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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
Print resources
Sample graduate programs pursued by International Business majors
Where they got hired: International Business, Class of 2014  

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

Print resources

(All available in the Career Resource Library in The Career Center)

  • Great Jobs for Business Majors (BUS Category)
  • Consulting (BUS Category)
  • Opportunities in Sales Careers (BUS Category)
  • Management and Leadership Development Programs (BUS Category)
  • The Insider’s Guide to Getting a Big Firm Job (BUS Category)
  • Best 296 Business Schools (Grad Section)
  • The Business School Buzz Back (Grad Section)
  • How to Write a Winning Personal Statement for Graduate and Professional School (Grad Section)
  • Graduate Programs: Business, Education, Health, Information Studies, Law & Social Work (Grad Section)

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 2014

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 89 percent of the class of 2014 responded to the survey.

Here's a snapshot of where our 2014 international business majors were hired or went on to graduate school:

Companies

ACE Group - Professional Associate
Advertising.com - Associate Account Manager
Assumption University of Thailand - English Teacher (3)
Black Frame, Inc. - Public Relations and Operations Intern
BMW of North America, LLC - Executive and Internal Communications Intern
Consumer Reports - Assistant Account Executive
Curioos - Business Development and Sales Coordinator
DDR Global - Project Manager
Everseat - Account Executive
Further Enterprise Solutions (FES) - Payroll & Human Resources Analyst
Highgate Hotels - Controller
Integra Realty Resources - Management Trainee
JCPenney - Sales Associate
KPMG LLP - Advisory Services
Laidlaw & Co. (UK) Ltd. - Financial Consultant
Maryland New Directions, AmeriCorps VISTA - Client and Alumni Associate
Morgan Stanley - Fixed Income Securities Analyst, Operations Analyst
Northrop Grumman Corporation - Professional Development Program, Business
O. Berk Company - Marketing Coordinator
Robert Half International - Financial Sourcing Specialist
Ryder Supply Chain Solutions - Data Analyst
St. Gabriel's College - Teacher
T. Rowe Price - RIS Associate
TD Bank - Customer Service Representative
Teach for America - Teacher
The Midas Exchange - Assistant Media Negotiator
U.S. Liability Insurance (USLI) - Policy Issurer
Under Armour - Supply Chain Operations Associate

Graduate/Professional Schools

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

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