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Career and Internships

Internships

Gaining real-world experience and building your resume through an internship is critical in business. Business is a broad subject area that can lead to many career opportunities. Before starting an internship you should define your career goals, and then seek experiences and skills that can help you attain those goals.

For more information on internships, please visit the Gwen M. Greene Center website.

Possible Career Paths

Investment Banking

An investment bank is a financial institution that raises capital for individuals, corporate, government agencies and municipalities by underwriting or acting as the client’s agent when issuing securities.

Courses to consider completing within your first four to five semesters:

  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting
  • ACC 222: Financial Statement Analysis
  • ECO 108: Principles of Economics
  • FIN 205: Financial Management
  • FIN 206: Investments
  • FIN 213: Corporate Finance
  • GBA 211: Business Modeling Using Excel

Students interested in becoming an investment banker can use the Investment Banking Curriculum Course Plan (PDF) to help plan their course load.

Technical interviews are a very important component of the interview process for investment banking roles and require extensive self-study. Visit the Greene Career Center for additional resources to support your efforts.

Management Consulting

Management consulting specializes in providing advice about strategic and core operational issues. Depending on the client’s needs and the firm’s functional specialty, consultants conduct objective research and analysis on behalf of their client and make recommendations based on their findings.

Courses to consider completing within your first five to six semesters:

  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting
  • ACC 221: Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 222: Financial Statement Analysis
  • ECO 108: Principles of Economics
  • ECO 207: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • FIN 205: Financial Management
  • FIN 213: Corporate Finance
  • GBA 211: Operations and Strategy
  • MKT 203: Principles of Marketing
  • STR 203: Economic Theory of Organization

Students interested in becoming a management consultant can use the Management Consulting Curriculum Course Plan PDF to help plan their course load.

Case interviews are a very important component of the interview process for management consulting roles and require extensive self-study. Visit the Greene Career Center for additional resources to support your efforts.

Resources 

Interested in learning more about business careers? See the articles below or meet with an advisor in the Greene Career Center: