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Morris Shapero
Assistant Professor of International Business

Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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International Business

International Business

Careers in International Business

The international business major requires a study abroad experience, which will open up the world for you and your studies. Many students choose to visit the Eckerd College London Study Centre, and courses such as International Business and Management or Economic and Social Problems in Britain will give a new, global context to your learning. Other opportunities exist around the globe to fit your particular interests. Eckerd now has study centers in China and Peru.

After Eckerd

The international business faculty has close ties with multinational corporations and business executives in the growing Tampa Bay area with the Tampa Bay International Trade Council and with the World Trade Center/Tampa Bay, leading to student opportunities for research, internships, and employment.

Our students have been placed with many prestigious firms, such as:

  • 3M France
  • Accenture
  • Bank of America
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Caterpillar Switzerland
  • Citicorp China
  • Citicorp Stockholm
  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Colgate-Mexico
  • Credit Suisse Geneva
  • Dunn & Bradstreet
  • Easter Unlimited Funworld Shanghai
  • Education First China
  • Euro Monitor International Research Shanghai
  • Fisher Investments
  • Forex Capital Markets
  • Franklin Templeton
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Verizon Florida
  • IBM
  • IBM Venezuela
  • Kellogg's Singapore
  • Luke and May Australia
  • Marriott International
  • Mercedes Germany
  • Mitsubishi Bank Japan
  • Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Mosaic
  • Price Waterhouse UK
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Raymond James
  • Tech Data do Brasil
  • UBS
  • United Health
  • World Bank Nigeria

Our graduates have been accepted to leading graduate schools, including:

  • IESE - Spain
  • University of Oxford
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • The University of Manchester
  • American Graduate School of International Management – Thunderbird
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Stockholm School of Economics
  • Baruch College, NYC - Zicklin School of Business
  • The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • University of Notre Dame
  • The Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Northwestern University: Kellogg School of Management
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

See what our recent graduates are doing on our Meet our Students page.

Recognition

Fiske Guide 2014Eckerd College has been recognized for Business in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014.

Life After Eckerd

Work at prestigious firms such as:
Citicorp Stockholm
Credit Suisse Geneva
Forex Capital Markets
Franklin Templeton
Goldman Sachs
IBM Venezuela
Marriott International
Mitsubishi Bank Japan
Price Waterhouse U.K.
World Bank Nigeria
and many others.

Graduate study at universities like:
Columbia University
Duke University
Emory University
IESE - Spain
The University of Manchester
Northwestern University: Kellogg School of Management
University of Notre Dame
University of Oxford
Stockholm School of Economics
and other top rated graduate programs.