Upcoming Events

INFORMATION SESSION on INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for BUSINESS STUDENTS

September 5, 2017 | RBC 091 4:10 -5:30PM

Hosted by the CBE Global Initiatives Office, the CBE Global Information Session will give students an overview of the process to integrate an international experience into their Lehigh education. Students will learn about the different types of international programs available to business students, how to plan their experiences, and what financing and scholarships are available.  Information will be provided from the CBE’s advising team, the Center for Career & Professional Development, Lehigh’s Study Abroad Office; Iacocca Institute & Lehigh-UN Partnership; Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise and Tauck Scholars Program.
Following the brief presentations, the International Business Club will host a panel Q&A session with business students that have recently participated in different international programs.

  • International Opportunities & Programs
  • International Internships
  • Planning (when to go; credits; core requirements)
  • Scholarships, travel grants (Tauck; Iacocca; Martindale)
  • UN-Lehigh Partnership and Global Union
  • Benefits of a global experience-why employers like study abroad
  • Student Panel and Q&A Session

Draft Itinerary (available soon)

Refreshments will be served.

GO ABROAD FAIR

September 7, 2017 | Memorial Walkway (Rain location Lamberton Hall) 11AM-2PM
Visit the College of Business and Economics Global Initiatives Stand at the upcoming Study Abroad Fair.
 

TAUCK SCHOLARS PROGRAM | INFORMATION SESSION & LUNCHEON

September 22, 2017 | RBC 291-3 | 12 noon - 1:15PM
- by invitation only to eligible students

Nominated Tauck Scholars will be invited to attend a special lunch and information session.
 


Past Events

International Networking

Co-hosted by International Business Club & Global Union

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Place: Global Union Lounge (Coxe Hall)
Date: April 13 (Thursday) @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Come learn how to network with professionals with international experience, including

  • William Kane (Johnson & Johnson)

  • Charlie Wing (Aesculap - B|Braun)

  • Mary Frances (Iacocca Global Village)

Food: opportunity to taste a selection of international foods during this event


An insider's perspective on the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Thursday, April 6, 2017
4:10-5:30PM | Room: 370D Center for Innovational in Teaching & Learning (CITL)

Special presentation and Q&A video conference session with Peter Kunzel, Assistant Director of Communications. Learn about:
  • Background on IMF
  • Current global monetary challenges
  • what they see in terms of trends / issues in the future
  • why the IMF is important for the future

Limited seating. RESERVE > a seat. Seats will be offered on a first come-first serve.

Interested? Please contact Sarah Wing srw208@lehigh.edu


Semester Abroad Workshops

The Global Inititaives Office will be hosting two workshops to focus on business students interested in studying for a semester (fall or spring) abroad.
The same information will be presented at both sessions on:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | RBC 091 @ 4:10-5:30PM
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | RBC 291-3 @ 12 noon-1:15PM

Thinking of studying a semester abroad?
This workshop will guide you through the process of planning a semester abroad during your time at Lehigh.

  • learn about the different semester abroad programs and options that are available.
  • how to plan for your semester abroad.
  • financing and budgeting for your time abroad.
  • course selection and transfer of credits.
  • Q&A session - feel free to ask any questions

Meet with the CBE Study Abroad Adviser, Jodeen Gemmel; CBE Undergraduate Academic Team Members and business students that have recently studied a semester abroad.

More information on these workshops to follow.


Taste Around the World

Monday, November 7 | Williams Common Lounge @ 4:00-5:15PM

As part of Global Union's International Week, the International Business Club will host "Taste Around the World" where students can get a taste of what it's like to study abroad as well as actually taste some local desserts.
Students representing their study abroad country will be available to talk to and ask questions, while sampling a dessert.
Learn about a study abroad experience in Shanghia, China over a glass of "bubble tea"  or enjoy finding out about opportunities to study in Italy while tasting a delicious cannoli!
Enjoy conversation; sample local deserts and see pictures from the students that have recently studied abroad.


BUSINESS CAREERS in INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES

Tuesday, October 25 | RBC 151 @ 4:00-5:00PM

"Thinking of working for an International Company?"
Hear about career paths from Lehigh Alum (MBA) now working for international companies: Air Products, Campbell Soup Company, and Johnson & Johnson!

Focus in marketing; business development; finance; IT & other business areas

Panel Presentations; Q&A Session and Networking Opportunity

Panelists:

  • Will Hanlon (G’16): Marketing and Business Development Associate at Air Products
  • Vinay Patel (G’15): Finance Manager at Campbell Soup Company
  • Will Kane (current PT MBA student): Regional Service Owner, Internet of Things at Johnson & Johnson

Event hosted by the International Business Club.
This is a 5x10 Event for Professional Growth & Success


INFORMATION SESSION on INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for BUSINESS STUDENTS

September 6, 2016 | RBC 085 4:10 -5:30PM

Hosted by the CBE Global Initiatives Office, the CBE Global Information Session will give students an overview of the process to integrate an international experience into their Lehigh education. Students will learn about the different types of international programs available to business students, how to plan their experiences, and what financing and scholarships are available.  Information will be provided by representatives from the CBE’s advising team, the Center for Career & Professional Development, Lehigh’s Study Abroad Office; Iacocca Institute & Lehigh-UN Partnership; Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise and Tauck Scholars Program.
Following the brief presentations, the International Business Club will host a panel Q&A session with business students that have recently participated in different international programs.

