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Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at MSU
International Studies and Programs
Michigan State University
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Suite 124
East Lansing MI 48824-1035
Tel: 517-884-2129
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Back to Directory Laura Wise Career Development Manager The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program

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Biography: Ms. Laura B. Wise is the career development manager for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Michigan State University (MSU). Her position focuses on the career and professional development that prepares MSU’s MasterCard Scholars to be competitive candidates for internships and long-term employment.

Ms. Wise works to connect the Scholars to prospective employers through an expansive global network. Before joining The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at MSU, Ms. Wise worked for the Michigan House of Representatives as well as at MSU’s Office for International Students and Scholars where she was an international student advisor and experiential learning coordinator.

Ms. Wise holds a bachelor of arts in philosophy and a bachelor of science in communications from Grand Valley State University and a master's of higher, adult, and lifelong education from MSU, which she completed in 2010.

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