What Can You Do with a Major in Business?

What Can You Do with a Major in Business? : Real People, Real Jobs, Real Rewards

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This is your guide to glide from campus to career. Make sure you get a good ROI (Return on Investment) from your college courses and career choices. Whether you're a student pounding the books or a graduate pounding the pavement, "What Can You Do with a Major in Business?" alerts you to diverse job options, some of which you probably haven't considered.It addresses specific concerns of business majors with valuable information, including: advice on college and curriculum choices - courses, internships, advanced degrees, and more; tips to energize and expand your job search; profiles of real graduates, their jobs, and how they got them; objective audits of their careers from the manager of a recreational facility, a city/county administrator, a marketing field representative, a public relations specialist, and an import/export broker; overviews of typical salary levels, hours, and work environments; and, extensive additional resources, including Web sites, professional organizations, periodicals, and more.
With practical information and enlightening insight from your peers in business careers, this book helps you analyze opportunities and choose a career that lets you make the most of your assets. Bottom line, that's the key to success.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 134.6 x 205.7 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Hoboken, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0764576089
  • 9780764576089

About Kate Shoup

Kate Shoup Welsh is a freelance writer and editor. During the course of her career, she has penned three books and cowritten a screenplay.
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Your guide to glide from campus to career Make sure you get a good ROI (Return on Investment) from your college courses and career choices. Whether you're a student pounding the books or a graduate pounding the pavement, What Can You Do with a Major in Business? alerts you to diverse job options, some of which you probably haven't considered. It addresses specific concerns of business majors with valuable information, including: Advice on college and curriculum choices--courses, internships, advanced degrees, and more Tips to energize and expand your job searchProfiles of real graduates, their jobs, and how they got themObjective audits of their careers from the manager of a recreational facility, a city/county administrator, a marketing field representative, a public relations specialist, and an import/export brokerOverviews of typical salary levels, hours, and work environmentsExtensive additional resources, including Web sites, professional organizations, periodicals, and moreWith practical information and enlightening insight from your peers in business careers, this book helps you analyze opportunities and choose a career that lets you make the most of your assets. Bottom line, that's the key to success.
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Table of contents

Foreword. About This Book. Chapter 1: Majoring in Business. Chapter 2: Choosing a College. Chapter 3: Making the Most of Your Time at College. Chapter 4: Attending Graduate School. Chapter 5: Career Options for the Business Major. Chapter 6: Breaking into the Job Market. Chapter 7: Case Studies. Appendix: Resources for the Business Major. Index.
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