People in boat on water in Japan2024 Summer Programs in Asia

Business in East Asia

The course takes place in Singapore and Malaysia, two leading nations in the region in IMD World Competitiveness Rankings. Through company visits, guest lectures, cultural experiences, and networking with local alumni and college students, the course offers students a special opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the economic, geo-political, cultural environments, business strategies and practices of leading companies. (3 credits, INB 400/600)

Design-scape of South Korea

Introduction to past and present of the built environment in South Korea. Through participatory projects with students from partner universities, analytical sketches of the local environments and experiential observations, students will share perspectives of global phenomena found in built-and natural environment. (3 credits, DES 300/500)

Singapore Summer Internship Program

Most students are placed in multinational companies who have made Singapore their regional headquarters for operations in Southeast Asia. Students must be prepared to stay on for their internship placement for 11-12 weeks. Placements are available in a variety of areas, including but not limited to: supply chain, process improvement, corporate finance, accounting, marketing, customer service, general management, legal, public affairs, and communications/entertainment. (3 or 6 credits; BUA 470/670 for Business Internships, IPA470/670 for others