Career Options & Resources

Economics at UCSB

Economics majors are successful in a variety of careers. Although various roles in businesses are most common, economics majors often pursue careers and/or degrees in law, medicine, government, non-profits, and international relations, as well as in academic roles. As the largest major within the College of Letters and Science, our department graduates approximately 600 students each year. These students have varied interests and start their careers in numerous fields. We have created a snapshot that shows what careers/companies our most recent graduates have chosen.

Economics OverviewEconomics and Accounting Overview




Students have pursued careers in the following industries:

Accounting • Business • Consulting • Education • Finance • Government
Data Analytics • Information Technology • Law • Marketing • ​Public Policy • Sales



Class of 2018 Placements​

Altus Group Consulting
Autovitals Software
Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Farmers Insurance
Federal Reserve Bank
Hamilton Place Strategies
Harvey & Co.
HCVT
Ikrusher
Invoca
KPMG
Modern Woodman Fraternal Financial
Moss Adams
Oracle
PatientPop
PwC
Standish Management
UBS
Wells Fargo


Class of 2017 Placements​

American Mortgage Group
Barclays
BetterHelp
Cru
Deloitte
Disney
Ernst & Young
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
IMG College
JVM Lending
KPMG
Moss Adams
Noospheric
Oracle
PIMCO
​PwC
Protiviti Consulting
US Army
Yardi Systems
Yelp


Class of 2016 Placements

Appfolio
Apple 
Barclays
BDO
Charles Schwab
Deckers
Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Jeffries
JP Morgan
KPMG
Moss Adams
Northwestern Mutual
Northrop Grumann
PwC
UBS
Union Bank
US Capitol Partners
Wells Fargo
Yardi Systems




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