Career Talk with CEO & Other Executives at Bank of China

Now that the semester is wrapping up, take a break from your studies and network with experienced senior leaders from Bank of China USA. This is your chance to learn more about their international business and operations in the United States.

This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from the President and CEO of Bank of China USA, Mr. Wei Hu, and his executive teams. You will hear from Dennis Huang, Executive Vice President, and Alan Wong, Managing Director, Head of Human Resources. Topics of conversations will include Bank of China’s operations and development in the United States, the current economic environment and career opportunities for current students and recent grads. Don’t miss the chance to be in the room with these business leaders, and ask them for insights and advice. This is open to those in all fields of study and professions.

The event will take place at Bank of China’s Manhattan location, at Bryant Park. Light refreshments will be provided.


Cultural Cuisine @Pasteur Grill and Noodles

Get ready to embark on a culinary journey through Vietnam with One To World's Cultural Cuisine! Join us at Pasteur Grill and Noodles, the oldest Vietnamese restaurant in Chinatown. Since 1987, Pasteur has been delighting diners with authentic flavors from the owner's childhood.


As part of our group of 16 international students, you'll have the opportunity to savor some of the most popular Vietnamese dishes, such as Phở (Vietnamese noodle soup), Bánh Mì (Vietnamese sandwich), and Cơm tấm (Grilled pork chop rice plate). The restaurant takes immense pride in their Phở, meticulously preparing the broth each day using high-quality ingredients and a time-honored cooking process.


During your visit, you'll be treated to a selection of shared appetizers, your choice of a main course, and one delectable dessert. This is a fantastic chance to explore the rich flavors and textures of Vietnamese cuisine while learning about the history and passion behind Pasteur Grill and Noodles.


Don't miss out on a chance to spend an unforgettable evening with new friends, bonding over a shared love for food and cultural exploration. We hope that after this visit, you'll understand why this Chinatown gem has been captivating taste buds for over three decades! To read more details about the restaurant and its owner, check out this video!

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Please note that all program fees are nonrefundable.

Shared Appetizers

  • Chả giò tôm (Cripsy Spring Rolls - shrimp)
  • Chà giò thịt (Cripsy Spring Rolls - pork)
  • Khoai lang chiên (Sweet Potatoe fries)

Main Course (Choose 1)

  • Phở xe lửa (Special combination noodle soup)
  • Bún chả giò (Vermicelli salad & spring rolls)
  • Phở bò kho (Fragrant beef stew)
  • Cơm sườn bì chả (Grilled pork chop rice plate)
  • Bún bò Huế (Beef noodle soup)
  • Vietnamese sandwich Vietnamese sandwich (Variety of choices: classic, grilled pork, grilled shrimp, grilled chicken, sauteed tofu)

Dessert (Choose 1)

  • Chè chuối (Banana with tapioca in coconut milk)
  • Bánh flan (Creme caramel)

Campus to Career: Virtual Mock Interviews and Career Advice with KPMG

When it comes to interviewing for a job or an internship, you can never have enough practice! That is why doing mock interviews can help prepare you for the questions you are likely to encounter during an interview. To do this we encourage you to join professionals from KPMG for mock interviews and career advice to practice your interviewing skills and gain invaluable preparation for the job market! KPMG firms operate in 143 countries and territories across the globe, offering audit, tax and advisory services.


At this event with KPMG, you will get one on one interviews with working professionals who will give expert feedback and advice for your career questions. The professionals from KPMG come from all different professional backgrounds, so you do not have to have an accounting background to participate in this event.


Join us to practice your interviewing skills, connect with professionals, and get your applications on the right track!

All-Day Leadership Workshop with Fortune 100 Executive Coach at One World Trade Center

Global leaders today face new challenges due to the speed of technological, social, and economic change. These constant changes require new skills, perspectives, and mindsets.  In this full-day workshop led by Fortune 100 executive coach Linda A. Smith, you will learn cutting edge thinking on top leadership practices on emotional intelligence, communication, influence, teambuilding, developing a circle of advisors, mindfulness, and compassion. You will have access to coaching tips normally reserved for top global executives and CEOs.


This workshop will be highly interactive and will include lectures on the topics above, reflection, self-assessment, video vignettes and discussions in large group, small group, and pairs.  You will be able to meet, learn from and network with dynamic students from around the world.


