Great Jobs For Economics Majors / Edition 2

Great Jobs For Economics Majors / Edition 2

by Blythe Camenson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071467742

ISBN-13: 9780071467742

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A degree in economics adds up to success!

You've worked hard for that economics degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for Economics Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides

Overview

A degree in economics adds up to success!

You've worked hard for that economics degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for Economics Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs.

Great Jobs for Economics Majors will help you:

  • Determine the occupation that's best suited to you
  • Craft a résumé and cover letter that stand out from the rest
  • Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job
  • Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession

Go from economics major to:

Loan officer
• Bank manager
• Financial aid director
• Cost analyst
* Retail manager
• Estate planner
• Sales representative
• Market analyst
• University professor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071467742
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Series:
Great Jobs For... Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction Economics: Plotting Your Futureix
Part 1The Job Search1
Chapter 1The Self-Assessment2
Chapter 2The Resume and Cover Letter22
Chapter 3Researching Careers45
Chapter 4Networking63
Chapter 5Interviewing76
Chapter 6Networking or Interviewing Follow-Up86
Chapter 7Job Offer Considerations91
Chapter 8The Graduate School Choice96
Part 2The Career Paths109
Chapter 9Introduction to Career Paths in Economics110
Chapter 10Path 1: Government123
Chapter 11Path 2: Marketing147
Chapter 12Path 3: Human Resources162
Chapter 13Path 4: Banking, Finance, and Investment178
Chapter 14Path 5: Teaching205
Appendix AProfessional Associations214
Appendix BOn-Line Resources223
Index224

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