Why Economics?

The campus Career Development Center is a good resource for students searching for employment. 

CSULA economics graduates have obtained employment in the private and public sectors, and specifically in higher education.

Employment in the Private Sector:

Cesar M. (BA, 2014) secured a job after graduation as an Analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Lockton Companies, an LA insurance brokerage firm..

Emil K. (BA, 2015) obtained employment as a Data Analyst at Lockton Companies, an insurance brokerage firm. 

George F. (BA, 2011) began working after graduation as a Business Analyst at a high fashion apparel company, BCBG Max Azria, LLC.

Jordan T. (BSBA, 2013) obtained employment as an account executive at Riot Creative Imaging, a media services firm in Los Angeles.

Lizzette A. (MA, 2013) found work as a Data and Financial Analyst for the American Film Institute.

Myasnik P. (MA, 2012) rose to the postiion of Economist and Assistant Vice President at Bank of the West.

Victor G. (BA, 2015) found employment as a Business Analyst for Southern California Gas Company, headquartered in Los Angeles.


Careers in the Public Sector:

Chad L. (BA, 2004; MA, 2006) obtained employment as an economist for the Internal Revenue Service.

Samantha G. (BA, 2006) earned a Master’s at UC Santa Barbara.  She found work as an examiner at the California Department of Financial Institutions, which oversees the operations of state-licensed financial institutions.


Careers in Higher Education:

Gabriela B. (BA, 2003) earned a PhD in economics at UC Irvine.  She is an assistant professor at Cal State Fullerton.

Joanne S. (BA, 2008) earned a PhD in economics at UC Irvine.  She is an assistant professor at SUNY Buffalo in Fall 2014.

Sanae T. (BA, 1994; MA, 1996) earned a PhD in economics from Claremont Graduate University.  She is an associate professor in the economics department at Rhode Island College.