International Business Seminars

IBS Student Blogs

These blog posts have been written by our students. Enjoy learning about the Executive Experience Abroad through our students’ eyes!

Making Connections

Much of the draw for attending an IBS seminar stems from the idea of making connections with international business executives. I can tell you from personal experience that there are so many networking opportunities. During the Summer Europe program, we met with the CEO of a (successful) startup, were in Read More

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Study Abroad | Finding the right program

There are a lot of deciding factors that will help you determine what study abroad program is right for you. When I was looking for a study abroad program, I originally wanted to spend a semester in Italy. After some thinking, I realized I didn’t want to miss out on Read More

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Time Abroad

Going abroad is a thrilling time in your life and each day brings new experiences. Through an IBS Program your scenery will change every 1-4 days and you will travel to some of the most amazing cities on the planet. This all brings one question, “how do I maximize my time Read More

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Paragliding in Austria

We traveled to Innsbruck, Austria and met with the Innsbruck Tourism Board to learn about how they market Innsbruck and the surrounding Tyrolean area as a top destination to visit. As the meeting went on, we learned that extreme sports are popular activities in Innsbruck. We had an opportunity to Read More

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Leanna’s Winter Southeast Asia Experience

Winter Southeast Asia program through a student’s eyes: This video was put together by IBS Alum, Leanna Rutledge. Leanna attended two IBS programs, Summer China & Winter Southeast Asia. The Winter Southeast Asia program provides an opportunity for students to experience Bangkok, Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in Read More

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7 Surprising Things I Learned About Europe

While I was abroad, every single day provided an opportunity to experience and gain a deeper understanding of European culture. I am a firm believer in the idea that we learn most about ourselves through experiences. Although every day is a different day, each moment in life can provide an Read More

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Surviving While Studying Abroad

Before heading out of the country I heard a lot of “Do Not’s.” To me this is very negative. “Don’t talk to strangers. Don’t stay out late. Don’t go where you don’t know. Don’t forget anything. Don’t be an ‘annoying’ American. Don’t wear North Face Jackets. Don’t wear athletic clothes. Read More

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Homesick to Wanderlust

When I embarked on my first study abroad trip, I was extremely excited. It was my first time going abroad, a childhood dream, and I would be taking my first vacation without my family. I went with about ten other students, none of whom I knew before and two instructors. Read More

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Tips for Flying

Flying can be a scary thing for some people, especially if you’ll flying for over 10 hours. But even if you aren’t afraid of flying, it’s not easy to be comfortable on a 10-11 hour flight in economy seating. But I have a few tips that may help get you Read More

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