What can I do with this major?

Area

Employer

 

Area:

Government

Sub-Area:

  • Cost Analysis
  • Intelligence
  • Foreign Trade Analysis
  • Public Administration
  • Transportation Management
  • Urban Planning

Employers:

  • Government departments involved in agriculture, business, finance, labor, transportation, urban economics, and international trade including: USDA, Department of Commerce, Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the United Nations, and the General Accounting Office

Area:

Economic Market Research

Sub-Area:

  • Research Analysis
  • Consulting

Employers:

  • Market research firms
  • Consumer goods manufacturing firms
  • Business firms
  • Consulting firms

Area:

Banking and Finance

Sub-Area:

  • Credit Lending
  • Operations
  • Systems
  • Trusts
  • Securities
  • Sales
  • Research

Employers:

  • Commercial banks
  • Regional banks
  • Savings and loan associations
  • National and regional brokerage firms
  • Discount brokerage houses

Area:

Insurance

Sub-Area:

  • Underwriting
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Claims

Employers:

  • Insurance firms

Area:

Healthcare

Sub-Area:

  • Hospital Management
  • Healthcare Analysis

Employers:

  • Private (LLC) corporations
  • US Department of Health
  • Hospitals
  • Health Maintenance Organizations

Area:

Other Business Areas

Sub-Area:

  • Management
  • Buying and Purchasing
  • Human Resources
  • Hospitality
  • Sales

Employers:

  • Department, grocery, drug, specialty, and variety store chains
  • Hotels, resorts, and tourism councils
  • Restaurants
  • Large corporations

Area:

Teaching

Sub-Area:

Employers:

  • Colleges and universities
  • Secondary public and private schools

General Information and Strategies

  • Choose a career focus and structure curricular and extra-curricular activities to achieve goals.
  • Obtain volunteer, part-time, summer, or internship experience to enhance career path. For example, complete a finance-related internship if interested in a career in banking.
  • Develop an excellent background in research, statistics, and computers.
  • Earn a graduate degree in economics, business, or other related fields for increased marketability.
  • Do informational interviewing with professionals to learn more about fields of interest.

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