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Alumni Careers

With help from our Center for Vocation and Career, Wheaton business economics majors find opportunities with a variety of companies and graduate schools around the country.

What’s Next?

Wheaton’s Center for Vocation and Career (CVC) offers students majoring in business and economics a wealth of resources—for those who know exactly what they want to be and do, as well as for those who aren’t sure just yet.

Students from every major may begin to explore the vast array of career possibilities, and the information and services available through our CVC team. The Center offers everything from advising and assessments to opportunities for professional development through mock and informational interviews, networking opportunities, on-campus interviews, and career events, fairs, and workshops. 

 

2017 Business/Econ Graduates: Where Are They Now?

  • Aldi Corporation - Retail Specialist
  • Amazon - Area Manager
  • American Junior Golf Association - Traveling Operations Intern
  • Cerner Corporation - Business Consultant, Consulting Analyst
  • Chatham Financial - Associate
  • Chicago, Marketing Inc. - Corporate Trainee
  • EPI Kitchen - Sales
  • Epsilon - Associate Account Executive
  • Experience It Tours - Sales Representative
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation - Collegiate Hire
  • First Republic Bank - Digital Banking Associate
  • Fredance Film Production - Director of Photography
  • Google - Associate Account Strategist
  • Grant Thornton - Valuations Associate
  • HOPE International - Associate Regional Representative
  • IBM Summit Program - Client Services Representative
  • Indiana Wesleyan Univeristy - Wide Receiver Football Coach
  • Investortools, Inc. - Client Relationship Manager
  • Kimberly Clark - Financial Analyst
  • Kopian Asset Management - Analyst
  • LRAP Association - Accounting Coordinator
  • Microsoft - Data Scientist
  • Open Road Paving Company - Accounting Assistant
  • Performance Trust Capital Partners - ADP Analyst
  • Promus Capital - Client Service Associate
  • Prudential Capital Group - Investment Analyst
  • PwC - Tax Associate
  • Reckitt Benckiser - Field Sales Representative
  • Sherland and Farrington - Sales
  • Shore Capital Partners - Analyst
  • Silicon Valley Bank - Associate
  • Target - Executive Team Leader
  • Tesla, Inc. - Product Specialist
  • United States Army - Active Duty Military Intelligence
  • United States Navy
  • US Bancorp - Portfolio Management
  • Vanguard - Processing Associate
  • Watermark Equity Group - Project Manager Intern
  • Zurich Insurance - Financial Analyst

2016 Business/Econ Graduates: Where Are They Now?

Business

  • 116 Investments LLC  – Owner
  • ACUITY Insurance – Commercial Line Underwriter
  • Allstate Insurance – Financial Analyst
  • Baillie Lumber – Lumber Trader
  • Blackrock, Inc. – Analyst
  • Berg Farms – Farmer
  • CapinCrouse – Auditor
  • Chemical Bank – Credit Analyst/Leadership Development Program
  • Crowe Horwath – Business Consultant
  • Deloitte – Tax Associate
  • Dover Corporation  – Corporate FP&A  Analyst
  • Edward Jones – Financial Advisor
  • EPIC – Quality Assurance
  • EPIC – Project Manager
  • Festenal – Sales Associate
  • Fellowes Brands – Sales Account Manager
  • Fortitude Systems – Consultant
  • Goldman Sachs – Investment Banking Analyst
  • IBM – Solution Sales Specialist
  • J.P. Morgan Private Bank – Analyst
  • KeHE Distributors – Leadership Program Associate
  • Linkedin – Business Leadership Program Associate
  • Maple Leaf Foods – Customer Business Development Rep
  • McKinsey & Company – Research Analyst
  • POP Digital Marketing Agency –  Marketing Associate
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance – Team Coordinator
  • Stephens, Inc. – Investment Banking Analyst
  • TransMarket Group, LLC – Finance Intern

Ministry and Non-Profit

  • Christ Presbyterian Church – Children’s Ministry Coordinator
  • Hope Works – Development Coordinator
  • Passion City Church – Intern

Continuing Studies

  • Duke Divinity School – Theology
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry – Dental School
  • Michigan State Univ. Medical School – Medicine
  • University of Law (London) – Graduate Diploma in Law
  • University of California  – Davis  – Law
  • Vanderbilt University – Masters of Accounting
  • William and Mary Law School  – Law

 

Graduate School

Within six months of graduation, about 28 percent of Wheaton graduates enroll in graduate programs. Roughly two-thirds of Wheaton alumni pursue graduate studies within 10 years of graduating in the following areas:*

  • 35% in Graduate Arts & Sciences
  • 15% in Medical School
  • 16% in Education
  • 15% Theological School/Seminary
  • 9% in Law School
  • 6% in MBA programs
  • 3% in Engineering
  • Less than 1% in Dental School

    *Percentages based on 2003 alumni survey data

Wheaton’s recent business and economics graduates were accepted into graduate programs at:

  • Duke University
  • Michigan State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Penn State University
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • University of Illinois
  • UCLA
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wheaton College