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


Economics Placements

AMG Investment
Apple
Appfolio
Barclays
BetterHelp
Boston Consulting Group
Charles Schwab
Cru
Deckers
Deloitte Advising
Disney
Goldman Sachs
 IMG College
JVM Lending
Northrop Grumman
Noospheric
Oracle
PIMCO
Protiviti
Sonos
US Army
Yardi Systems
Yelp

Economics & Accounting Placements

American Mortgage Group
Andersen Tax
BDO
DBNTM
Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Frank, Rimerman, & Co.
KPMG
Lindsay & Brownell
Moss Adams
Nasif, Hicks, Harris & Co.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
UBS Financial Services
US Capital Partners
Wells Fargo



Students have pursued careers in the following industries:

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





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