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Experiences that lead to a career in economics & finance

Take specialized courses, an internship, manage an investment fund, or study financial data in our Bloomberg Trading Lab to get ready for your future.

Economics & Finance Department

Unique Aspects of Our Program

What Makes Us Unique?

Where do our graduates go next? Jobs at IBM, AYCO, NYSE, Black Rock, Grant Thornton, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, and J.P. Morgan Chase. Or graduate school at Cornell, Maryland, NYU, Syracuse, Georgetown, Clarkson, and West Virginia.

  • Hundreds of very successful graduates working in New York City, Boston, throughout the U.S. and around the world.
  • Outside the classroom opportunities:
    • Internships
    • Economics club leadership positions
    • Student Managed Investment Fund — Investment experience
    • Independent research projects with faculty
    • Adirondack Cup Challenge — Stock competition against other schools
  • A well published and experienced faculty. Our department is one of the most prolific publishing departments on campus.
  • The former mayor of Plattsburgh, the Honorable Colin Read, is a full professor within our department.


Student Research

We invite you to explore exemplary work from students in the economics and finance senior seminar and capstone course, ECO490/FIN490.

Economics & Finance Student Work

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