Internships and Careers

For economics, business, and finance majors, the Chicago area offers many opportunities to pursue meaningful internships in a variety of professional settings. Students can experience and explore careers in their field of interest to see what’s right for them, while gaining valuable skills and practical experience that employers look for. 

Recent department internships include: 
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • UBS
  • U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Bank of China
  • AON
  • ESPN
  • Caterpillar
  • Brunswick
  • Coyote Logistics
  • City of Chicago

View a listing of other internships that business, economics, and finance majors have held, as well as department guidelines and requirements. For more information about internship programs at Lake Forest College, please visit the Career Advancement Center’s internship page.

Recently our graduates found employment with the following companies:

  • Compsych
  • FDIC
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • UBS Financial Services
  • United Healthcare
  • Stonebridge Wealth Management
  • Towers Watson
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Wells Fargo
  • and many more
Our students have been accepted into graduate programs at:
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Rice University
  • UC–San Diego
  • American University
  • Duke University
  • John Hopkins University
  • University of Texas–Austin
  • University of Virginia
  • and more

Career Pathways

Economics majors most often find a home in the Business and Finance Career Pathway, but they can also find a home in any Career Pathway.