Scott is a Career and Academic Advisor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (aka MIIS), he is also a Middlebury Institute alum (MPA, 2007). After spending nearly 8 years as an International Development/Humanitarian Relief professional, he came back to his alma mater to serve in his current role. He was previously a Technical Adviser for Emergency Human Resources with the Humanitarian Response Department at Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Before that, he was a Senior Program Officer for East Africa at Relief International where he managed their Sudan and South Sudan portfolio. He also spent five years at International Relief and Development (IRD, now Blumont) in a variety of roles. He started as a recruiter then as a program officer for the Iraq, Food Security, and Disaster Response teams, and worked with programs in several countries, including: Niger, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Gambia, Mauritania, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Prior to receiving his MPA, he was a Peace Corps recruiter for almost 4 years after he and his wife served as Peace Corps Volunteers in Niger from 1997-2001. Due to Scott’s wide range of roles, he knows the international development industry and is familiar with many different kinds of jobs and functions. Having been a recruiter for two INGO’s (IRD and CRS) in addition to the Peace Corps, he has reviewed thousands of CV’s and interviewed hundreds of people all over the world.