Careers and Internships

Careers and Internships

Business Economics Jobs

Graduates of Penn State Behrend’s business economics program hold positions such as benefits consultant, investment analyst, consultant, attorney, loan officer, investment broker, regional economist, field economist, labor relations specialist, financial adviser, market analyst, risk analyst, senior trust accountant, and patent lawyer.

Employers of Penn State Behrend graduates include: U.S. Department of Treasury, four of the Federal Reserve Banks, IRS, AT&T, First Energy Services, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Mellon Bank, MBNA Marketing Systems, Navigant Consulting, Office Max, Price Waterhouse Coopers Consulting, Toyota Motors North America, Inc., Vanguard Group, and GE Global Supply Chain Sourcing.

Learn more about the various career tracks in Business Economics.

Career Planning

The Academic and Career Planning Center (ACPC) assists students with career and life planning. You may schedule appointments with the ACPC staff to discuss career interests, skills, values, and goal setting, as well as how to find career information, internships, full-time jobs, and graduate schools. Students are encouraged to utilize the services of the ACPC.

Internships and Co-ops

Students in the School of Business can incorporate an internship experience into their academic program. These professional, career-related experiences in an organizational setting are valuable for a student's professional career development, and students may receive academic credit that applies to their degree program.

If you are a student looking for more information on co-op and internship listings and how to apply, please contact your adviser or the Academic and Career Planning Center.