After Graduation

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98% of recent Notre Dame Economics majors found full-time employment, enrolled in graduate school, entered service programs, or joined the military within six months of graduation.

Source: Notre Dame Career Center First Destination Reports 2010–2014


75.5% of Economics graduates immediately go on to first jobs at a variety of top companies including: 

  • Amazon
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Citigroup
  • Ford
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Defense
  • Epic
  • Facebook
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • General Electric
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NBCUniversal
  • Nike
  • Target
  • Vanguard

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Graduate, Law, and Professional School

Upon graduation, 15.5% of Economics majors move directly into post-graduate education, pursuing a variety of advanced degrees. 

  • Chinese langauage: Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Economics: Duke University, Brown University
  • Fullbright teaching assistantship: Tiawan
  • Law: Duke University, University of Michigan, New York University, Northwestern University, University of Virginia
  • Medicine: University of Michigan, Brown University, Ohio State University
  • Pharmacy: Washington University in St. Louis
  • Public policy: University of California-Irvine
  • Theology: Yale University

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Each year, many Notre Dame students commit themselves to a year or two of volunteer service before beginning postgraduate education or entering the job market. Over the last several years, economics majors have served with a wide array of volunteer organizations.

  • Peace Corps, Dominican Republic
  • Teach for America, Honolulu 
  • Alliance for Catholic Education, San Antonio, Baton Rouge
  • Jesuit Alumni Service Corps, St. Louis
  • Open Arms Home for Children, South Africa
  • Holy Cross Overseas Lay Ministries, Chile
  • Inner City Teaching Corps, Chicago

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Post-baccalaureate service