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Discover boundless opportunities in Ireland this spring! Travel to Ireland with a diverse group of students from around WI who share your passion to gain global skills. Visit historical sites, attend lectures by top Irish instructors, and participate in company visits to receive a “behind the scenes” look at Irish businesses.
This program visits both Dublin and Waterford in partnership with the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown and Waterford Institute of Technology. It is the home of many multinational IT firms such as eBay, Google, PayPal and Symantec. Known for its amazing hospitality, Ireland takes pride in its heritage and culture which includes the Gaelic language, historical castles, hurling, and Gaelic football.
Examine the impact of intercultural competencies on team work in a European context.
Experience differences between US and Irish businesses.
Evaluate and research business models and/or life cycles of businesses.
Apply creative thinking skills to explore extended problem solving.
Strengthen leadership and team skills.
The study abroad experience aligns with NWTC Employability Skills; in particular, "value individual differences and abilities", and "demonstrate community and global accountability".
$3,100 is the estimated program cost, and includes:
Costs do not include: tuition (optional), some meals, personal spending money, and passport fees.
College of Business students: use this as your Career Experience
This study abroad experience will satisfy the Career Experience component in any College of Business associate degree program. Each academic program has criteria for assessment of learning; typically journaling and a portfolio presentation linking learning to the program outcomes.
All credit opportunities are optional.
Summer 2020 (Actual dates TBD)