Undergraduate Alumni

What Are Graduates Doing With Their Degrees?

What can I do with my degree in Economics? is one of the most frequent questions Undergraduate Advisors in the Department receive. One of the best ways to answer that question is to see what our graduates actually do. Below is a sampling of the job titles and employers from the graduates of our program.

A Sample of Department Graduate Job Titles

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Aviation Officer
  • Banking
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Owner
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Clerk of Circuit Court
  • Credit Analyst
  • Data/Financial Analyst
  • Deputy Municipal Treasurer
  • Director of Communications
  • Director of Sales
  • District Attorney
  • Farmer
  • Financial Planner
  • Firefighter
  • Government Finance
  • Grants Coordinator
  • Investment Consultant
  • Hiring Logistics Specialist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Insurance Adjustor/Agent
  • IT Infrastructure Manager
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Law Enforcement
  • Lawyer
  • Managing Director
  • Margin Analyst
  • Market Strategist
  • MIS Director
  • Physician
  • Pilot
  • Playwright
  • Professor
  • Property Appraiser
  • Public Relations (VP of)
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Registered Nurse
  • Retail Manager
  • Retirement Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Service Consultant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Stockbroker
  • Systems Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Telecom Financial Analyst
  • Wealth Manager/Advisor

 

A Sample of Private Sector and Nonprofit Employers

  • American Express
  • American Family Insurance
  • Aurora Health Care
  • Bank Mutual Corporation
  • Bean Street Cafe
  • Blommer Chocolate Company
  • Brewery Credit Union
  • Center for Forensic Economic Studies
  • Center for Naval Analysis
  • CFW Capital Management Company
  • Columbia-St. Mary’s Hospital
  • ConocoPhillips
  • First Wisconsin Bank
  • Firstar Information Services
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Frito Lay
  • Fulcrum Consulting Services
  • GE Healthcare
  • Harley-Davidson Motorbikes
  • Johnson Controls
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • K-9 Friend Behavioral Counseling LLC
  • Kemper Securities Investment Co.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Landaas & Co Investments
  • Legal Aid Services of OK
  • Liberty Bank
  • M&I Bank
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • MillerCoors
  • Milwaukee Journal Communications
  • Mutual Saving and Loan
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Paratransit Inc
  • Potawatomi Bingo Casino
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • RFP Commercial
  • Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • Rockwell Automation
  • TimeWarner Cable
  • TJ Maxx
  • Tri City National Bank
  • United Airlines
  • US Bank
  • Vintage Mutual Funds
  • WE Energies
  • Wisconsin Asset Management

 

Public Sector Employers

  • City of Milwaukee
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Sheboygan Area School District
  • State of Wisconsin
  • US Army
  • US Bureau of the Census
  • US Department of Housing
  • US Department of Labor
  • US Department of Treasury
  • US Postal Service
  • Wauwatosa School District

 

Academic Employers

  • Bowdoin College
  • Georgia State University
  • Lakeland College
  • Marion College
  • Marquette University
  • Marshall University
  • UCLA
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater