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Career opportunities in International Business

A degree in international business opens up opportunities for a career in all areas of business and management within organisations operating in an international environment.

This could include working in functional areas such as marketing, finance, human resource management or operations in multinational companies either in New Zealand or anywhere in the world. The course of study would also be good preparation for those wishing to pursue postgraduate studies in international business.

Recent graduates have been gained employment with companies such as Fletcher Forests, Owens Global Logistics, Maersk Sealand, Fecpak International, and the New Zealand Stock Exchange.

For more information, see the recent profiles of recent graduates:

Reckitt Benckiser (RB)-Hiring for 2013 & 2014

Northeast Quadrant is a recruitment firm specialising in graduates and young professionals, working with leading employers who outsource the recruitment function to us. We are currently working for Reckitt Benckiser (RB), recruiting graduates in business, marketing and international business, as part of their 2013 and 2014 Commercial (Sales and Marketing) Graduate Development

We are seeking top performing final year students, or students who may already have up to 12 months experience in the workforce, for these positions. Graduates will start in the programme in both mid 2013 and also early 2014, depending on when they complete their degrees.

Please see our current advertisement at should you wish to distribute the information to students.

We welcome students from the Department of International Business at the University of Otago to apply. Should you have any questions, please email Rebecca Green.

Recent graduate

"I wanted to gain a broad range of skills to allow me to work in a variety of industries. IB introduced me to business fundamentals such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics and statistics, while also focussing on the international aspects of crossborder and cross-culture business."

Florian Stroehle, Marketing Communications Manager - Winscribe

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University of Otago
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New Zealand