What Can I Do With This Discipline/Major?
For helpful resources on your career opportunities, explore the “What Can I Do with
This Major” guides for business studies, economics, finance, human resource management, logistics/supply chain, management and marketing.
Some common career titles for this major include:
- Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
- Budget Analyst, Claims Adjusters,
- Cost Estimators
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Examiners
- Human Resources Specialists
- Insurance Underwriters, Loan Officers
- Management Analysts
- Market Research Analyst
- Meeting Convention and Event Planners
- Personal Financial Advisors
- Purchasing Managers
- Buyers and Purchasing Agents
- Tax Examiners
- Revenue Agents
For additional career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook
for hundreds of occupations, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Careers in Business Administration
Internships and Research Opportunities
Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will
allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well
introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources. For more information,
email Lisa Michocki , business administration department internship coordinator.
Careers and Jobs
The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making
use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields
you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Tiger Mentor Network) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.
Sample Resumes and Interview Questions
For major specific resume samples, we encourage you to look at the Sample Business Administration Resume (PDF) in addition to our Sample Resume Database.
Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview,
you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally,
and visit the interview skills section of the Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online
via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.
Common industry related questions
- How can you contribute to this company? What was your biggest influence?
- Describe a time you were able to draw conclusions to achieve a new idea from two seemingly
- How does business contribute to economic development?
- Why is time an important resource, though it is freely available?
- What is the difference between a manager and a leader?
- How do you reach a decision if you don’t have all the facts?
- If you were interviewing someone for a business administrator position, for what traits
would you look?
- What salary are you seeking?
Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price
membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings,
field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections
on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.
Related Towson University Student Organizations