Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center

International Business

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Overview of Major
Potential Job Titles 
Examples of Internships
Possible Career Fields
Possible Work Settings
Important Skills and Abilities
Sample Web Resources
Sample Graduate Programs Pursued by International Business Majors
Where They Got Hired: International Business, Class of 2015  

Overview of Major

The international business major prepares students for careers in the global economy by complementing general business knowledge with elective courses of an international perspective. In addition to internships, International Study tours are available opportunities for students to supplement classroom knowledge.

Resources

Potential Job Titles

  • International Sales Representative
  • Property Accountant
  • Foreign Trade Consultant
  • Operation Leadership Program Associate
  • Import/Export Specialist
  • Research Analyst—Equities
  • Litigation Legal Assistant
  • Underwriter Trainee
  • Assistant Media Buyer
  • Contracts Specialist
  • Business Development Associate
  • Business Acceptance Group Conflicts Assistant
  • Business Consultant
  • International Trade Compliance Associate
  • Bi-Lingual Customer Service Representative
  • Financial & Accounting Analyst
  • Staff Operations Specialist
  • Logistics Coordinator

Examples of Internships

  • A People United
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs
  • NY Daily News
  • CBRE
  • PHH Arval
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • PwC LLP
  • Fidelity
  • SEI Investments
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine International
  • Sports International
  • JW Seligman Mutual Funds
  • UBS Pain Webber
  • Maryland Port Authority
  • World Trade Center Institute

Possible Career Fields

Consulting

Economics

  • Research & forecasting
  • Economic advising
  • Teaching

Finance

  • Corporate financial management
  • Banking
  • Real estate
  • Personal financial planning
  • Insurance
  • Money management

General Business

Management

  • Human resources
  • Operations
  • Production
  • Quality control

Marketing

  • Sales
  • Customer relations
  • Purchasing/Procurement
  • Market research
  • Brand/Product management

Statistics

  • Analysis/Research
  • Quality assurance
  • Actuarial science

Transportation & Logistics

  • Scheduling
  • Distribution
  • Purchasing
  • Planning & regulation

Possible Work Settings

  • Accounting firms
  • Government agencies
  • Banks
  • Non-profits
  • Health care industry
  • Consulting practices
  • Law firms
  • Medical agencies
  • International finance agencies
  • Retail
  • International businesses
  • International data corporations
  • International marketing firms
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Media corporations
  • Armed forces
  • Technology industries

Important Skills and Abilities

  • Computer
  • Mathematical & problem solving
  • Detailed
  • Communication & interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Sales
  • Organization
  • Team player
  • Decision-making
  • Foreign language ability

Sample Web Resources

Sample Graduate Programs Pursued by International Business Majors

  • MBA
  • Master of International Affairs
  • MBA, International Business
  • MBA, Accounting
  • MBA, Management
  • JD

Where They Got Hired: International Business, Class of 2015

The Career Center at Loyola University Maryland conducts an annual follow-up survey with new Loyola graduates between six and nine months after Commencement to paint a comprehensive picture of the professional paths each class has chosen. Nearly 86 percent of the class of 2015 responded to the survey.

Here's a snapshot of where our 2015 international business majors were hired or went on to graduate school:

Companies

Anexinet - Consultant
Citi - Business Analyst
Competitive Enterprise Institute - International Trade and Development Research Associate
CSC - Associate Consultant: Business
Dealogic - Relationship Associate-Fixed Income
Deutsche Bank - Assistant Account Executive
Doyle New York - Executive Assistant to CEO/ Estates and Appraisals
GE Capital - Financial Management Program
IBM - Enterprise Social Solutions Specialist
JPMorgan - Fixed Income Analyst, Analyst, Private Bank
Nativity Prep - Guidance Director
Northrop Grumman - Business Management Analyst
Oxford Business Group - Project manager 
PwC - Public Sector Consulting Associate
Stanley Black & Decker - Sales & Marketing Development Program
Tableau Software - Sales Area Manager Acquisition
Thuzio - Research Associate
U.S. Bank - Analyst
Vigo Importing Co. - Operations Attendant


Graduate/Professional Schools

Loyola University Maryland - M.A., Emerging Media, MBA, Finance

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