International Business Seminars

Summer Europe

Blog posts from an IBS Digital Ambassador experiencing Munich, Innsbruck, Padova, Venice, Verona, Geneva, Paris, Reims & London on Summer Europe!

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

From America to Europe Leaving the United States for the first time is both very exciting and very scary. You’ll be excited to jump on the plane and soak in everything Europe has to offer, but you won’t be able to hep thinking about the “what ifs.” Until the moment Read More

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Free Time in Europe

One of the first questions I get asked by students about studying abroad with International Business Seminars is if there is any free time. Of course, there is! On my Summer Europe Seminar, most of the company meetings and scheduled activities happened in the morning. This allowed us to have Read More

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A Regular Day in the Life of an IBS Program

When I initially signed up to attend the Summer Europe Seminar, I had no idea what to expect. I knew we would visit companies but I thought there would be quizzes and tests along the way. This program is anything but traditional! We weren’t ever in a classroom setting and Read More

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Why I Decided to Study Abroad with IBS

Why I Decided to Study Abroad Growing up in the US and Canada, I looked at myself as someone who was fairly culturally adept. In comparison to many of my friends, that was probably true. A few of them had only been to a few states, much less lived somewhere Read More

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What I Learned From The Hard Rock Cafe

The major aspect that was unique about my study abroad experience was all the company seminars I attended. I participated in the 2017 Summer Europe Program where we visited 6 countries in 23 days. In each country, we learned from a variety of international companies, which gave us an inside Read More

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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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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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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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