Valley News Recent Headlines
Facilitating Global Business Partnerships with the World Trade Center
08.28.13 |
Outside the classroom, LVC provides other locally based opportunities for international studies, such as its internship at the World Trade Center of Harrisburg, which helps member companies explore and develop avenues for selling their products abroad. “The key objective of any internship is to prepare a student to be a contributing member of the professional community. What’s so fantastic with this World Trade Center internship is that students get exposure to multiple types of businesses—all of which are on the cusp of expanding internationally—which gives students a sense of just how vibrant are the international business opportunities in central Pennsylvania,” says Treva Clark, assistant professor of business, who worked with the World Trade Center to create the internship in 2010. “There are very few colleges like LVC that have a full organizational membership to the World Trade Center, which just reinforces the fact that LVC recognizes how important it is for us to create and foster opportunities to connect students with businesses that are leading the international growth and economic development of our region. This internship creates opportunities for our students to be a part of that.”

Business administration major Cody Richard ’14 is in his second semester as an intern at the World Trade Center of Harrisburg. “I wanted an internship in corporate America that would be very hands-on and where I’d learn a lot, so this has been perfect,” he says. “I work with a great variety of businesses. I’ve worked with York Wallcoverings, the world’s largest wallpaper manufacturer. I’ve worked with Martin’s Potato Rolls. I’ve worked with one-person businesses too, all the different extremes, which is really great.”

Clark, who teaches international business classes at LVC, feels strongly about the importance of instilling an international awareness and competency in every student. “I think you could make the argument that there isn’t a single major on campus that isn’t affected by international commerce,” she says. “Whether you’re going to be a physical therapist or a biologist, the competition that’s occurring internationally is something about which ever single student needs to be aware, whether they’re going into business or not.”


08.23.16
Ensemble Chaconne to Perform at LVC Sept. 15
View Full Story

08.23.16
Benefits Abound for Graduates of School of Municipal Government Training
View Full Story

08.22.16
Lebanon Valley College and Gaudenzia Clients Partner in Community Service
View Full Story

08.22.16
Incoming LVC Students Oriented to Serve Throughout the Region
View Full Story

08.19.16
Lebanon Valley College Earns National Recognition as College of Distinction
View Full Story

08.17.16
Grammy Award-Winning Folk Artist Dom Flemons to Perform Sept. 13
View Full Story

08.16.16
Communication Sciences & Disorders and Speech-Language Pathology Program Newest Addition to LVC
View Full Story

08.15.16
The Friday Night Entertainment Series Kicks Off This Fall
View Full Story

08.12.16
Now Showing: An American Century at the Movies is the Newest Arnold Art Gallery Exhibit
View Full Story

08.11.16
Lebanon Valley College Named to Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges” List
View Full Story

08.09.16
LVC Introduces New Faculty Members for 2016-17 Academic Year
View Full Story

08.08.16
Analytical Finance Major Introduced at The Valley
View Full Story

08.04.16
LVC Welcomes Third Class of Allwein Scholars
View Full Story

08.03.16
Best-Selling Author Susannah Cahalan to Visit LVC
View Full Story

08.02.16
Brianne Eisenecker ’18 Expands Teaching Skills in Cambodia*
View Full Story

07.25.16
Luke Kruger-Aimone ’19 Dives into the Unknown with Newly Released Single
View Full Story