Life After Fairfield

The majority of students majoring in economics find employment before graduation. Financial and service institutions have been the most popular sources of entry-level jobs. Other graduates have:

  • Started out with hospital and government agencies
  • Gone into teaching at primary and secondary levels
  • Entered management-training programs at Fortune 500 firms
  • Continued their studies in graduate or professional schools, including business and law

Alumni list of placements upon graduation include:

  • American Express
  • American Skandia
  • Bank of America
  • The Bank of New York
  • Chubb & Son
  • Citibank
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Edward Jones
  • Environmental Data Resources
  • FDIC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Gabelli Asset
  • Management Company
  • General Electric Company (FMP)
  • General Electric Company (IMLP)
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Greenwich Capital
  • Hewitt Associates LLC
  • IBM Corporation
  • JPMorganChase
  • William M. Mercer, Incorporated
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
  • New England Financial
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • People's Bank
  • Peterson Consulting LP
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • UBS Warburg
  • U.S. Marine Corps Officers Program
  • Walt Disney World
  • Watson Wyatt & Company

A few of our alumni pursue graduate work either in the law or economics. We have placed students in the following graduate programs in economics:

  • Boston College
  • Brown University
  • Duke University
  • Fordham University
  • John Hopkins University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Indiana
  • University of Iowa
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin

Learn more about how Fairfield's Career Planning Center can support your post-graduate goals, and how Fairfield's tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.