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Global Consulting Program

Be prepared for the global workplace



Prepare yourself for the challenges of the global business environment you will encounter upon graduation by working in a cross-cultural consulting team to solve authentic business problems abroad.

Choose from among several exciting locations, each with its own rich cultural heritage and unique opportunities for hands-on learning in a global business context.

Applied business experience

Put your business skills to work providing solutions to complex problems for local and multinational clients.  Working with a real company challenges you to integrate your business skills and bring about positive change.

Cross-cultural immersion

Engage with your student peers abroad as colleagues, classmates and friends as you explore the distinctive culture of your chosen location. Each site offers unique excursions that will enrich your cross-cultural experience.

Global business leadership skills development

Gain valuable, career-building experience as you work in multicultural teams. Experience in cross-cultural communication and management is a must in today’s global business environment.

GCP Locations (pending approval)

  • Ghent, Belgium
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Dijon, France
  • Bayreuth, Germany
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Pecs, Hungary
  • Ancona, Italy 
  • Tokyo, Japan

Watch: hear from two students about OHIO's GCP

Read: GCP student ambassadors apply international consulting experience

In 2018, the Ohio University College of Business (COB) Global Consulting Program (GCP) sent 150 students to abroad to consult on projects for real companies. And this international experience can help set students on a life-changing and new career trajectory. Keep Reading

Application Information

 The application for summer 2020 has closed.


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When I signed up for GCP, I was only doing it to fulfill the Global Perspectives requirement. After one day in Argentina my mindset had completely changed. It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences of my life!


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