Alumnus Career Panel: African Development and Career Opportunities

Career Talk
Jan 09, 2013
06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
114 Katz Building, University Park

Jinghao Lu

Penn State graduate Jinghao Lu leads discussion on working experience in African development, internship and job opportunities, best career advice, and more.

Jinghao Lu is an Analyst of China-Africa Desk of the Johannesburg-based capital advisory firm, Frontier Advisory, in South Africa. He has been assisting in providing research report and strategy advisory to Chinese and South African multinationals with regard to their emerging market strategy. 

As a Schreyer Honors Scholar at Penn State University, Jinghao received a Master of International Affairs and a B.A. in sociology (with economics minor) at the same time in December, 2011. Jinghao's academic focus is China-Africa economic relationship. In 2009 and 2011, he went to Ghana (West Africa) and conducted his thesis research on the Chinese corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in Africa. Outside the classroom, Jinghao was an active student leader in several student organizations, serving as President of International Student Council at Penn State.

Jinghao was born and has lived in Shanghai, China for 19 years. He is fluent in both Mandarin and English, and is now learning Portuguese. He has lived or travelled in over 10 countries in Asia, North America and Africa.

This session is organized by the School of International Affairs and co-sponsored by the Center for Global Studies, the International Law Society, and Schreyer Honors College.

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