UW-Milwaukee Economics Undergraduate Alumni

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What are Graduates Doing with Their Degrees?

One of the most frequent questions Undergraduate Advisors in the Department get is, "What can I do with my degree in Economics?" One of the best ways to answer that question is to see what our graduates actually do. Below is a sampling of the job titles and employers from the graduates of our program.

A Sample of Job Titles of Graduates of the Department

Actuarial Analyst
Advertising Account Executive
Aviation Officer
Director of Sales
Budget Analyst
Business Owner
Chief Financial Officer
Clerk of Circuit Court
Credit Analyst
Data/Financial Analyst
Deputy Municipal Treasurer
Director of Communications
District Attorney
Financial Planner
Government Finance
Grants Coordinator
Group Insurance Systems Development Manager
Investment Consultant
Hiring Logistics Specialist
Human Resource Manager
Industrial Engineer
Insurance Adjustor/Agent
IT Infrastructure Manager
Labor-Management Relations Specialist
Law Enforcement
Managing Director of Manufacturing Firm
Margin Analyst
Market Strategist
MIS Director
Property Appraiser
(VP of) Public Relations
Real Estate Agent
Registered Nurse
Retail Manager
Retirement Specialist
Sales Representative
Service Consultant
Staff Accountant
Systems Analyst
Telecom Financial Analyst
Wealth Manager/Advisor


A Sample of Employers of Graduates of the Department

Private Sector and Nonprofit Employers

American Express
American Family Insurance
Aurora Health Care
Bank Mutual Corporation
Bean Street Cafe
Blommer Chocolate Company
Brewery Credit Union
Center for Forensic Economic Studies
Center for Naval Analysis
CFW Capital Management Company
Columbia-St. Mary's Hospital
First Wisconsin Bank
Firstar Information Services
Foley & Lardner LLP
Frito Lay
Fulcrum Consulting Services
GE Healthcare
Harley-Davidson Motorbikes
Johnson Controls
JPMorgan Chase
K-9 Friend Behavioral Counseling LLC
Kemper Securities Investment Co.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Landaas & Co Investments
Legal Aid Services of OK
Liberty Bank
M&I Bank
Merrill Lynch
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Milwaukee Journal Communications
Mutual Saving and Loan
North Shore Bank
Northrop Grumman
Northwestern Coffee Mills
Northwestern Mutual
Paratransit Inc
Potawatomi Bingo Casino
Quarles & Brady LLP
RFP Commercial
Robert W. Baird & Co.
Rockwell Automation
TimeWarner Cable
TJ Maxx
Tri City National Bank
United Airlines
US Bank
Vintage Mutual Funds
WE Energies
Wisconsin Asset Management


Public Sector Employers

City of Milwaukee
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Milwaukee Public Schools
Sheboygan Area School District
State of Wisconsin
US Army
US Bureau of the Census
US Department of Housing
US Department of Labor
US Department of Treasury
US Postal Service
Wauwatosa School District


Academic Employers

Bowdoin College
Georgia State University
Lakeland College
Marion College
Marquette University
Marshall University
University of New Orleans
University of Tennessee
University of Wisconsin-
Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater