“Be able to manage, mitigate and escalate project risk as they arise” – Erica Shear

Erica Shear is a Massachuset native who wanted to go to school in a large city, so she ended up at Temple University’s Fox School where she received a degree in International Business. In 2015, Erica interned with Aetna International, a CVS Health company, and has been with the company ever since. For the last Read more about “Be able to manage, mitigate and escalate project risk as they arise” – Erica Shear[…]

An international business degree set me up for a really rounded education – Thomas Sternberg

Thomas Sternberg graduated from Temple with a BBA in International Business Administration and a minor in Spanish, while enrolled he was an owl ambassador, an owl team leader, and on the Division 1 Track & Field team, he also interned for the International Trade Department. Initially choosing Temple because of the impressive International Business program Read more about An international business degree set me up for a really rounded education – Thomas Sternberg[…]

“Internships are designed to show you what you don’t want to do” – Rachael Pignotti

On January 27th 2021, Rachael Pignotti addressed IBA members in our second virtual meeting of the spring 2021 semester. She graduated from Fox school of business in 2011 and is currently Senior Commercial Manager of e- commerce at Elsevier, an Amsterdam based medical publisher. During her time at Temple, she went from triple majoring to Read more about “Internships are designed to show you what you don’t want to do” – Rachael Pignotti[…]

Don’t Be Afraid to Take Detours!

Martin Miliev received a BA and MBA in International Business from Western Washington University and the University of Tampa, respectively. He chose to focus on international business because of globalization and the fact that he was an international student in the US and already spoke several languages which gave him on edge on other people Read more about Don’t Be Afraid to Take Detours![…]

International Business & Taxes

Alexander Jones went to school in the Philadelphia region, he joined LaSalle University’s leadership and global immersion program while enrolled and currently works for the world largest automotive distributor and retailer, Inchape PLC which operates on 5 continents. He has worked in Chili and has been in Argentina since March 2020. As an exit himself, Alex talked Read more about International Business & Taxes[…]

Services in Procurement

On February 12th, Scarlet Wu, spoke to our members on her experience working at Accenture.  She graduated from Temple University with a degree in Supply Chain Management and a minor in Management Information Systems.  Since graduating, she has been working as a Procurement Operations Associate at Accenture, where she is responsible for processing and approving Read more about Services in Procurement[…]

Glimpse into the World of a Trade Specialist

On Wednesday, February 5th, Iris Kapo came to speak to our members. She graduated from Temple University with a degree in International Business and Information Systems.  Iris is fluent in Spanish, and while at Temple studied abroad in Madrid, Spain.  For the past eight years, Iris has worked for the U.S. Commercial Service as an International Read more about Glimpse into the World of a Trade Specialist[…]

Incorporating Authenticity into a Career

On Wednesday, January 29, Madden Osei, a Program Manager at Microsoft, spoke to our members. Mr. Osei manages a team of five computer engineers to successfully carry out projects through communication and organizational skills. This means he has to make sure the team produces the most effective work while generating high profits for the company. Read more about Incorporating Authenticity into a Career[…]

Effective Leadership and Team Management

On Wednesday, November 13, Christopher Litsinger, the Director of Cloud Application Platforms at Comcast Cable, spoke to our members. Mr. Litsinger manages a team a programmers and his job is to be successful manager. This means he has to make sure that the team produces the most effective work and generates high profits for the Read more about Effective Leadership and Team Management[…]