Haller Global Honors Virtual Fellowship

The Haller Global Honors Fellowship program is exclusive to Pitt Business admitted to The Honors College. Please note that this program is optional for those students. 

This virtual international honors experience, exclusive for honors students accepted into the Haller Global Fellows program, provides an early global experience prior to the start of your first semester on campus.

The program will introduce you to the faculty, staff, and student organizations of Pitt Business, while providing the opportunity to engage in consulting projects with international organizations. As a participant, you will experience globalization first-hand through industry-specific virtual company tours, interacting with executives, and academic lectures that provide cultural and political perspective.

Want to learn more? Check out past students' blogs from the fellowship!

What You'll Accomplish: 

As an engaged and active participant on the program, you'll have the opportunity to develop:

  • an understanding of global business issues through classroom seminars and professional site visits
  • experience in project management and building client relationships through a hands-on consulting project 
  • transferable skills you can utilize toward your professional development
What You'll Study: 

The Haller Global Honors Fellowship is a 1-credit experiential learning course, centered around a 50-hour team consulting project. You will meet several times with your client and work with Pitt Business faculty on project deliverables, culminating in a final presentation of recommendations to the client.

In addition to the consulting project, you will participate in global business panels and cultural activities, Pitt Business student organization and alumni networking sessions, and information sessions with a variety of Pitt Business faculty and staff.

This program fulfills one foreign culture requirement for Pitt Business undergraduate students.

Experiential Learning Description: 

Participants in the 2021 Haller Global Honors Virtual Fellowship will complete a collaborative consulting project with a local, in-country non-governmental organization. The project will center around the organization's needs in the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion space within a global context.

Specific projects are based on the needs of your client; however, past projects have included: a social media management plan, a global business development, and a European market expansion plan.

Your Pitt Study Abroad Contacts: 

Anthony Gomez

¡Hola a todxs! I am an International Programs Manager for Pitt Business and a Western PA native. As an undergraduate students, I had my first experience abroad when my college choir toured the southern region of Spain, and I’ve been hooked ever since. One year after that, I spent a semester at la Universidad de Sevilla in Seville, Spain; which are among the best months of my life. I earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Westminster College and a master’s degree in Higher Education from Penn State (I know, I know). I’m looking forward to helping undergraduate students pursue global education opportunities to further develop their personal, academic, and professional goals.

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What's Included: 

The following are included in the program:

  • Tuition for one honors-level credit
  • Academic sessions lead by in-country specialists
  • Project mentoring from members of the world-class Pitt Business faculty
What Else You Need to Know: 

The Haller Global Honors Fellowship program is exclusive to Pitt Business Honors students. Students must be accepted to bother Pitt Business and the University Honors College to be eligible to apply for the program. Students accepted into the program are provided a scholarship which will cover all costs of the virtual program.
 
For instructions on completing the application, please review the detailed instructions here or email the program manager
 
Check this page for upcoming information and the program schedule. In the meantime, you can read more about the 2020 Haller Global Honors Virtual Fellowship here!