The International Business major arms students with the tools to tackle challenges in business while empowering them to contribute and engage in organizations and communities in a global business environment.  International Business allows marketing, manufacturing and finance managers to compete in both domestic and international environments.

 

 

 

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Oral & written communication Organizational numerical analysis Interpretation problem-solving
Teamwork Marketing and creative thinking Computer literacy
Understanding cultural diversity Critical thinking and decision-making Planning and budgeting
Time management Analytical skills Reading/writing another language
Management (people and activities) Speaking/listening to another language Communicating between cultures

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

International Account Executive International Trade Economist International Account Representative
International Purchasing Agent International Media Planner International Finance Writer
International Buyer International CEO International Restaurant Manager
International Economist International Advertising Executive International Appraiser
International Bank Manager International Bookkeeper International Marketing Specialist
International Loan Officer International Stock Broker International Commodities Trader
International Product Manager International Sales Analyst International Travel Agent
International Administrative Assistant Foreign Exchange Trade International Real Estate Agent/Broker

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Agency for International Development Bureau of International Labor Affairs Business & Industrial Organization
CIA Customs Service Department of Commerce
International Banks International Development International Trade Commission
Multinational Firms Research Institutes U.S. Information Agency

 

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FAU Student Organizations

 

  • MBA Association
  • Global Business Student Association

 

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Professional Associations

 

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

 

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Career Planning Websites

 

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • Careers in International Business
  • Foreign Service Officers File
  • Transitions Abroad
  • Overseas Employment
  • Work Abroad
  • Hoover's Handbook for World Business
  • How to get a job in Europe
  • Internships in International Affairs
  • The Book of US Government Jobs
  • The Students' Federal Career Guide
  • Yale Daily News Guide to Internships
  • American Jobs Abroad
  • International Jobs: Where they are how to get them

 

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Informational Sample Websites

 

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