Internships & Opportunities

As part of the Center for Student Professional Development’s efforts to prepare students for the working world, guidance for identifying, procuring and preparing for internship opportunities is offered to all interested Fox School of Business students. The timeline for finding and securing an internship varies from student to student, but it is strongly recommended that all Fox students explore the many internship opportunities posted on Handshake, a career management platform. There is a wide variety of opportunities available with employers from varied industries.

Find out more about internships and school partners at Fox.


Economics BBA graduates will be prepared to pursue a wide variety of careers in both the private and public sectors. Others choose to continue on with professional or graduate studies in economics or related fields. Possible careers for graduates include

  • actuary,
  • benefits manager,
  • consultant,
  • financial analyst,
  • market research analyst and
  • policy analyst.

Alumni Employers

Temple University maintains strong ties with employers, both within the city of Philadelphia and beyond, who’ve employed, or currently employ, former Temple students. Graduates from the Economics Department have gone on to work for a variety of employers, including

  • Cigna,
  • Enterprise Holdings,
  • Habitat LLC,
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.,
  • PNC Financial Services Group,
  • SEI,
  • TD Bank and
  • Vanguard.

Career Services


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Economics Major may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Climate Change Analysts


Economics Teachers, Postsecondary


Environmental Economists


Farm & Home Management Advisors


Financial Analysts


Financial Quantitative Analysts




Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary


Urban & Regional Planners


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).