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Wagner Distinguished Chair of Business & Management, Executive-in-Residence
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Galesburg, IL 61401
4 Ways to Experience Your Education
Internships are an integral part of pursuing a minor in business and management at Knox. The Bastian Family Career Center can help you find one that best matches your goals and interests. A few places where Knox students have interned include the Center for American Progress, Council on Foreign Relations, Boeing, Ameriprise Financial, and Caterpillar.
Here are a few of ways Knox students have recently integrated their business skills and knowledge through an internship:
Our students take advantage of more than 50 off-campus study programs. London Semester, which offers options in international business, international relations, and the humanities, is of special interest to business students. Business students have also recently studied in Chicago, Washington D.C., China, Singapore, and the Philippines.
The Knox Business Club fosters connections between students and local business owners as well as individuals working in the larger financial community via alumni receptions, excursions to businesses, and networking events. Run by students, the club hosts speakers and panels and offers career resources. Recent club activities have included visits to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Morningstar, John Deere, the Chicago Climate Exchange, and the Booth Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.
In addition, students have the opportunity to network with alumni throughout the year through programming like the Business Intensive Seminar and the Chicago Business Trip, which provide close mentorship and collaboration with Knox alums in the business world.
Knox frequently brings speakers to campus who are experts on timely topics related to business and management. Some recent examples are: