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					ECONOMICS
       Economics is the study of allocating scarce resources
       among competing needs. Drexel's economics                    Employers who have hired Drexel
       concentration is designed for two groups of students:               students include:
       those who wish to prepare for advanced degrees in the
       field, and those who want a sound business education
       with a focus on economics. The program places                           ACE USA
       particular emphasis on the application of theory toward               Attalus Capital
       the solution of particular problems in such areas as                    BlackRock
       international trade, money and finance, consumer                       BNP Paribas
       activities, economic development, and other areas.                   Cigna Corporation
                                                                        Independence Blue Cross
       Although housed in the LeBow College of Business, the             JPMorgan Chase & Co.
       economics major is a free-standing major with different         Philadelphia School District
       requirements in the liberal arts and sciences and a           Susquehanna International Group
       deeper, more complete coverage of economics than any
       other curriculum. Students majoring in economics benefit from complementary studies in one or
       more areas, depending on their interests and long-term plans. Economics graduates are employed
       in private industry and by many government agencies. A significant number of students go on to
       do graduate work in law as well as economics.

       Students wanting specific information about the major are encouraged to stop by the department
       office in Matheson Hall, Room 501, call the department at 215-895-6156, or visit their website at
       http://www.lebow.drexel.edu/.




JOB TITLES
       Budget Analyst                                  Investment Assistant
       Data Services & Pricing Assistant               Operations Assistant
       Database Integration Analyst                    Research Assistant
       Economist                                       Resource Account Liaison
       Financial Analyst                               Special Finance Assistant




Please refer to the SCDC website (www.drexel.edu/scdc) for our most recent co-op salary information.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & INTERNET RESOURCES
    American Economists Association                        Federal Jobs
    www.aeaweb.org/joe/                                    http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

    Economics Research Network’s Job Openings              Institute for International Economics
    www.ssrn.com/update/ern/ernjob/ern_job.html            www.iie.com

    Econ Jobs                                              National Council on Economic Education
    www.econjobs.com                                       www.ncee.net/

    Economics Bulletin                                     National Association for Business
    www.economicsbulletin.com                              Economists
                                                           www.nabe.com
    Economist.com
    www.economist.com/classifieds/



CAREER RESOURCES
    Steinbright Career Development Center
    Pre-Professional Advising (Prelaw, Prehealth)
    http://www.drexel.edu/scdc/careerservices/pre-professional-advising/index.html

    Writing Your Resume
    http://www.drexel.edu/scdc/coop/COOP101/materials/writingyourresume.html
    Interviewing
    http://www.drexel.edu/scdc/coop/COOP101/materials/interviewing.html

    Workshop Calendar
    http://www.drexel.edu/scdc/events/workshops/coop-workshops.html



DREXEL DEPARTMENTS
     Career Services Library
     Careers Collection
     Hagerty Library
     33rd and Market Streets, Room 136
     215-895-6843
     www.library.drexel.edu/services/refcareers.html

     LeBow College of Business
     Matheson Hall, Suite 400
     215-895-2110
     www.lebow.drexel.edu/Current/Undergraduate/advising.php




                                                                                               January 2011

				
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