Gain RISE credit and intern virtually with an African company

Recognize some of the contemporary macro business issues of globalization. Gain first-hand knowledge of the business environment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Network with international business professionals. Acquire and practice the skills of cross-cultural competency and global mindsets. Students can experience all of this and more by participating in this exciting opportunity.

Each student will be assigned to work virtually in a company owned by a UI Mandela Washington Fellow alumnus or alumna, to act as an intern. Students will be matched by the Institute for International Business to the Fellows companies based on overlapping interests in particular industrial sectors or business focus areas.

Find out more and fill out the enrollment request form (there are still seats available!) here:

Nicholas Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh, Nicholas M - Asst. Director, Experiential Learning, UPO