  • International Opportunities & Programs
  • International Internships
  • Planning (when to go; credits; core requirements)
  • Scholarships, travel grants (Tauck; Iacocca; Martindale)
  • UN-Lehigh Partnership and Global Union
  • Benefits of a global experience-why employers like study abroad
  • Student Panel and Q&A Session

Draft Itinerary

Refreshments will be served.


C-Suite Conversations

(International Business Club co-hosts with CBE Professional Develpment Program)
Wednesday, May 4 | RBC 91 4:15-5:15PM
Lehigh Alumi John Gardner '95 and Mark Roberts '85 will share industry insight and career advice with students.


Developing a Skill Set for International Internship Opportunities & Careers

November 16, 2015 | RBC 141 4:10-5:00PM
Lehigh Alum '86 Fred Hinkley is Partner & Senior Advisor at a NY based consulting firm, Netplus Capital, LLC. Fred has over 25 years of experience providing financial and non-financial advise to families and organizations. With a vast global network, he is passionate about international business and encourages students to think from an international perspective.


Business Environment in Latin America

October 22, 2015 | RBC 141 4:10-5:00PM
"Overview of the historical, cultural, political and economic environment faced when doing business south of Rio Grande."
Special Presentation by John N Hudson, Center Director IES Abroad, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Lebanese Global Cuisine Night

October 22, 2015 | 5-8PM Lower Cort
Lehigh students, Ahmad and Christalle, invite you to experience a touch of Lebanese culture with live performances and wonderful food! Event supported by International Business Club and Global Union. Link to flier (PDF).


International Business Club Mentorship Ice Cream Social

Thursday, October 15, 2015 | RBC 291 4:10-5:00PM
Thinking about studying abroad? Students joined the Lehigh International Business Club Ice Cream Social and heard from business students that have gone abroad!


Let's Go Global! | Information Session on International Opportunities for Business Students

September 8, 2015 | RBC 085 4:10-5:30PM
This information session will gave students the opportunity to get an overview of all the international programs available to business students; planning; financing & scholarships and the process involved in integrating an international experience into your time at Lehigh.


Case Competition

March 25, 2015
The International Business Club and the Marketing Club co-sponsored a case competition with Real Time Cases! Real Time Cases is a startup education company that was founded by four Lehigh students. The company’s concept is to bridge the gap between the professional work environment and higher education through experiential learning. Their content is based off of real companies, in real time, to make education as fun, relevant, practical, and up-to-date as possible.


Special Presentation: "International Business - Beyond Academics"

March 31, 2015 | RBC 085 4;10-5:15PM
Did you know? Foreign markets overall represent 80% of the worlds purchasing power; 92% of the worlds economic growth; and 95% of the world's consumers. US Exports of goods and services were $2.3T in 2013 and International Trade supports 38 million jobs in America (1 in 5). This was a special presentation by Cora Landis, Program Director - International Trade Development Program, Lehigh University's Small Business Development Center. This event was hosted by the International Business Club. Attendees Learned About: Globalization beyond academics; Real world education; and Jumpstarting your professional development. Link to flier (PDF).


"Globalization Going Backwards"

February 17, 2015 | RBC 091 4:10-5:15PM
Richard Brandt, Director of the Iacocca Institute talked about the current status of Globalization today and how things are changing in a dramatic way. It was followed by an info. session on the Global Village Program & summer opportunities for students. This special presentation focused on the fact that things are changing in a dramatic way, including America's position in the world, the changing and declining position of the BRIC countries and the emerging of new leading countries. This event is hosted by the International Business Club and Management Club.


International Business Club (IBC) Mentorship Program Kick-Off Social

November 17, 2014 | RBC 291 4:10-5:00PM
Do you have questions about your future abroad experience? Students joined the IBC for the mentorship program social and met students who want to help with your study abroad planning. Food and refreshments served.


Global Economic Development and Sustainability

October 16, 2014 | RBC 085 4:10-5:30PM
"The Future of Work: Sustainable Enterprises and Decent Work for Inclusive Development" - Special presentation by Kevin Cassidy, International Labour Organization of the United Nations. Event hosted by International Business Club & LU/UN Partnership and supported by CBE’s Global Initiatives Office and RCBC. Funding provided by The Visiting Lecturers Committee. Link to flier (PDF).


International Joint Ventures & International Internship Opportunities

September 30, 2014 | RBC 091 4:10-5:15PM
Richard M. Brandt, Director, Iacocca Institute spoke and the event was co-hosted with the Management Club & International Business Club.