Economics

Please visit the Department of Economics for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Economics Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Analyst - Deloitte Consulting, Washington, DC
  • Analyst - Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC
  • Analyst - Cornerstone Research, New York, NY
  • Medical Unit Researcher - Dr. Oz Show, New York, NY
  • Analyst - TripAdvisor, LLC, Newton, MA
  • Marketing Analyst - Yext, Inc., New York, NY
  • Research Fellow - Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC
  • Research Assistant - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Analyst - The Walt Disney Company, Burbank, CA
  • Marketing Researcher – Under Armour, Baltimore, MD

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Fellow (Princeton in Latin America) - Endeavor, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Corps Mentor - Match Public Charter High School, Boston, MA
  • Teacher - Rajaprajanugroh School (Princeton in Asia), Bangsak, Thailand
  • Research Assistant - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellow, African Leadership Academy (Princeton in Africa) - Honeydew, South Africa
  • Public Health Worker (Princeton Project 55) - Norwalk Community Health Center, Norwalk, CT
  • Assistant Analyst - Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC
  • Technical Writer (Princeton in Africa) - Plan International, Kampala, Uganda

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.D. - Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • J.D. - Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • M.Phil. - Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • M.S., Finance - Boston College, Boston, MA
  • M.P.P., Public Policy - Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Ph.D., Economics - Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Ph.D., Government - Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • M.Fin - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA
  • M.A., Marketing and Communications - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Ph.D., Sociology - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • M.A., Management - Wake Forest University, Winston, Salem, NC

Internships of Recent Economics Majors

  • Summer Consultant - Bates White LLC, Washington, DC
  • Summer Analyst - Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
  • Research and Development Intern - LifeCell, Branchburg, NJ
  • Account Leadership Intern - McCann Erickson, New York, NY
  • Intern, Tax Transfer Program - New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Trenton, NJ
  • Economic Research Assistant - United Nations Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago, Chile
  • Research Assistant, Trauma and Burns - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Summer Analyst - Cornerstone Research, New York, NY
  • Summer Analyst - Citigroup, New York, NY
  • Product Manager - Cloud Conversion, Park City, UT
  • Intern - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC
  • Corporate Recovery Securities Analyst - Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
  • Research Assistant - Princeton Medical Institute, Princeton, NJ
  • Media Relations Coordinator - Tri-City ValleyCats, Troy, NY
  • OxiClean Marketing Intern - Church & Dwight Co., Princeton, NJ
  • Intern - Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advisers, Washington, DC
  • Intern for Economic Policy and Public Diplomacy Office - Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
  • Business Associate Intern - ZS Associates, Princeton, NJ

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.