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Career Connections

Career Finder: Business, Economics and Finance

Graduate with a diploma and an EDGE.

Interested in a career in business? Lake Forest students are well prepared to take on the challenges of professional careers after graduation and go on to succeed in a variety of fields in the world of business. And, it’s not just business majors who achieve this success, there are many academic areas that prepare you for careers in the business world.

This preparation and confidence is due to a combination of many things including rigorous academics, quality internshipsleadership experience, and, of course, guidance from alumni mentors and the Career Advancement Center.

Last year’s business and economics graduates got enviable jobs at the Federal Reserve Bank and the U.S. Department of Commerce, among others.

Past Internships:

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • Scott Balice Strategies
  • Office of Sen. Barack Obama

Graduates’ Jobs:

  • Managing Partner, New York Life Insurance
  • Sales Director, Marriott
  • Vice President, Wells-Fargo Bank
  • Marketing Manager, Motorola
  • Tax Accountant, Bank of America
  • Account Manager, Grainger Construction