WEYAC Blog

How to Best Present the Econ Major to Employers- Taylor Kostal

How to Best Present the Econ Major to Employers- Taylor Kostal

The great thing about a degree in economics is the many different career paths that it opens. With such a versatile degree it can be challenging to figure out which skills to highlight to employers. Taylor Kostal ’13 gives pointers based on his success overcoming preferences for finance majors in the financial sector.

Advice for Finding and Getting Internships- Lucy Hong

Advice for Finding and Getting Internships- Lucy Hong

It’s never too early to start thinking about pursuing an internship. Given the numerous possibilities out there, the process can be overwhelming. Drawing on her own successful internships, Lucy Hong ’12 shares specific tips and advice for students.

Using Economics on the Job- Lowell Ricketts

Using Economics on the Job- Lowell Ricketts

My post: Sometimes it’s difficult to connect what you learn in the classroom with what you will use in your career. Lowell Ricketts ’09 uses much of what he learned in econ classes on a daily basis as an analyst at the St. Louis Fed. Learn more about which courses and skills helped him succeed after school.

Insights from My Career Path- Richard Qian

Insights from My Career Path- Richard Qian

In the inaugural post of the WEYAC blog Richard Qian ’10 reflects on his varied career path and decision to enroll in the Harvard MBA program. Often times it is difficult to foresee where your career path will lead. Qian highlights several ways in which his econ degree prepared him for anything.