The Department of Economics is committed to helping our students gain the skills and real-world experience required to succeed in today's competitive job market. Our undergraduate and graduate students develop robust job skills through various hands-on learning opportunities.

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Job Market Candidates and Placements

Prospective employers can browse our list of PhD candidates seeking employment.

Job Market

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Practice Your Skills in an Internship

Internships allow economics majors to explore potential career paths while gaining valuable networking skills, professional contacts and job experience. The Department of Economics offers course credit for qualifying internships.

Get Credit for an Internship

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Travel and Study Around the World

We live in an increasingly global world. Economics majors have the opportunity to study economics abroad in London or Edinburgh, Scotland. Study abroad experiences can give you the opportunity to learn more about other cultures, acquire and improve language skills, and enhance your academic knowledge.

Study Abroad

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Join the Economics Club

Economics students can strengthen their connections with faculty and peers in the Economics Club. You’ll have a chance to enrich your education by meeting new friends, learning from working professionals in the field, and engaging in original and independent research about economics.

Student Groups