Office of Global Business
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Rachel Boakye

Global Experience and Self Discovery: Rachel Boakye

Whether learning to be comfortable with ‘sticking out’ in foreign countries, experiencing refreshing new perspectives on race and nationality abroad, or simply finding her path forward in business, Rachel Boakye’s global experiences have shaped her personal and professional development. 08/31/2021

Rachel Hartley

Going Global and Going Places: Rachel Hartley

Less than a year after graduating from Fisher and joining the software company Autodesk as a community program manager, Rachel Hartley found herself traveling the globe on a two-month, nine-country listening tour designed to better connect the company with its customers. 08/05/2021

Virtual internship

Student Stories - Ellora Majmuder - Pink Mask Virtual Internship

When Ellora Majumder's study abroad plans were interrupted because of the ongoing pandemic, she decided to take advantage of one of the many virtual opportunities available to her through the Fisher College of Business. Listen to her Buckeyes Abroadcast story and learn about her unique experience interning with Pink Mask, an Argentinian nail product company as a marketing intern in summer 2020. 07/02/2021

NASBITE Competition

Pets, Exports, and Professional Growth

Linh Tran and three other undergraduate teammates represented Fisher in winning the 2021 National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) International Student Case Competition. The team developed a successful export strategy for VeRUS, a Maryland-based pet food company and topped competitors from across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. 06/24/2021

OEIP

Ohio Export Internship Program Honored with International Award 

The Ohio Export Internship Program (OEIP) has helped prepare graduate and undergraduate students for careers linked to international trade. Now, nearly a decade after it began, the academic component of the program has been honored with a 2021 Advancing International Trade Award from NASBITE International, a leading organization supporting training and education in the field of global trade. 06/10/2021

Josh Meyer

Josh Meyer: Daring to Leap

As a student, Josh Meyer (BSBA ’13) completed a global internship experience at a small company in Australia. Eight years later, he was promoted to CEO. Read more to hear about Josh's journey - from completing a global internship with Avatar Brokers in 2012 to CEO of the global risk and insurance firm based in Melbourne, Australia. 06/07/2021

DEI Program

New DEI Global Program Lands Federal Funding

Read about a new Fisher College of Business program designed to increase access to global opportunities for underrepresented students, launched with the support of the United States Department of State. The program will build on Fisher’s commitment to experiential learning by connecting students with micro-enterprises abroad to serve as hands-on consultants. 06/03/2021

Grace Figliomeni

Discovering how to make a difference: Grace Figliomeni 

Grace Figliomeni's participation in the Fisher Global Consulting: Non-Profit program helped spark a passion for supporting local businesses and empowering women. After graduation, Grace is doing both with her newly discovered career path in social entrepreneurship. 04/23/2021

Virtual Case Competition Enhances Students' Global Competencies 

Through global partnerships, the BisNet Virtual Case Competition connects Fisher students with leaders and companies in South America. The Office of Global Business team designed a case competition based on a real-world plan by Amazon to build a data center in South America. Participating students were given the opportunity to collaborate with teams and recommend a potential location in Argentina or Chile. 03/17/2021

Partnerships Continuing to Build On Students' Global Perspectives

Students from across the United States participated in the U.S. Future Leaders Career Readiness Seminar, a virtual event hosted by Fisher's Office of Global Business and the Tim and Kathleen Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship at Ohio State. This seminar gave students the opportunity to analyze technology trends in business, think creatively, and prepare for future career paths. 02/18/2021

Gilman Alumni Virtual Technology & Entrepreneurship Career Seminar

In early January, Ohio State University launched the Gilman Alumni Career Readiness Seminar - a virtual event designed to help Gilman alumni develop successful careers in technology and entrepreneurship while mastering skills necessary to thrive in diverse environments. 12/29/2020

Fisher Takes Virtual Internships Abroad

When travel abroad was cancelled due to COVID-19 on March 11, 2020, the Office of Global Business team developed new Virtual Global Internship opportunities to connect students with international company partners. 10/19/2020

Paying it Forward & Global Programs

Former Ohio State undergraduate students, Howard Patton and Brandon Smith discuss the impact of study abroad experiences and embrace Ohio State's philosophy of "paying it forward" by supporting underrepresented students who wish to participate in global experiences. 09/28/2020

Virtual Internships & Experiences Abroad

While international travel came to a halt, Ohio State students Ellora Majumder and Kyle Madura participated in a new virtual global internship opportunity through the Office of Global Business. Hear more about each student's experience interning for global companies and how they navigated challenging environments. 09/25/2020

Graduate Study Abroad Experiences Amid COVID-19

Although COVID-19 travel restrictions prevented foreign travel, Ohio State MBA student Jaehla Meacham, member of a Global Applied Projects (GAP) team, had the opportunity to work with Western Digital Corporation, a leading company in technology manufacturing. 09/25/2020

Adapting to Summer Internships During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic presented many challenges to Ohio State students who prepared to study abroad in a foreign location for the summer. Despite this setback, Ellora Majumder, a rising senior logistics major at Ohio State describes her internship journey and encourages students to pursue their study abroad experience. 08/05/2020

Global Camaraderie and Perseverance During a Pandemic

With rapid spread of COVID-19 and air traffic borders closing, the Office of Global Business quickly worked to support Ohio State students and identify next steps for global programs. 04/15/2020