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.

Who Hires Business Economics Majors?

Employers of recent Behrend Business Economics graduates include the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and several Federal Reserve Banks, AT&T, Bombardier, MBNA Marketing Systems, Navigant Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oracle, Toyota Motors North America, Vanguard Group, Volvo Commercial Finance, and GE Global Supply Chain Sourcing.

Learn more about the various career tracks in Business Economics.

Career Planning

Penn State Behrend has a comprehensive support system to help you identify and achieve your goals for the classroom and beyond. Meet with your academic adviser often and also take advantage of the services offered by the Academic and Career Planning Center and by the Black School of Business’ Professional Development Program. You can do this beginning your first semester on campus.

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.