This workshop includes: 

  • Light Breakfast
  • Interactive Lectures on Emotional Intelligence
  • Lunch
  • Exclusive Networking Opportunities
  • Certificate of Completion



Linda A. Smith is a highly skilled global management consultant with 20+ years of experience working with executives of Fortune 100 companies. She advises executives in leadership effectiveness, high performance team development, culture, change, influencing, change management, and interpersonal savvy.

Early bird discount ends on February 27th!

Corporate Governance Session 2 at IHouse & $750 Scholarship Opportunity

Are you interested in networking with professionals and enhancing your skills in the corporate world?


Join us for our second discussion and hear from two leaders in the corporate and academic world:
Harald Halbhuber is a partner in the Capital Markets practice at Shearman & Sterling, where he focuses on complex corporate finance transactions, representing issuers and investment banks in debt and equity offerings, high yield financings, debt restructurings and equity derivatives. He also advises clients on critical disclosure and financial reporting matters, an area on which he has authored several publications.


Martin Gelter, expert in comparative corporate law and governance, joined the faculty of Fordham Law School in 2009. He has been a Visiting Professor at National Taiwan University and University of Paris-II, a Considine Fellow in Law and Economics at Harvard Law School, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bologna, and an assistant professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics. Martin has been an ECGI research member since 2006. Among other degrees, Martin holds an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.A. in Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences from Columbia University.


As experts in corporate governance, Harald and Martin will speak on the importance of responsible corporate management and best practices in the field. They will share their professional experiences in the business and academic world and facilitate a conversation on this important topic that impacts all of us consumers, professionals, and global citizens. There will also be an opportunity for networking with the speakers and other attendees, as well as refreshments.


Attending this event is also an opportunity to qualify for a scholarship of up to $750!

To apply, please submit an essay here of no more than 900 words, answering the question: “What is the number one corporate governance issue in your home country and how would you address it?” There is a first-place prize of $750, and a second-place prize of $500, made possible by the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust. Please note, you MUST attend at least one session to qualify for the scholarship.


The application for the scholarship deadline is: Monday, April 22nd at 10:00AM EST. (There will be 1 more session in the spring.)


One To World Twilight Cruise Around Manhattan

Experience stunning views of the city while enjoying the best songs from around the world on One To World's annual Twilight Cruise this May!

You've likely absorbed the famous Manhattan skyline from the popular Staten Island Ferry, or from visits to other boroughs, but have you enjoyed these views on a party boat with a few hundred new and existing friends?


This floating party is One To World's biggest events! Celebrate the end of the semester by dancing the night away on the ship deck with a live DJ, 600 international students, and other friends of One To World!

Virtual Discussion on Higher Education

Are you curious to learn more about the education system in the US from the perspective of higher education? Are you interested understanding the difference between 4-year institutions and community colleges, as well as the workforce development programs that exist at these institutions? You’ll have the opportunity to hear from three higher education professionals as they offer some background about their respective institutions, as well as their transfer program partnership at this informative virtual session.

During this Zoom talk, you will hear from:

  • Eli Cohen, Deputy Director, International Student Recruitment & Marketing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
  • Paul Shively, Director of BMCC Language Immersion for International Students, CUNY Language Immersion Program and others, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
  • Kim Vo, Assistant Director of Admissions, Recruitment & International Outreach/DSO at Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY


There will be a Q & A at the end of the Zoom so come prepared with questions!


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One To World Walk: Trip and Hike to Garrison, New York

Escape the city and experience some incredible Hudson River views in Garrison, New York!


We are once again heading to the Hudson Highlands to hike up Sugarloaf Mountain, this time in partnership with New York University! We will begin our day walking along the Hudson River and making our way up a moderately to slightly challenging (depending on experience) trek to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain. The walk will be in a wooded area and steep, so please wear suitable outdoor shoes, long pants, and bring lots of water.


Afterwards, we will explore the town of Garrison and all that is has to offer! From quaint antique shops, cafes, and a lovely waterfront, it will be the perfect chance to see it all before heading back to the train station.


Ticket will not include lunch or your train ticket. We encourage you to bring lunch with you and we will enjoy it on the top of the mountain!


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