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“The strategies you learn—critical thinking and different ways to look at a problem—are useful no matter where you go.”
-Matt Ardell '10, Nike 

Our alumni find jobs in a wide range of fields such as consulting, finance, government and health care. Latest Career Center statistics for Economics majors (Class of 2017) indicate a median starting salary of $65,000. Below are just some of the first jobs reported by recent Notre Dame economics graduates.

  • Analyst, Aon Corporation
  • Auditor, Ernst & Young
  • AR specialist, Nike
  • Brand specialist, Amazon
  • Business sales leadership development program, AT&T
  • Chief of staff, Michigan state representative
  • Commercial advisory services associate, Ernst & Young
  • Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton Equity analyst, Goldman Sachs
  • Equity cash sales trading, Credit Suisse
  • Financial management program, General Electric
  • Financial software developer, Bloomberg
  • Investment banking analyst, Citigroup
  • Investment specialist, Vanguard
  • IT advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Global markets analyst, Deutsche Bank
  • Global treasury solutions analyst, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Management and program analyst, FBI
  • Manager of strategic initiatives, Catholic Charities
  • Marketing associate, Putnam Investments
  • Operations leadership program, Discover Financial Services
  • Revenue management analyst, United Airlines
  • Research analyst, Federal Reserve Board
  • Risk management consultant, Bank of America
  • Trading assistant, Chicago Trading Company

*Source: Notre Dame Center for Career Development's 2017 First Destination Report

Economics Alumni

Bill Kennedy '90, Portfolio Manager - Fidelity Investments, London

Economics Alumni

Bryan Samuels '89 - Former Commissioner, Dept. of Health & Human Services