Virtual International Consulting Projects this Winter: Deadline 10/5 (Tuesday)

Virtual International Business and Consulting Projects in the Asia Pacific Region

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. In today’s business environment, it is essential to be able to adapt to working virtually. This experience will teach you how to work with an international client remotely while collaborating with a team to create real world business solutions for a company.

Program highlights:

  • Hands on experience with a global company- see project examples
  • Explore environmental factors that impact business in the fast-growing, dynamic region of the Asia Pacific
  • Learn about the socio-economic, technological, political, and legal factors impacting international trade in this region
  • 3 s.h. counts toward required Marketing major class OR International and Global Issues Gen Ed
  • Fulfill Tippie RISE
  • Scholarships available

Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

What are some benefits of a virtual global experience?

  • Interactive courses lead by instructors around the world
  • Develop professional skills that have become increasingly important, including how to work remotely, collaborating in virtual teams, practicing intercultural communication strategies, and optimizing programs such as Zoom or Slack
  • Network with global businesses through guest speakers and projects
  • Available at a lower price point than an in-person study abroad experience
  • Programs are not contingent on travel restrictions
  • Virtual global experiences are eligible for many study abroad scholarships

Applications now open, extended to Oct. 5, early apps encouraged

Learn more and apply

 

What Tippie students are saying:

“Working with a start-up company based in Melbourne, Australia aimed at entering the U.S. Market by December of this year was an amazing experience.  Their product was an augmented reality mobile app.  Along with my team, I was able to establish relationships with our clients, identify their needs, perform primary and secondary research, and present our findings and recommendations.  It was a consolidated, intense 3 weeks of work and our clients expressed that our results exceeded their expectations.

This experience has taught me to be both patient and persistent when working with those from differing cultures and customs.  Style-flexing to clients doing business at a slightly slower pace and having more meaningful dialogue in our remote meetings to replace the relationship building that would have been done in person pre-COVID, helped to establish trust.  I most enjoyed designing a consumer survey to collect data on target consumer groups and interviewing experts for advice on market entry strategies.  Compiling a 30-page business deck to walk our client through our findings was rewarding.  Influencing a company’s trajectory made it one of the most relevant and applicable courses I’ve taken thus far.”

– Adam S.

 

“The course was the perfect combination of academics and hands-on marketing consultation work. The presentations were given by international business professionals from Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore to name a few. They discussed traditional business customs in their cultures, specific marketing strategies, and how the business world has been changing from their perspective. I had the opportunity to connect with a guest speakers from Australia that discussed conversion rate optimization. He has offered to mentor me and share international opportunities with me, which was never something I thought I would find over zoom.

I was also given the chance to work as a marketing consultant for an online memorial tribute service. The company is based out of Australia, but has customers from all over the globe. I focused on improving the user experience features and visual accessibility of the website. Throughout the project I was finally able to apply my marketing coursework to real life work. I can see how valuable my coursework is as I now have the firsthand knowledge to apply the concepts I’m learning at Tippie.”

– Brad H.

Virtual International Consulting Projects this Winter- app deadline approaching

Virtual International Business and Consulting Projects in the Asia Pacific Region

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. In today’s business environment, it is essential to be able to adapt to working virtually. This experience will teach you how to work with an international client remotely while collaborating with a team to create real world business solutions for a company.

Program highlights:

  • Hands on experience with a global company- see project examples
  • Explore environmental factors that impact business in the fast-growing, dynamic region of the Asia Pacific
  • Learn about the socio-economic, technological, political, and legal factors impacting international trade in this region
  • 3 s.h. counts toward required Marketing major class OR International and Global Issues Gen Ed
  • Fulfill Tippie RISE
  • Scholarships available

Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

What are some benefits of a virtual global experience?

  • Interactive courses lead by instructors around the world
  • Develop professional skills that have become increasingly important, including how to work remotely, collaborating in virtual teams, practicing intercultural communication strategies, and optimizing programs such as Zoom or Slack
  • Network with global businesses through guest speakers and projects
  • Available at a lower price point than an in-person study abroad experience
  • Programs are not contingent on travel restrictions
  • Virtual global experiences are eligible for many study abroad scholarships

Applications now open, extended to Oct. 5, early apps encouraged

Learn more and apply

 

What Tippie students are saying:

“Working with a start-up company based in Melbourne, Australia aimed at entering the U.S. Market by December of this year was an amazing experience.  Their product was an augmented reality mobile app.  Along with my team, I was able to establish relationships with our clients, identify their needs, perform primary and secondary research, and present our findings and recommendations.  It was a consolidated, intense 3 weeks of work and our clients expressed that our results exceeded their expectations.

