staff and graduate assistants provide the MIIS community with expertise in media and technology. Make an appointment to consult on such areas as multimedia production, web communication, and curricular and instructional technologies. Public computers are available to run both MAC ad PC operating systems. And, they are all connected to the Internet and loaded with applications including, but not limited to:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Garage Band
- Microsoft Office Suite
The Center for Advising & Career Services (CACS) is the hub for all advising, career education and professional development activities related to employment readiness and success. CACS provides students and alumni with customized services empowering them to maximize their Middlebury Institute experience and fulfill their academic and professional goals. Everything done in CACS serves to support overall employability–meaning, the combination of your professional knowledge, skills, and abilities, positive attitude and interpersonal relations, and a comprehensive career management strategy that will allow you to navigate your career throughout your lifetime. And, after graduation CACS continues to be a resource for you as an alumnus whether you are recruiting MIIS students and graduates or seeking a new position yourself.
Lynda, an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills, is offered for free to the MIIS community. Just log-in with your MIIS credentials.
Coursera is an educational technology company that offers massive open online courses. These range from physics and engineering to humanities and social science. Top specializations include data science, Python, Excel and MySQL. Participating colleges offer certificates that students can use to demonstrate completion of a series of classes. These courses are accessible for free.