Study abroad is a key component in keeping up with today’s ever-globalizing business world. Regardless of where you decide to study abroad, you will learn firsthand the ways in which cultural norms influence the practice of business in that country.
Through your study or intern abroad experience, you will learn to think globally and come to understand how the world is interconnected through business. Adding an international component to your business degree will make you even more competitive in today’s multicultural, global business environment.
Business is a competitive, global field, and having this international experience under your belt will allow you to navigate the tough job market with confidence. Whether you wish to study abroad or intern abroad, you will have an amazing opportunity to network and build relationships which will be so crucial in your job search after graduation.
Are top business companies interested in internationally minded job seekers? Hear it from them:
Ernst & Young states that by choosing a career with them, you will have “access to global opportunities”.
If you work for KPMG, “you may also get to spend some time abroad, working on global clients, experiencing different cultures and business styles.”
“With thousands of managed properties in locations around the world, many of Marriott’s employees have worked in multiple countries.”
"My accounting internship in Australia was an experience I will never forget. I encourage any student to go abroad and adapt to a new culture and learn the business world. I am now a Marketing and Management Information Systems major. Those departments, in the business where I worked, helped me establish my career path. Thank you CIS!!"