What Can You Do With a Major in Economics?

Economics major careers and jobs

Many Marquette students who major in economics go to graduate school or law school, but many more work in the financial sector for banks, investment firms, brokerage houses and insurance companies. Economics majors also fit well into management and marketing positions in the manufacturing, retailing, nonprofit and government sectors.

Jobs for economics majors

What can you do with a major in economics? Here are just some of the companies that have recently hired Marquette graduates:

  • Assurant Health
  • Kerry Americas
  • MGIC
  • Misix Marketing
  • New York Federal Reserve Bank
  • Rockwell Automation
  • SABMiller
  • U.S. Department of Labor

Additional resources for careers in economics