This experience has taught me to be both patient and persistent when working with those from differing cultures and customs.  Style-flexing to clients doing business at a slightly slower pace and having more meaningful dialogue in our remote meetings to replace the relationship building that would have been done in person pre-COVID, helped to establish trust.  I most enjoyed designing a consumer survey to collect data on target consumer groups and interviewing experts for advice on market entry strategies.  Compiling a 30-page business deck to walk our client through our findings was rewarding.  Influencing a company’s trajectory made it one of the most relevant and applicable courses I’ve taken thus far.”

– Adam S.

 

“The course was the perfect combination of academics and hands-on marketing consultation work. The presentations were given by international business professionals from Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore to name a few. They discussed traditional business customs in their cultures, specific marketing strategies, and how the business world has been changing from their perspective. I had the opportunity to connect with a guest speakers from Australia that discussed conversion rate optimization. He has offered to mentor me and share international opportunities with me, which was never something I thought I would find over zoom.

I was also given the chance to work as a marketing consultant for an online memorial tribute service. The company is based out of Australia, but has customers from all over the globe. I focused on improving the user experience features and visual accessibility of the website. Throughout the project I was finally able to apply my marketing coursework to real life work. I can see how valuable my coursework is as I now have the firsthand knowledge to apply the concepts I’m learning at Tippie.”

– Brad H.

Virtual International Consulting Projects: Winter 2021- app deadline Sept. 28

Virtual International Business and Consulting Projects in the Asia Pacific Region

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. In today’s business environment, it is essential to be able to adapt to working virtually. This experience will teach you how to work with an international client remotely while collaborating with a team to create real world business solutions for a company.

Program highlights:

  • Hands on experience with a global company- see project examples
  • Explore environmental factors that impact business in the fast-growing, dynamic region of the Asia Pacific
  • Learn about the socio-economic, technological, political, and legal factors impacting international trade in this region
  • 3 s.h. counts toward required Marketing major class OR International and Global Issues Gen Ed
  • Fulfill Tippie RISE
  • Scholarships available

Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

What are some benefits of a virtual global experience?

  • Interactive courses lead by instructors around the world
  • Develop professional skills that have become increasingly important, including how to work remotely, collaborating in virtual teams, practicing intercultural communication strategies, and optimizing programs such as Zoom or Slack
  • Network with global businesses through guest speakers and projects
  • Available at a lower price point than an in-person study abroad experience
  • Programs are not contingent on travel restrictions
  • Virtual global experiences are eligible for many study abroad scholarships

Applications now open, due Sept. 28

Learn more and apply

 

What Tippie students are saying:

“Working with a start-up company based in Melbourne, Australia aimed at entering the U.S. Market by December of this year was an amazing experience.  Their product was an augmented reality mobile app.  Along with my team, I was able to establish relationships with our clients, identify their needs, perform primary and secondary research, and present our findings and recommendations.  It was a consolidated, intense 3 weeks of work and our clients expressed that our results exceeded their expectations.

This experience has taught me to be both patient and persistent when working with those from differing cultures and customs.  Style-flexing to clients doing business at a slightly slower pace and having more meaningful dialogue in our remote meetings to replace the relationship building that would have been done in person pre-COVID, helped to establish trust.  I most enjoyed designing a consumer survey to collect data on target consumer groups and interviewing experts for advice on market entry strategies.  Compiling a 30-page business deck to walk our client through our findings was rewarding.  Influencing a company’s trajectory made it one of the most relevant and applicable courses I’ve taken thus far.”

– Adam S.

 

“The course was the perfect combination of academics and hands-on marketing consultation work. The presentations were given by international business professionals from Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore to name a few. They discussed traditional business customs in their cultures, specific marketing strategies, and how the business world has been changing from their perspective. I had the opportunity to connect with a guest speakers from Australia that discussed conversion rate optimization. He has offered to mentor me and share international opportunities with me, which was never something I thought I would find over zoom.

