Guest Speaker: Thomas Kirby

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Ever wonder what an International Business degree at WWU can lead to after you graduate? Come to this week’s meeting and listen to our guest speaker, Thomas Kirby, who was an IBUS alumnus at WWU and is now a Talent and Recruitment Coordinator at Ben Kinney Companies Tech Division. There are many opportunities ahead for IBUS students, so getting to speak to some alumni
and their experiences is a great opportunity to learn more about the possible paths an IBUS degree can provide! We will be meeting in Park’s Hall 104 at 5:00 pm this Thursday

See you soon!

-Your IBN officers

Current Event Discussion!

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A lot happens every day, but how do these events affect international businesses, big and
small, from around the world? Come to this week’s IBN meeting to learn, share, and discuss some current events that demonstrate the diverse and intriguing events of the international business world! Please, feel free to find your own current event and share a little bit about what you learned about it and share with the club. With such a diverse group full of different perspectives, I am sure we can have an intelligent and thought-provoking discussion.

Come see us in Park’s Hall 104 at 5:00pm.

-Your IBN officers

Winter Quarter Salutations

Hi All!
We hope you had an excellent break! We are very excited for this upcoming quarter. IBN’s officers have planned some fantastic speakers and events.
Our first meeting will be this Thursday, January 12th at 5pm in Parks Hall 104. Get to know our officers, other members, and learn about our club!
Western’s own management department head, Cristina Nelson, has graciously offered to provide pizza and drinks for this introduction meeting. So feel free to stop by, grab some pizza, and chat about IBN!
Hope to see you all there!
-Your IBN Officers

Discussion with Former Secretary of State, Robert Gates

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International Business Networking invites you to join us, along with other CBE clubs, listen to the former secretary of defense, Robert Gates, offer insights of how to an effective leader.

The discussion will take place this Thursday, November 17th, in Parks Hall 441 from 2:30-3:30. Feel free to bring along anyone who would be interested in learning more about his experiences and how to be a productive, respected leader.

Here is a link to learn more about his background and his latest book, ” A Passion for Leadership”

This will replace our usually scheduled 5pm Thursday meeting.

See you there,

Your IBN officers

IBN’s Resume Workshop

Hello, Aspiring Business Professionals!

We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our mock interview session with Jay Terrenal!

To prepare you for the upcoming career fair, IBN will be holding a Resume Workshop this

Thursday, October 20th5pm in PH 244!

It will be lead by Shelley Pearson from the Career Services Center. She will go over what a proper resume should include, be formatted, and how to personalize it for your professional interests.

Please bring a printed out copy of your current resume for editing!

Also, don’t forget to bring $5 for the membership fee.

Contact us if you have any questions!


IBN Officers

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Informative Mock Interview Session

Greeting Aspiring Business Professionals!
International Business is holding a mock interview session at our next meeting on
Thursday, October 13th, in Parks Hall 244!
Our guest speaker, Juntee Terrenal, will be conducting these interviews and give tips and critiques on how to best market your skills as a professional in the real world.
Mr. Terrenal is one of IBUS advisory board members, who is also the CEO of ReloNavigator.
ReloNavigator is an international, results-oriented, full-service advisory and service management company based in Bellingham.
Find below how to sign up for this unique opportunity! You won’t want to miss it!
We hope to see you there!!
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Fall Quarter First Meeting and Club Officer Positions Available!

Hey guys!

The club is looking for new officers for Fall quarter! We’d like to invite everyone to an informational meeting we’re hosting tomorrow evening, Thursday, at 5pm in PH 244.  In this meeting we’ll touch on the features and benefits the IBN club has to offer and what officer positions are open!

Please contact us at if you have any questions!

Below is a list of the positions are currently open for Fall quarter!


The Secretary is responsible for the taking of minutes of each of the business meetings (including officers’ business meetings), typing them, and presenting them at the next business meeting for review and possible further discussion. The Secretary is also responsible for organizing a committee to keep accurate attendance records at all International Business Network Club meetings and activities. This committee will also be responsible for collecting fees from non-members. The Secretary is responsible for creation and update of the membership roster of IBN Club. The Secretary will also keep a record of all attendees at International Business Club meetings, and maintain current nametags for all members.


Vice President of Marketing

The VP of Marketing’s main job is that of communication. They are responsible for making and posting weekly notices about the Thursday night meetings. These notices should be posted no later than the Tuesday afternoon before a Thursday night meeting. Copies of the notices should also be printed out for the Marketing folder. He/she must maintain regular contact with the VP of Activities in order to post current information. The President of Marketing is also responsible for making notices and large posters advertising upcoming special events and other International Business Club activities.

Webmaster/ Social Media

The Webmaster’s primary job is to keep the website up to date. This includes keeping the calendar of events and volunteer activities current, as well as other items of interest to members. (Check with other members, officers, and the Faculty Advisors.) The Webmaster is also responsible for placing officer photos and contact information on the website.
Depending  on the future growth of the club, more positions may open up, stay tuned!

CISabroad Info Session!

Are you interested in an internship abroad? Or what CISabroad has to offer?

Well this Thursday, May 5th, we’re proud to announce that speaker Victoria Quill, a CISabroad Representative, will be Skyping in to talk about customized internship programs, her CISabroad experience, and much more!

This meeting will take place in PH 104 at 5pm!

Pizza and snacks will be provided!

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