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Experiential Learning & Student Engagement

How else can you enhance the value of your College of Business degree? What else can you do to create a competitive advantage over other business graduates?

Through our Experiential Learning & Student Engagement programs, Georgia Southern University’s College of Business graduates are ready to meet the unique challenge of pursuing a business career in the globally-diverse environment of the 21st Century.

Preparing for a career is about more than completing the minimum requirements for graduation. It’s about building a résumé, making connections that matter, and ensuring you are creating opportunities for yourself after college. Take your learning beyond the classroom, cultivate your abilities and build a competitive foundation for the career field of your choice.

Use our milestones and opportunities listed below to improve your employment readiness, competitiveness and professionalism. 

Internships
Combine your classroom education with practical work experience in your chosen field of study. Acquire valuable skills under the guidance of career professionals and broaden your employment background, all while earning academic credit. Learn more about the Internship Program.
Study Abroad
Prepare for the global environment of a contemporary business career by earning academic credit abroad during either a summer/break or full semester. Build a new level of expertise that puts you ahead of other graduates by gaining international perspectives that impact your chosen career field.  Emphasis is on visiting foreign companies, multinational corporations, and U.S. citizens working abroad.
Business Abroad: Hong Kong
Program Type: Break, Faculty-led
Location: Hong Kong
Dates: December 8 – 20, 2018
Credit Available: BUSA 4830/BUSA 7030 – Business Abroad: Hong Kong (3 hours)
Faculty leader: Dr. Trey Denton
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Semester Abroad: Rennes School of Business
Program Type: Semester or Year Exchange
Institution: Rennes School of Business
Location: Rennes, France
Dates: Fall or Spring term
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Semester Abroad: Sheffield Business School
Program Type: Semester or Year Exchange
Institution: Sheffield Hallam University
Location: Sheffield, England
Dates: Fall or Spring term
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Semester Abroad: Lazarus School of Business
Program Type: Semester or Year Exchange
Institution: Wilfrid Laurier University
Location: Waterloo, Canada
Dates: Fall or Spring Term
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Professional Development
Polish off that résumé, craft a memorable introduction, or learn the art of networking.  Start early on making the transition from college student to young professional by developing the ability to succeed in a workplace environment. Learn more about Professional Development Day

Last updated: 6/11/2018