Undergraduate Blog / Tag: International Business

Andi Deng

Barcode and Retail Business

Hey, ever you shopped in stores? Of course. Have you ever noticed the barcode on the product? Probably. But what is a barcode? Barcode is a way to transport information. When you scan a barcode, it shows you the product origin, cost, material, and so on. Barcode exists in many aspects of our life. It…

Emily Besen

Eshika’s Return to India

I caught up with rising sophomore Eshika Agarwal from Hyderabad, India for her thoughts on what it’s like returning to India after a year of studies in the U.S. Here, she reflects on differences in the workplace, educational systems, and societal expectations.  Eshika writes: “I don’t really know if home has gotten any different, but I…

Emily Besen

When Cultural Values Clash: The case for self-promotion

From the Senior Job Fair to the first annual Babson India Symposium to Latin American Forum, springtime on campus is abuzz with opportunities for networking. With large scale networking events, success comes when you are able to differentiate yourself from the pack by “selling” yourself and communicating your “personal brand”. Easy enough for those of us who…

Ashley Gerber

Observations: Israeli Business Culture

This summer I am interning for FlowMed, a startup in Haifa, Israel. The business culture in Israel is very different from the United States. Below is a list of the things that have stood out the most for me in my time in Israel so far: 1. The work week is different I had to redefine…

Thinking Outside of the Box in Barcelona

It’s amazing to think that I am now one month into my internship here at Casamona International SL. On my first day, everything seemed knew to me – the country, the streets, the languages…everything. At first it took me a little while to start responding in Spanish automatically and I would even get nervous speaking…