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- International work experience gained through internships at top multinational corporations and organizations.
- A high-impact curriculum at Georgetown University.
- Custom-tailored networking and professional development opportunities, access to career workshops, technical skills workshops, and employer information sessions.
- A wide array of lectures, seminars and conferences on the Georgetown campus.
- A strong international alumni network encompassing rising executives across the spectrum of international business.
- Access to Georgetown’s student clubs. Specific clubs in which students could participate include finance club, energy club, consulting club, emerging markets network, and social entrepreneurship club.
Based on their individual interests, Wallenberg Fellows will be matched to internships at premier institutions and organizations related to business, finance, economics, policy, and government.
The internship is designed as an authentic international business experience, centered on a specific project, paper, or other corporate initiative. Given the background and distinction of the Wallenberg Fellows, the international companies that participate will benefit greatly as well, gaining access to some of the most talented students in the world.
SUMMER 2015 INTERNSHIPS
Olivia Lamb’s summer internship was with the Merger and Acquisition Group of Electrolux, where she worked on acquisition projects in different stages of the process, spanning various business sectors and geographies.
Anastasia Nedayvoda was an intern at Ericsson, where she helped in strategy development and supported the execution of forward-looking technologies.
Marta Khomyn’s summer internship was at the World Bank Group, where she worked on designing Rapid Technology Skills Training Programs to improve job creation in the developing world.
Alec Albright interned at Investor AB. Mr. Albright conducted analyses on existing investments as well as new potential investments while learning about corporate financial matters, commercial and strategic analysis and valuation.
Piotr Rozwałka was an intern at the World Resources Institute in the Land Resources Rights Initiative, where he co-authored an economic working paper on the cost/benefit analysis of secure community forest tenure.
Hannes Tordengren’s summer internship was at the Peterson Institute for International Economics where his work involved research on pension reform, energy efficiency, business regulation and innovation.
One of the primary goals of the Wallenberg International Fellows Program is developing future leaders of international businesses as well as public and private organizations around the globe.
All six members of the inaugural cohort had the opportunity to take part in internships at international organizations and companies. We asked them to share some of the key leadership lessons they learned as part of their experiences.