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International Business Resources to Help You Build Skills for an International Business Career

CGBP Skill Builders for Students
Detailed resources to help you build skills, network and get a job relevant to international trade topics and the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Credential. Check out our brief VIDEO explaining what you will find.

Prepare for the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) Credential Exam
Specific international trade skill building resources to help you prepare for the Certififed Global Business Professional (CGBP) Credential Exam. Check out our brief VIDEO explaining what you will find.

International Trade Basics Course - This course is brought to you by the Center for International Trade Development at Merced College. This course was created by trade professionals with more than 20 years of experience providing international business training to companies, small businesses and entrepreneurs. It includes over 19 video modules that span all topics related to export and import trade.

Video Series
A series of full-length videos provided by Merced CITD, through a contract with the Michigan State University, Center for International Business Education and Research (MSU CIBER). They include:
GlobalEDGE - An Essential Resource: VIDEO - PPT
Global Supply Chain Management: VIDEO
International Finance And Accounting: VIDEO - PPT
International Marketing: VIDEO - PPT
International Trade: VIDEO - PPT
Nasbite CGBP Credential: VIDEO - PPT
CGBP Practice Exam: VIDEO
Reviewing The 4 Domains Part 1: VIDEO
Reviewing The 4 Domains Part 2: VIDEO
Reviewing The 4 Domains Part 3: VIDEO
Tips And Resources For The CGBP Exam: VIDEO
Understanding The Nasbite CGBP: VIDEO


Resources to Help You Find an Internatinal Business Job or Select a College

Merced College CITD Career Plan External Link
Download and complete the Merced College CITD Career Plan. This MS Word template will take you through a detailed career planning sequence to help you identify and explore your top career choices. Simply right click the link to download the file, and then open it to start the process. Check out our brief VIDEO explaining what you will find.

Google - International Trade Job Search External Link
Use Google® to search job sites for international trade jobs. If you use the Chrome or Firefox browsers, the first link will be for a Google Job Center page.

U.S. News Best Colleges External Link
U.S. News provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search. From National Universities> External Link and Liberal Arts Colleges> External Link to A-Plus Schools for B Students> External Link, find the right one for you.

Niche External Link
Niche is a platform that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. They rigorously analyze dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews to produce comprehensive rankings, report cards, and profiles for every K-12 school, college, and neighborhood in the U.S.

College Board Student Planning Portal External Link
College Board student planning portal - BigFuture, provides detailed resources to help you find colleges, explore careers, pay for college, get in, and make a plan.

Peterson's college and university portal External Link
Whether you're looking for information on finding the right university for you or how to prepare for tests like the ACT, SAT, or GRE, Peterson's provides the facts and info you'll need to make an informed decision. They know it's an often overwhelming experience, but relax – they've got your back.

International Trade Career & Job Links External Link
International trade career and job links relevant to the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) accreditation domains of practices. Can be sorted by Date or Relevance, for your convenience.

International Trade Career Pathway Video Series External Link
International trade career pathways relevant to the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) accreditation domains of practices. Special thanks is extended to all of our industry experts and the District Export Council of Southern California for sharing with members of the export community.