The Food Marketing Fellows enjoy a visit to Pilsner Urquell during their international study trip to the Czech Republic.
Prepare for the Global Marketplace
Even if you want to work domestically after graduation, most businesses work across borders and continents by operating overseas offices, serving an international customer base, or working with technology developed in another country.
As a result, employers value job candidates who have international exposure and the skills to communicate across cultures. A significant international experience cannot only give you the valuable opportunity to engage in other cultures and gain new perspectives, it can also provide an edge when job searching.
From short-term, faculty-led study trips to a semester or year studying abroad, you can experience a wide variety of options to build on the Dyson School’s highly regarded undergraduate curriculum that takes an international approach to business and applied economics.
My company is engaged in extensive business partnerships in Asia and, as such, we look for graduates that not only have a strong understanding of the international business environment but who are also sensitive to cultural and political issues. The CALS Exchange Program would help tremendously by encouraging students to access opportunities where they can immerse themselves in a different culture.Daniel Goldman '87, President & CFO, GreatPoint Energy, Inc.
“The global economy is real. As a retired partner with the global accounting firm Ernst & Young, I experienced time and again the value of having international experiences, including study and work. The future will find the world's economies and cultures more linked than ever before.”Jerry Goldman AB '72, Partner (retired), Ernst & Young LLP