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The IBS blog is dedicated to sharing experiences and information on travel, business education, culture, study abroad, and more! Through the IBS Study Abroad Blog, you can find information on how to highlight your study abroad experience on your resume, top packing tips, and other information relating to planning a trip abroad or after returning home. The IBS Digital Ambassadors Blog shares experiences and advice written by our IBS Alumni. We encourage you to engage with our alumni as they are happy to share their experiences with you!

Walking in a Crystal Wonderland

While on our short-term study abroad trip we stopped in Innsbruck Austria to take in the sights and visit some big companies. One of these companies we visited was Swarovski crystals. This visit was very exciting because the products they create are appealing to the eye. After talking about the Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

6 Reasons To Study Abroad in Thailand

Thailand is a land of friendly people and a vibrant culture, which make it the ideal travel destination. More than that, it’s a place for students to learn about culture and business. Studying abroad in Thailand has many benefits including the six below. Student-friendly Cost of Living Most students consider Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog, Winter SE Asia

Business Culture and Etiquette in Austria

With the increased emergence of the global economy, international cooperation is becoming a bigger part of the corporate world. Like professionals in any other nation, executives in Austrian companies have their own way of doing things, and you need to understand that if you hope to build rapport. Here’s a Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

A Perfect Balance of Fun and Learning

My seminar in Europe this summer was definitely worth every penny I paid for it. This was the first time I had ever been out of the country whatsoever, much fewer places like London, Paris, and Venice, which it would have been only possible for me to visit in dreams Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Why IBS Tours is a Great Short-Term Study Abroad Program

Going abroad can be one of the scariest adventures you will ever take. Being in a foreign place that doesn’t speak your native tongue and doesn’t follow similar cultural norms can cause discomfort on a multitude of levels. While being abroad is scary, it’s also one of the most exciting Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

How My Experiences Aboard Helped Me Get A Job With EY

My experiences with International Business Seminars (IBS) have not only improved my personal growth but have also helped me grow professionally. My trips abroad have taught me skills and helped me gain insight into industries and processes that future employers view as valuable. I have just gone through the job Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe, Winter SE Asia

Best Sites to Visit While Studying Abroad in Europe

During our three weeks studying abroad in Europe, we saw a lot of fascinating businesses, but we also got to see other iconic sites. In the United States, I have seen interesting sites such as the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Canyon, the White House, and Niagara Falls. I saw Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe

Necessity Versus Luxury: Bilingualism in Europe Vs the US

There is the perception that the United States is a monolinguistic nation, that Americans have neither the desire nor the opportunity to learn or speak a language other than English. Studies attempting to quantify bilingualism in Europe vs the US seem to bear out this perception, with one such study Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

What IBS Taught me about the Beauty of French Culture

Prior to studying abroad with International Business Seminars, many people asked me “What country are you looking forward to the most?” My answer was always, without hesitation, Italy. My grandfather’s last name is Monfeli, and my family has roots in Rome, Naples, Sicily, and many other parts of Italy. So, Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs, Summer Europe, Winter MBA, Winter One, Winter Two

What Are the Requirements for Studying Abroad?

It is a big decision to choose to participate in an academic study abroad program, but the process of applying involves more than just deciding to go. You are committing to living in another country for what is likely to be a few weeks or longer. You may be traveling Read More

Category IBS Study Abroad Blog

How to Avoid Being an “Ugly American Tourist”

Before I had even finished the application for my IBS seminar, I knew one thing for certain: I was going to blend in while abroad. I was going to Europe, and so I wanted to be able to look, dress, and act as a European. I read blogs. I did Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs

The Importance of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad has always been something that I admired, and knew growing up that I wanted to participate in. However, until coming to Montana State University, I never really knew how this venture would benefit me. Little did I know, it has affected my perception of almost every situation I Read More

Category IBS Student Blogs
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