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1 Why Internship Why Mentor Why go Abroad? Why Double Degree? International experience International network Improved language skills Cultural experience New academic impulses So cial experience Attractive for international companies Friends for life

2 Possibilites 2nd Year Master

3 Internship minor Internship GRA 2260 12 ECTS Credits Project Management GRA 2416 6 ECTS Credits GRA New Product Development GRA Business Development GRA Managing Business Network GRA New Venture Creation 6 ECTS Credits 8 weeks medio Aug - Oct 6 weeks medio Oct-Nov Aug Term- paper Social networking, share experience & reflection, term paper guidance Term- paper Sept Oct

4 MSc in Business And Economics BI Internship as minor -who and how to apply

5 Examples of positions

6 Who can apply MSc in Business and Economics 3rd semester Minimum GPA = B No pending subjects(fail)

7 How to apply Motivation letter + CV with a photo (ONE document, max two pages in total) Read about the positions and companies Prioritise 3 Internship positions among the companies listed in the application form Position doesn’t have to be linked to your specialisation

8 Selection process Pre-screening in the first week after 1st of February Interview with BI Interview with BI and Company Yes or No, the company make the final decision Note! No guarantee for internship position in your first choice company.

9 Several Options International Office and Careers Service coordinate the application process. Note! You may consider several options in the application form. However you need to prioritise.

10 International Mentor Programme for MSc students Starts up in April 2012. Selected number of students – approx. 16-18 places. The programme has an international focus and all seminars and network meetings are in English. Each student is matched with a mentor. 5 joint seminars throughout the year – final seminar in april 2013. Monthly individual meetings with mentor. Smaller networking groups – 2 per semester. Can combine the mentor programme with the internship minor, but unfortunately not with exchange/double degree.

11 Who are the mentors? Mentors come from various types positions and a wide range of sectors. All are experienced and interested in the role as mentor. Average age of 40+ Mentors are motivated to help students with their career and personal development – neutral discussion partners. Relevant mentors are interviewed and matched to a relevant student.

12 Which students can apply? Open to all our 1st year MSc students. Students apply online with a motivation letter and CV with photo. One application form for mentor programme, internship and exchange – important that you prioritise! Students not screened by grades, but full progression is necessary. Most relevant and motivated students are interviewed. Matching process will be the final deciding factor.

13 Questions Internships, Careers Service - Judith Marie Holter, Project Manager Mentor Programme – Adriana Jansen, Careers Service.

14 What is a Double Degree? Study at two internationally acclaimed institutions and receive two degrees Spend the first academic year at BI and the second academic year at the host institution Receive two full degrees completing them in the ”same time” it would take to earn one

15 Go abroad with BI One year abroad – Double degree Tuition fee to BI Challenging, but rewarding

16 Why take a Double Degree? Benefits! A one-year cultural and social experience abroad A degree from a top ranked international institution in addition to your BI degree Possibility to take courses and specializations that are not available at BI Exposure to excellent research environments An international network Excellent preparation for a career in international organisations

17 ’Triple crown’ double degree partners ”siv.øk” for all majors Triple Crown = AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation Only approx. 50 business schools world wide have ’triple’ accreditation Queen’s School of Business, Kingston, Canada EDHEC Business School, Lille, France Catholic University of Portugal, School of Economics and Management (FCEE), Lisbon, Portugal University of Ljubljana for major Finance students; UL is EQUIS and AACSB accredited

18 Triple crown’ double degree partners Tilburg University – AASCB and AMBA MSc Leadership & Organisational Psychology University of Groningen MSc in Strategic Marketing Management

19 Queen’s School of Business First year BI Second year: Master of International Business program at Queen’s One of Canada’s top ranked business schools MBA type program Double major: BI major + Global Management Small classes with excellent faculty Team based learning approach : ’the power of teams’ Thesis: at BI Typical ’American’ campus environment 5 places in 2012/2013

20 EDHEC Business School First year at BI Second year in one of EDHEC’s Msc programs: One of France’s top Grande Ecole schools (# 14 in FT ranking) MSc in Marketing Management, Legal and Tax Management, Arts and NGO Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Organisation Consultancy; MSc in Global Business? (TBC) Double major: BI major + EDHEC specialization 3- month Internship (International or in France) Thesis: at BI New campus in Lille (one hour north from Paris) 5 places in 2012/2013

21 FCEE Catholic University of Portugal First year at BI Second year in FCEE’s International MSc in Business Administration One of Portugal’s top schools Interesting business and skills oriented courses (e.g. Leadership Laboratory) that are not available at BI Majors in Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Innovation and Technology, General Management Some BI majors (Finance, Strategy, Marketing, Business Law) can stay with their major Some BI majors (HRM and Logistics ) need to take Catolica’s General Management major Thesis: at Catolica Located only 10 minutes from Lisbon’s sprawling city center 5 places in 2012/2013

22 University of Ljubljana, Slovenia First year at BI (MSc BE major Finance) Second year at UL’s MSc in Banking and Finance First year at BI (MSc Financial Economics) Second year at UL’s Msc in Money and Finance UL is EQUIS and AACSB accredited Possibility to combine BI major in Finance with excellent courses in Economics and Strategic Management Excellent research in Economics Thesis: at Ljubljana One of the Mediterranean’s hidden jewels

23 Tilburg University MSC in Organisation Studies First year at BI Second year – 1 years MSc in Organisation studies – Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences 3 mandatory courses 2 elective courses from the one –year Thesis seminar 6 ECTS Thesis 24 ECTS in the Spring term written individually 11,900 students TU is situated in Southern Netherlands

24 Academic Associate Dean Astrid Richardsen approves course portfolio (subject to change ) - Learning agreement

25 University of Groningen First year at BI Second Year at University of Groningen Research University 2.250 international students (10%) MSc in Business administration – major Marketing 3 mandatory courses: Advanced Marketing research 10 ects Marketing Model Building 10 ects Marketing Leadership 5 ects Electives 10 ects Individual thesis 30 ects Groningen – University town 180000 inhabitans, 45.000 students Best and safest city in the Netherlands

26 Student Exchange Programme Exchange – A Unique Opportunity!

27 Where can you go? North America Acknowledged universities Few places, high interest, free electives South- and Central America Mexico, Chile, Peru Speak Spanish? – great possibilities Europe Erasmus scholarship for EU member Important political trading partners The Nordic Countries International environment Erasmus or Norek Asia Rapidly becoming a more important trading partner Australia and New Zealand Few places, many applicants Exciting, but consider alternative destinations

28 Diploma

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30 Who’s Eligible? Selection takes place in the first year of your MSc We are looking for motivated candidates with good GPA’s DD: Recommended GPA average B, no pending subjects Exchange: Strong C, one pending subject may apply for Europe Letter of motivation (in English) CV (in English) Application deadline: February 1

31 Application process A two-step process 1.Apply to the International Relations Office –1 February, 2011 –Online application form: –Letter of motivation –CV –Exchange/DD offer beginning of March 2.Apply to the host university –Final letter of admission from the DD/Exchange university place

32 Costs & Scholarship You pay tuition to BI Loan and scholarship in Lånekassen Scholarship: Erasmus

33 Questions : Hege Jordheim (exchange) Ellen Tobiasson (DD) Challenge yourself!

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