University of Vermont

CAS Economics Major


Alumni with a degree in Economics 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 Economics.


Job Title

Career Industry

Assistant Language Teacher Foreign Government
Business Analyst/Collateral Manager Bank
Environmental Communications Consulting
GIS Specialist Tax Service
Account Manager Non-Profit
City Planner Industrial Planning Company
Wealth Management Group Wealth Management Associate
Administrative Assistant Real Estate Investment
Consultant Career Placement
Investment Management Consultant Software
Financial Management Electric Company
Clinical Research Coordinator Cancer Institute
Associate City Planning
Teacher Secondary Education
Research Assistant Bank
Associate Researcher Global Executive Search Entity
Americorp Volunteer Coordinator Environmental Non-Profit
Press Secretary Politics
Staff Assistant Politics
Project Assistant Economics
Business Development Associate Media Agency
Director of Financial Services Non-Profit
Career Counselor Counseling
Professor of Economics Higher Education
Broker Investment Banking
Director of Operations Travel and Tourism
Non-profit Organizational Consultant Consulting
General Council Law
Senior Technical Lab Specialist Technology
Senior Marketing Manager Sales and Marketing
Construction Manager Construction
Math Teacher Secondary Education
Vice President Real Estate
Para educator Secondary Education
Loan Officer Banking
Vice President Health Care Administration


Recent Employers

JumpForward Linedata services
Criteo Good360
Club Resource Group CareCloud
HUB Boulder Beacon Hill Associates
Barclays Capital, Inc. Raymond James and Associates, Inc.
Champlain Chocolate Company Fidelity Capital Markets
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Boston Partners Financial Group

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 Economics

Critical Thinking Skills Leadership and Administration Skills Communication Skills

Analytic approach to problem solving
Ability to evaluate data reports and business proposals

Adherence to deadlines
Inventing solutions based on the specifics of a problem
Adapting ideas to new situations

Clear oral and written communication skills
Active listening

Research and Investigation Skills Design and Planning Skills Information Management Skills

Reviewing trends through observation of data
Analyzing and understanding relationships

Knowledge of production, distribution and consumption of goods
Attention to detail

Organization of ideas and materials
Ability to keep accurate data and interpret it effectively

Interpersonal Skills Skills and Assessing Values Specialized Skills

Working on teams to test theories and develop solutions

Ability to advise business strategies
Interpretation of relevant data from in depth statements

Preparation of financial reports
Statistical and mathematical knowledge
Grant writing

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