Wharton International Program

Wharton International Program (WIP) is a short-term international business course that gives undergraduate students an amazing global opportunity featuring business site visits, faculty lectures at our partner schools, cultural excursions, and networking opportunities with undergraduate students and business contacts from the destination countries. In addition to learning about another country’s business environment and culture, students earn 0.5 course units that can be used towards business-breadth or elective credits. Three WIP courses are offered each year including a social impact themed course, a retail themed one and a general business theme. Past trip sites include Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, China, and Italy.

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Maxine WinstonInternational Opportunities at Wharton

By Maxine Winston, W’14 As a Wharton student, I have had several opportunities to contextualize my business studies with international experiences. For example, my freshman year, I traveled to South Africa and Botswana as part of a Wharton International Program, and this upcoming winter break, I am traveling to RwandaRead More

Penn Senior Julio German Arias Crosses Continents to Bridge Cultures

Julio German Arias’ first three years at the University of Pennsylvania have been filled with enriching, life changing experiences, both inside and outside the classroom. His interests have led him to singing in the Glee Club, learning to speak French and Portuguese, studying in Rio de Janeiro and being elected a Wharton representativeRead More

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Twenty Wharton undergraduates participated in the Wharton International Program (WIP) trip to Morocco and Portugal over spring break, March 1-10.  As part of the social-impact-themed, half-credit course, students visited socially responsible companies, participated in service projects, and visited various cultural sites in both Morocco and Portugal. While in Morocco, theRead More

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