University of Vermont

CALS Community Entrepreneurship Major

Community Entrepreneurship

Alumni with degrees in Community Entrepreneurship pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Community Entrepreneurship.

Job Title

Career Industry

Admissions & Alumni Liaison Education
Contract Specialist Federal Government
Customer Relationship & Marketing Specialist Transportation
Head Teller Financial Services
Internal Wholesaler Financial Services
President Health Care
Relationship Management Specialist Technology
Principal Gifts Coordinator Higher Education

 

Recent Employers

Boston Red Sox Fidelity Investment
LinkedIn Middlebury College
Sun Life Financial TD Bank
U.S. Federal Government Virgin Atlantic Airways
Yahoo, Inc.

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Community Entrepreneurship

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Isolating the specific form the general in order to develop solutions
Logical reasoning

Explaining ideas and giving clear directions
Attention to detail

Persuasive speaking skills
Simplifying complex ideas
Clear written and verbal communication

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Interviewing
Conducting research
Gathering and interpreting data

Translating theory into action
Planning and administering programs

Organizing ideas, materials, and information
Computer and statistical competence

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Working with colleagues to brainstorm solutions and implement programs

Working with diverse populations
Assessing community needs and values

Ability to analyze systems and make recommendations for improvements

To learn more about majoring in Community Entrepreneurship at UVM go to: http://www.uvm.edu/cdae/?Page=community-entrepreneurship.html

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