Guide to the AIESEC, Duke University Chapter Records, 1966 - 1970


AIESEC (formerly known as Association Internationale des étudiants en Sciences économiques et Commerciales) coordinates international exchange traineeships for students of business and related fields. The Duke University chapter of AIESEC was founded ca. 1966. Records include general correspondence, business contact lists, recruiting materials, and evaluations. Major subjects include Duke University students, student groups, international student exchange, business education, and Association Internationale des étudiants en Sciences économiques et Commerciales. Materials range in date from 1966-1970.

Descriptive Summary

AIESEC Duke University Chapter records 1966 - 1970
Association internationale des étudiants en sciences économiques et commerciales. Duke University chapter.
1.0 Linear Feet , 1,000 Items
University Archives, Duke University
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult University Archives, Duke University.

Collection Overview

The records contain materials pertaining to AIESEC, an international student-run organization providing international exchange traineeships for college students. Correspondence makes up the bulk of the records, but they also include chapter meeting notes, recruitment information, and business contact and traineeship information. Materials range in date from 1966-1970.

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, local, 1966-1970
Box 1 Folder 1-2
Correspondence, AIESEC national, 1969-1970
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence with University of North Carolina chapter, 1966-1968
Box 1 Folder 4
General chapter guidance materials, 1966-1969
Box 1 Folder 5
North Carolina business contacts, undated
Box 1 Folder 6
Solicitation letters, 1968-1971
Box 1 Folder 7
Chapter meeting notes and recruiting materials, 1969, undated
Box 1 Folder 8
Traineeships granted via Duke University chapter, ca. 1966-1970
Box 1 Folder 9

Historical Note


The Duke University chapter of AIESEC was founded around 1966. AIESEC is an international, non-political, non-profit, student-run, independent, educational foundation. It is comprised of students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education who are interested in professional careers in economics and management. AIESEC provides companies with highly qualified, cost-effective temporary workers from many countries. These students and recent graduates provide insight into foreign markets and bring an international perspective to management. Internationally, AIESEC arranges the details to place more than 6,000 business graduates each year. In the United States, AIESEC provides traineeships with companies such as IBM, AT&T, Arthur Andersen, and General Electric.

The Duke University chapter was responsible for locating companies in North Carolina interested in sponsoring an international student for a short traineeship exchange, and for hosting foreign students. The Duke University chapter also worked with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill chapter to provide orientation, entertainment, and guidance for students who came to the Raleigh-Durham, N.C. area on an AIESEC traineeship exchange. The Duke University chapter organized the exchange of many students during the late 1960s; the majority of students traveled to work in western European offices.

As of 2003, AIESEC is active at Duke University.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Fuqua School of Business records. (University Archives, Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AIESEC, Duke University Chapter Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The AIESEC, Duke University Chapter Records was received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1976.

Processing Information

Processed by Emily Glenn

Completed February 2003

Encoded by Jill Katte, August 2003

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