I was also given the chance to work as a marketing consultant for an online memorial tribute service. The company is based out of Australia, but has customers from all over the globe. I focused on improving the user experience features and visual accessibility of the website. Throughout the project I was finally able to apply my marketing coursework to real life work. I can see how valuable my coursework is as I now have the firsthand knowledge to apply the concepts I’m learning at Tippie.”

– Brad H.

Virtual International Consulting Projects: Winter 2021- apps open

Virtual International Business and Consulting Projects in the Asia Pacific Region

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. In today’s business environment, it is essential to be able to adapt to working virtually. This experience will teach you how to work with an international client remotely while collaborating with a team to create real world business solutions for a company.

Program highlights:

  • Hands on experience with a global company- see project examples
  • Explore environmental factors that impact business in the fast-growing, dynamic region of the Asia Pacific
  • Learn about the socio-economic, technological, political, and legal factors impacting international trade in this region
  • 3 s.h. counts toward required Marketing major class OR International and Global Issues Gen Ed
  • Fulfill Tippie RISE
  • Scholarships available

Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

What are some benefits of a virtual global experience?

  • Interactive courses lead by instructors around the world
  • Develop professional skills that have become increasingly important, including how to work remotely, collaborating in virtual teams, practicing intercultural communication strategies, and optimizing programs such as Zoom or Slack
  • Network with global businesses through guest speakers and projects
  • Available at a lower price point than an in-person study abroad experience
  • Programs are not contingent on travel restrictions
  • Virtual global experiences are eligible for many study abroad scholarships

Applications now open, due Sept. 28

Learn more and apply

Virtual International Consulting Projects: Winter 2021- apps open

Virtual International Business and Consulting Projects in the Asia Pacific Region

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. In today’s business environment, it is essential to be able to adapt to working virtually. This experience will teach you how to work with an international client remotely while collaborating with a team to create real world business solutions for a company.

Program highlights:

  • Hands on experience with a global company- see project examples
  • Explore environmental factors that impact business in the fast-growing, dynamic region of the Asia Pacific
  • Learn about the socio-economic, technological, political, and legal factors impacting international trade in this region
  • 3 s.h. counts toward required Marketing major class OR International and Global Issues Gen Ed
  • Fulfill Tippie RISE
  • Scholarships available

Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

What are some benefits of a virtual global experience?

  • Interactive courses lead by instructors around the world
  • Develop professional skills that have become increasingly important, including how to work remotely, collaborating in virtual teams, practicing intercultural communication strategies, and optimizing programs such as Zoom or Slack
  • Network with global businesses through guest speakers and projects
  • Available at a lower price point than an in-person study abroad experience
  • Programs are not contingent on travel restrictions
  • Virtual global experiences are eligible for many study abroad scholarships

Applications now open, due Sept. 28

Learn more and apply

Hawkeye Internship Grant for Summer 2021

If you want to defray the costs of completing an internship at a non-profit or in government this upcoming summer, don’t forget to apply for the Hawkeye Internship Grant. The deadline is approaching this Wednesday, April 14th.

Student Eligibility

  • Student must be a full-time, degree seeking undergraduate student at the UI for at least one semester prior to the experience and enrolled for the semester following the experience**
  • Student must have completed at least 75 credits before the start of the internship experience
  • Must have a UI GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Student must be in good academic and judicial standing (UI code of student life)
  • No outstanding tuition or fees

**Exceptions will be made for students participating in a required experience for graduation that has time restrictions (ex. Social Work practicums).

Internship Eligibility Requirements

  • Internship is unpaid or paid below minimum wage
  • Internship is located in the United States
  • Internship is at a non-profit or in government
  • 20-40 hours of work per week for 8-12 weeks
  • Supervised by a professional in the field
  • Internships via programs (ex. The Washington Center) are not eligible

Questions?  Contact Jennifer Noyce, Associate Director of Experiential Education, jennifer-noyce@uiowa.edu.

Hawkeye Internship Grant for Summer 2021

If you want to defray the costs of completing an internship at a non-profit or in government this upcoming summer, don’t forget to apply for the Hawkeye Internship Grant. The deadline is approaching on April 14th.

