Investigate various professions in the field of business and learn about differences in work environment, salary, and more. By digging deeper and researching the industry, you can identify many pathways to the world of business.

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Roles & Work Environment

Roles and work environment vary greatly depending on the industry. Student interested in business should check out the VAULT guides (accessible through Handshake) for detailed information on specific industries. The following guides may be of interest to you:

  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Sales and Trading
  • Actuarial Careers
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Banking and Finance
  • Consulting
  • Accounting

To begin exploring careers research using online resources to identify areas of interest. Below are a few job titles to help further understand the opportunities available in business.

Lifestyle Insights: Job Market & Income

Do your research when considering salary and understand what realistic expectations are for the industry and the specific position. There are many factors that could potentially impact salary such as: years or experience, education level, performance, hierarchy in the organization, cost of living, number of direct supervisees, geographic location, special certification or qualifications, etc. Using resources to research and understand potential salary ranges can help you in making an informed and educated decision and negotiating well when appropriate.

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