Jump to Footer

Internships & Careers

The School of Business and Economics has a full-time staff dedicated to the unique needs of our majors in their career and internship endeavors. The SBE Office of Internships and Career Opportunities is your place on campus for networking events, internship and job search assistance, and help with resume building and interview preparation.


An internship provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Build confidence, professionalism, and independence.
  • Learn essential job-search skills.
  • Look your best on employment or graduate school applications.
  • Learn if your major is preparing you for a job that you will like.
  • Relate theoretical learning to real work and situations.


Prepare for a Career in Business, Government or Academia

Recent graduates from the Department of Economics and Finance at SUNY Plattsburgh have gone off to work for many nationally known companies such as IBM, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and Salomon Smith-Barney.

Additionally, many of our students choose to continue their studies and have gone on to graduate degrees at SUNY Albany, SUNY Buffalo, Cornell, and Johns Hopkins, to name a few. Earning a four-year degree in economics is also great preparation for law school.

Career Opportunities

Specialized courses in public finance, money and banking, money and capital markets, stock market investment and analysis, corporate financial analysis, econometric, economic issues in economics and finance will prepare you for careers in:

  • Commercial banking
  • Investment banking
  • Market analysis
  • Brokerage security sales
  • Consulting
  • Budget analyst
  • Business economist
  • Transportation planning
  • Forecasting
  • Market research
  • Commodity analysis
  • Actuary
  • Census bureau
  • Tax analysis
  • E-commerce
Back to top