Student Eligibility

  • Student must be a full-time, degree seeking undergraduate student at the UI for at least one semester prior to the experience and enrolled for the semester following the experience**
  • Student must have completed at least 75 credits before the start of the internship experience
  • Must have a UI GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Student must be in good academic and judicial standing (UI code of student life)
  • No outstanding tuition or fees

**Exceptions will be made for students participating in a required experience for graduation that has time restrictions (ex. Social Work practicums).

Internship Eligibility Requirements

  • Internship is unpaid or paid below minimum wage
  • Internship is located in the United States
  • Internship is at a non-profit or in government
  • 20-40 hours of work per week for 8-12 weeks
  • Supervised by a professional in the field
  • Internships via programs (ex. The Washington Center) are not eligible

Questions?  Contact Jennifer Noyce, Associate Director of Experiential Education, jennifer-noyce@uiowa.edu.

International Business Internship Opportunities

Job Description – International Business Internship US Commercial Service

The Institute for International Business, in partnership with the US Commercial Service’s Des Moines office, is pleased to announce an exciting international business internship opportunity. The US Commercial Service Iowa provides support services to Iowa companies as they aim to export their products and services internationally. Internship details can be found in the attached job description.

The selected intern will be eligible for a $2,300 award dispersed to your Ubill in two installments of $1,150. Awards will be dispersed upon satisfactory mid-term and final performance reviews.

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to kelly-bedeian@uiowa.edu. All resumes and cover letters will be screened to ensure they meet the minimum requirements before being forwarded to the Commercial Services office.

Note: You will want to address your cover letter to Catherine Muth, the contact indicated in the listing above.

Two additional summer opportunities can be found here:

Frontier Marketing Internship

CIVCO PLM Internship

Hawkeye Internship Grant for Summer 2021

If you want to defray the costs of completing an internship at a non-profit or in government this upcoming summer, don’t forget to apply for the Hawkeye Internship Grant. The deadline is approaching on April 14th.

Student Eligibility

  • Student must be a full-time, degree seeking undergraduate student at the UI for at least one semester prior to the experience and enrolled for the semester following the experience**
  • Student must have completed at least 75 credits before the start of the internship experience
  • Must have a UI GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Student must be in good academic and judicial standing (UI code of student life)
  • No outstanding tuition or fees

**Exceptions will be made for students participating in a required experience for graduation that has time restrictions (ex. Social Work practicums).

Internship Eligibility Requirements

  • Internship is unpaid or paid below minimum wage
  • Internship is located in the United States
  • Internship is at a non-profit or in government
  • 20-40 hours of work per week for 8-12 weeks
  • Supervised by a professional in the field
  • Internships via programs (ex. The Washington Center) are not eligible

Questions?  Contact Jennifer Noyce, Associate Director of Experiential Education, jennifer-noyce@uiowa.edu.

Summer 2021 Virtual Study Abroad to Asia Pacific

Introduction to Global Business: A 3 Week Virtual Study Abroad to Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia

 

This summer, Tippie is offering a unique virtual study abroad experience that will explore four different locations in Asia Pacific.  This online adventure will feature lectures from professors in each of the four locations, briefings from leading businesses in the region, and fun cultural activities (like a cooking class!). Don’t miss your chance to engage with one of the most important regions and economies on the planet.

In every measurable way, business is booming in Asia. Over half the world’s internet users are based in Asia. In 2020, 218 companies from the Fortune 500 list were based in Asia. By 2040, Asia will top 50% of the global GPD and will drive 40% of the world’s consumption. Asia is also a leading innovator in some of the most important arenas of the day: e-commerce, entrepreneurship, and artificial intelligence.

Basically, if you want a future in international business, you’ve got to be ready to engage with Asia.

About the Class:

  • Application opens soon!!
  • Earn 3 s.h. that count toward International & Global Issues for Tippie Students
  • Earn credit toward the International Business Certificate
  • Fulfill Tippie RISE
  • Program dates: June 13-July 2
  • Class is live on Zoom from approx. 6-9pm CST
  • Many scholarships available!

If you’re interested, email Joelle Brown for more information.  Joelle-Brown@uiowa.edu

 

 

 

Remote RISE

As we all continue to adjust during the pandemic, completing experiences remotely is still a great option in satisfying your Tippie RISE requirement. Visit our remote RISE page to find out more about completing research, internships, study abroad, and/or experiential courses…all virtually! Contact your advisor or nicholas-kavanaugh@uiowa.edu with any questions.

