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Career Paths


At Beloit, you don’t just get a degree, we make sure you’re prepared for a career.

A Economics & Business degree can help you pursue many careers, with the following being some common examples.

Career Paths

   Beloit students make valuable networking connections with alumni during Econ Day in Chicago.

Accounting

Accountants create financial reports for firms and individuals, monitor financial outlooks, and examine financial documents. Their main goal is to help companies and organizations meet the requirements and standards set by the government and certain industries. Accounting professionals work in nearly every sector of the economy, even entrepreneurially as personal financial advisors, certified public accountants (CPAs), or financial planners.

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Student taking notes in a data analysis class.

Data Analytics

The field of data analytics encompasses a wide variety of data-related careers. Typically, a data science firm works to capture, maintain, process, and analyze data and then communicate the results. Data scientists are able to translate enormous amounts of data into answers that stakeholders in varying industries can utilize.

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Beloit College students spend a day in Chicago at the annual Econ Day learning and networking with alumni about business opportunities.

Finance

Finance is a diverse field with a wide range of opportunities for those who want to help people, or companies, succeed financially. The umbrella term covers jobs such as a financial or investment advisor, trader, stockbroker, financial analyst, portfolio manager, investment banker, and various positions in corporate finance & the insurance industry.

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Students and alumni network during Econ Day.

Financial Advising

A financial advisor meets with clients to assess their monetary goals and create a portfolio of stocks and funds that will allow them to reach these goals. Advisors bridge the gap between people and “the market.” Through listening to clients’ wants and needs, close relationships are developed.

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Beloit students explore their own entrepreneurial skills in the Makers Lab at the Center for Entrepreneurship in Liberal Education (CELEB) in downtown Beloit.

Market Research

Market research analysts perform research and gather data to help a company market its products or services. They gather data on consumer demographics, preferences, needs, buying habits and evaluate them using statistical techniques and software. Their aim is to interpret what the data means for their clients and forecast future trends. They often make charts, graphs, and other visual aids to present the results of their research.

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A Beloit student designs a project at the Center for Entrepreneurship.

Marketing

Marketing is a field that aims to mold the image of a company, person, or product. There are many careers within marketing, including public relations, brand management, and advertising. Each of these jobs is unique, but all of them involve using research, developing creative communication strategies, and utilizing new technologies to reach a goal.

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