Globus is an interdisciplinary, pre-professional organization providing students interested in international business and politics with educational events, career training, and networking opportunities to empower people worldwide through business and policymaking.
- Speakers and roundtables. Past events have included:
- Lecture and Panel on Economic Transformation in Africa with Bishop Zac Niringiye of Kampala, Uganda and professors from Wheaton College Economics Department (September 2014)
- Film showings and talkbacks with Academics
- Documentary showing and talkback with Wheaton College professors remembering the Rwandan Genocide (April 2015)
- Tours of international corporations
- Money Museum and Lecture at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (December 2014)
- Gum factory belonging to the Mars Corporation (April 2015)
- Private tour of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and conversation with CEO (April 2015).
- We frequently receive invitations to major off-campus events, including the 2015 HALB (Harvard Association for Law and Business) Symposium.
- Coming in late April 2015: The Global Business Exchange at Wheaton:
- The GBE is an online forum for networking and idea incubation in international business.
- Created and hosted by Globus but a cooperative effort between business organizations.
- Globus hopes to significantly expand its connections to international organizations and corporations in the Chicago area to directly facilitate internship opportunities for students.
- Supporting Social Entrepreneurship
- Hosting the Elevate Competition. Winning businesses were an updated global emergency response software (Harvard Business School) and a cellular-based inventory system for logging medical supplies in third world countries.
- Dedication to global political and economic justice.
- Giving back through service: Beginning fall 2015, Globus will be partnering with a variety of organizations to perform domestic or international service (volunteering at missions organizations, hosting blood drives, participating in microfinance, opportunities, and engaging in educational partnerships with local schools).