Whether it's interning in London, studying in Spain or doing research in Germany, many Hobart and William Smith students will have had some kind of international learning experience before they graduate.

The 21st century business person will require global and cultural competencies to work in the global economy. It is highly recommended that you choose an off-campus program that provides the experience of living in a society and culture unfamiliar to you. In addition, make time for an internship in a business or not-for-profit setting so that you can gain first-hand experience of the processes of business and management.

While the Center for Global Educations offers abroad programs on six continents, pre-business students will most benefit from programs in Copenhagen, Denmark; Lingnan, Hong Kong; and Washington, D.C. Many offer courses specifically tailored for business-minded students, and most of them offer business-related internship opportunities.


At HWS, students have the freedom to study at any of our Global Education destinations.

The featured abroad program is recommended for pre-business students based on content of the curriculum:


Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.