Riyaz Akhtar Experiential Education Program

Experience Global Business

Immerse yourself in real-world business environments that prepare you for the 21st-century global marketplace. Apply classroom lessons to practical situations that develop your expertise and put you in charge of your business career.

  • Compete in various challenges in New York around the world to test your knowledge of financial policy
  • Develop civic responsibility and social ethics in the business community
  • Participate in internships and practicum experiences where you’ll work with business leaders and gain valuable industry experience

Speak to your advisor to determine which activities are available each semester.

How Much Experiential Education Do I Need?

We encourage you to participate in as many experiential education activities as possible to fully develop your professional skills. You’re required to complete at least one documented activity from the list below as a part of fulfilling the degree requirements for a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Contact the Experiential Education Program director for details.

Experiential Education Activities

Successful completion of individual credit or non-credit-bearing activities earns you one Experiential Education point that you will apply toward your degree.

Credit Bearing Activities

Academic Service Learning

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Combine community service with classroom instruction to get a deeper understanding of civic responsibility and social ethics. (catalog course 340)

Broadridge Challenge

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Work with fellow NYIT students and executives from Broadridge Financial Solutions, a leading consulting firm offering technology-based solutions to the global financial services industry, to explore business solutions and recommend strategies. (BUISE404 or BUSIE701)

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Fed Challenge

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Research and analyze economic data, develop a forecast and ascertain risks, and formulate monetary policy in this competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. (BUSIE402)

International Workshop

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Travel the world and participate in business simulations with students from different countries. Gain multicultural perspectives as you collaborate and make entrepreneurial decisions for a global marketplace. Undergraduate business students with an interest in management, economics, finance, marketing, and human resources are eligible to apply. (BUSIE 401)

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Internships

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Get hands-on experience and a feel for corporate culture. See how professionals operate in the fast-paced global marketplace. Participate in real-world projects, build your professional network, and put your NYIT education into practice. You may take an internship for credit or on a no-credit basis. (catalog course 290, 390, 495, or 620, 625, 650)

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Practicum

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Work on an actual corporate project in the field with other NYIT students under the supervision of our faculty members. Develop real business solutions, make presentations to clients, and assess project outcomes. (BUSIE702)

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Study Abroad

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Immerse yourself in the cultural landscape of other nations. Choose from three different programs that give you the experiences to boost your foreign language skills, understand regional economies, and help transform yourself into a global executive. (BUSIE410 or BUSIE700)

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Non-Credit Bearing Activities

Accounting Challenge

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This Jeopardy-style game show pits you against students from different universities as you showcase your knowledge of auditing, taxes, ethics, and financial accounting.

Corporate Challenge

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Tackle the real-world problems of a local New York business while competing with other School of Management students for awards, scholarships, and cash prizes.

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Dean’s Student Intern Program

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Enhance your professional, entrepreneurial, and leadership skills while working with a School of Management faculty member to devise real-world business solutions with local businesses, student peers, and community partners. Get paid while receiving valuable mentorship and priceless work experience.

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Faculty-Mentored Student Research

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Collaborate with NYIT faculty members and get your work published in a peer-reviewed industry publication and in the NYIT journal SOURCE. Interested students may also wish to apply to the Dean's Student Intern program to support their efforts.

Passion Project

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Whether you want to create a fashion show to raise money for breast cancer, start a workshop series teaching little kids how to build their own computer, or launch some other project that contributes to the community or greater cause, we’ll help connect you with the resources, tools, and networks you’ll need to turn your vision into reality.

Student-Managed Portfolio

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Team up with peers as you step into the role of a Wall Street trader and manage a stock portfolio with real money. You’ll analyze market trends, devise investment strategies, and make recommendations to a board of financial executives.

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Teach with Technology Challenge

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Okay, it’s time for you to show us how you'd improve NYIT School of Management using the latest technology! Present your ideas in short lectures to faculty members alongside fellow classmates as you earn certificates and compete for cash prizes.

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VITA Program

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Put your accounting knowledge to work as you help others prepare their tax returns through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). Interested in joining the VITA program, register now.

Contact Us

Amr Swid, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor/Director of Experiential Education
516.686.1077
aswid@nyit.edu