Economics: Internships / Careers
Why Should I Take An Internship?
- Get the work experience in a potential area of employment
- Gain a competitive advantage on the job market
- Meet prospective employers
- Learn from successful professionals
- Apply what you’ve studied in the classroom in real working environments
- Earn college credit while preparing for your career
Recent Dowling Internships
- Economic Planning Associates
What Kind of Career Can I get in Economics?
This degree program will sharpen the major’s analytical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills that will, in turn, effectively prepare them for a myriad of career opportunities available in private sector companies, non-profit and international organizations, the government at all levels — town, city, state, and federal — and educational institutions in areas such as banking, criminal justice, economic consulting, environmental regulation, health care administration, industrial analysis, international trade, insurance, journalism, law, public policy, real estate, teaching, and urban and transportation planning; preparing majors for graduate degree programs in a variety of fields including economics, business, international studies, law, and public policy; providing opportunities to be exposed to the original ideas, writings, and analyses of leading economic philosophers with diverse economic/political ideologies; and enabling majors to conduct original economic research.
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Where Our Graduates Are
- Social Studies Teacher at Kings Park High School
- Pension Analyst at Long Island Employee Benefits Group
- Branch Manager at Bethpage Federal Credit Union
- New York City Police Officer