Economics (all forms)

Transferable skills that Economic majors develop
Students studying Economica acquire many skills that can easily transfer to any subject matter:

Analyzing mathematically
Working with computers
Statistical and econometric analysis
Writing technically
Collaborating in teams
Thinking on feet
Speaking publicly  
Analyzing arguments critically 
Applying theory and concepts to economic events
Researching and investigating
Active listening
Advising regarding business issues
Preparing and writing reports
Learning actively

Possible job titles for Economics majors:
Credit Analyst
Director of Institutional Research
Environmental Planner
Insurance Agent
Investment Banker
Management Consultant
Marketing Manager
Trade Specialist
Trust Officer

Types of employers:
Advertising Firms 
Analysis/Forecasting Companies 
Banks & Financial Institutions
Business & Industry 
Chambers of Commerce
Consumer Organizations
Educational Institutions 
Employment Agencies
Fund-Raising Firms
Government Agencies
Human Resources Departments
Insurance Companies
Labor Unions
Management Consulting Firms
Public Relations  & Marketing Firms 
Political Action Groups
Real Estate Firms
Research and Development Firms

Visit the H-SC Economics Department website or catalogue!

Other sources of information
Career counselors, alumni, and faculty members are great resources. Visit Career Education early and often, and talk to professors in your major and related fields. Career Coaches can help connect you with alumni in career fields that interest you for informational interviews. Professional associations are excellent sources of career and employment information, and many of them have websites.  Contact the following organizations and websites for more information:

American Economic Association

Job Openings for Economists

National Association of Business Economists