LA&S 480 - Preparing for International Careers: Home

This guide is designed to help students in the LA&S 480 course find resources about international work culture.

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This guide, designed for the LA&S 480 course, Preparing for International Careers, provides information for finding resources about international work cultures. Click on the tabs at the top to find the best resources about international business etiquette, corporate culture, global communication, intercultural negotiation, and tips for researching these topics.

Course description:  This study abroad course helps students navigate the global economy by developing a broader understanding of the different work cultures, economies and opportunities for international employment.  Students will explore a variety of international career approaches through the two parts of the course: a seminar style course that meets 8 times during the spring semester and a week-long study abroad experience during spring break.

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