Available as major (B.S. degree)Are you a global thinker who enjoys learning about different people, languages and customs? Do you enjoy traveling? Then consider a career in international business.
World economic events continue to open up new international business opportunities. Become a leader in bringing different countries and cultures together to organize, source, manufacture, market and conduct business activities. Help provide easy access to products and services around the world.A degree in international business prepares you for a career with companies and organizations that operate within a global context. Jobs are available around the world — either with companies based in the U.S. that have international operations or with foreign companies.Consider the various ways you can use your degree in the wide spectrum of possibilities, including:
Also consider the risks and challenges you may face in this career path. Relating appropriately cross-culturally; navigating various governments and political structures; understanding differences in currencies and business practices; communicating clearly in native languages; dealing with climate differences are just a few of them.At Olivet, you can:
Putting knowledge to workEnactus (formerly known as SIFE) —Teach the business skills you learn in the classroom to those in the communities around you. Take the lead in developing and implementing projects focusing on market economics, financial literacy, success skills, entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability and ethics.Internships – Build your résumé, make connections and network with professionals while you learn skills that help you survive and thrive on the job.CareersIf you are you a person who is:
Possible employers include: nonprofit organizations, banks, import-export companiesPossible careers include: international banking, international sales, interpretation and translation services, international real estate, international trader, international shipping, international e-commerce
Pair your love for travel and other cultures with the business know-how you need to build a successful career.