ECON Alum: Diane Cherry, Class of '89

"Economics is one of the most important topics that explain everyday life"

Ms. Cherry is currently the Strategic Director at North Caroline Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA).

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The Economics Career Office (ECO) was launched in the Fall of 2013 thanks to the vision and support of faculty and friends of the department. Our mission is to equip economics majors with tools and resources to successfully reach the next steps in their career planning.  We accomplish this by presenting career events with opportunities to meet employers and economics alumni, career advising from major declaration to graduation, and by collaborating with other career centers on Grounds. Students are encouraged to partner with the ECO and dedicate time to independent research and networking to build bridges with the professional world. Planning and practice will help students in their internship and job searches during their years as economics majors and will provide lifelong skills.

We look forward to connecting employers/alumni with our talented, highly capable, and diverse student body and welcome recruiters to contact us to discuss opportunities. Please visit Career Services Information for Employers.


For Students

Career Development Help from the ECO

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For Employers

Recruit Majors

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For Alumni

Hire a Hoo or Get Involved with the ECO

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News & Events

News | 04/28/2017

A proposal that would help unemployed with income support and student financial aid.

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News | 05/11/2017

NFL player, Chris Long stops by to talk to ECON 4430 students

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Events | 03/24/2017

Economics Undergraduate Career Forum

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