LEARN, REFLECT, & SERVE as part of the 2021 Tippie Hawkeye Service Breaks Experiential Course(counts for Tippie RISE)

Register for Hawkeye Service Breaks (LS:1024) during Early Registration for a Tippie RISE experience!

This course is an introduction to theoretical approaches to service-learning and shared experiential learning. The class includes concepts of the intersectionality of varied social and community issues, reflection and reciprocity, active citizenship and community building, practical implementation of skills from student’s academic disciplines, and leadership development. This is a 10-week course that meets in person for 1 hour 15 minutes once per week in addition to a weekly online module that students must complete before class.

Due to the change in the academic schedule, the immersive portion of this year’s program will happen over the course of three weekends. Students will participate in there retreat immersion experience with their designated team as part of the course requirements. Through these weekends, students will complete approximately 24 total hours of service and impact related to the team’s topic and participate in critical reflection each evening.

Students in the Tippie College of Business and Pre-Business students are strongly encouraged to apply to the Tippie sponsored team at the link above.

For additional questions about the Tippie Hawkeye Service Team contact tevin-robbins@uiowa.edu.

Support for your internship search

While in-person internships are still allowed during the pandemic, virtual internships are encouraged. The Pomerantz Career Center has put together some great resources to help you adjust to searching for and completing a virtual internship.

Olivia, a current UI senior, shares her experiences of searching, benefits, and overcoming challenges of a virtual internship.

For more career focused videos, check out the career center’s Content Library. If you have any questions on receiving credit for your internship and satisfying RISE, contact your advisor or Nicholas Kavanaugh.

Virtual Global Business and Consulting Winter 2020- deadline Wed. 9/30

 

Virtual International Business and Consulting Projects in the Asia Pacific Region

Deadline this week, September 30

Gain a deeper understanding of international business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong through a virtual course and hands-on consulting project. In today’s business environment, it is essential to be able to adapt to working virtually. This experience will teach you how to work with an international client remotely while collaborating with a team to create real world business solutions for a company.

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, Tippie winter global programs will be run in a remote, virtual format. Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

What are some benefits of a virtual global experience?

  • Interactive courses lead by instructors around the world
  • Develop professional skills that have become increasingly important, including how to work remotely, collaborating in virtual teams, practicing intercultural communication strategies, and optimizing programs such as Zoom or Slack
  • Network with global businesses through guest speakers and projects
  • Available at a lower price point than a study abroad experience
  • Programs are not contingent on travel restrictions related to COVID-19
  • Virtual global experiences are eligible for many study abroad scholarships

Applications now open, due Sept. 30

Scholarships available

Learn more and apply

International Business in Italy Winter 2020- deadline Wed. 9/30

Apps due this week, Wednesday, September 30 

How is international business handled at a time of mass disruption? Join us on a a virtual trip to Italy to examine the business, social, and political response to the pandemic. This winter break adventure is a great way to jumpstart your global experience! It includes a virtual class lead by instructors residing in Italy, and hands-on cultural activities that you can do as a class from home.

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, Tippie winter global programs will be run in a remote, virtual format. Programs will not involve international travel in Winter 2020. They will be entirely virtual and are approved to count for Tippie RISE.

Course topics include

  • History of the European Union and Eurozone and their functions
  • Controversy of coordinated pandemic response
  • A history of the Roman republic to present-day Italy
  • Italian political and economic response
  • Unemployment
  • Healthcare
  • Regional economics
  • Impact on tourism
  • How local companies have been impacted

Cultural activities may include

  • Survival Italian
  • A night at the theater
  • Hands on cooking class from home
  • Exploration of regional cuisine
  • Tour of local towns with hands on art activity from home
  • Cultural conversations with Italian business students

Course credit satisfies Tippie RISE and also counts in the following ways:

  • Pick one: FIN:4020 Special Topics in Finance (finance elective for majors) or International Global Issues gen ed for Tippie students
  • Pick one: For the International Business Certificate: International Business Section or Study Abroad Section

Scholarships available

Applications due Sept. 30, early apps encouraged

Learn more and apply