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Alumni Placement

Economics is a cutting-edge social science that equips students for a wide range of professional and career opportunities, including business, law, politics, and education. Below are some examples of where our majors went after graduating with a degree in Economics from the UAA College of Business and Public Policy.


  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Cornell University
  • Norwegian School of Economics
  • Purdue University
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Wyoming


  • Boise State
  • Boston University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Cornell
  • Duke University
  • George Washington University
  • Grenoble School of Management
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • London School of Economics
  • Oregon State University
  • Purdue
  • Rochsester
  • Simon Fraser University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • University of California Santa Barbara
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington State University
  • Wyoming

Job Placements

  • Alaska Airlines, Revenue Management Team Lead
  • Alaska Legislature, Senate Finance Committee Aide
  • Alaska Supreme Court Judicial Law Clerk
  • Barclays Investment Bank
  • BP Financial Analyst
  • Brice Environmental, Financial Analyst
  • Census Bureau & Bureau of Economic Research
  • COO, Central Bering Seas Fisherman's Association
  • Cornell University, Debate Coach
  • Development Director, the Aleut Foundation
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Bank Examiner
  • Legislative Aide, State of Alaska
  • McKinley Research Group
  • Natural Resource Specialist, Department of Natural Resources
  • Northrim Bank, Associate Vice President of Marketing and Sales
  • Policy Analyst for Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • President / CEO, Bering Straits Regional Housing Authority
  • Public Utility Commission, State of Oregon
  • Resources for the Future
  • Rutgers University, Assistant Professor
  • State of Alaska, Utility Tariff Analyst
  • Thomas, Head & Greisen, Accountant
  • University of Alaska Anchorage, Academic Advisor


  • Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • First Alaskans Legislative Internship
  • ISER
  • Northern Economics
  • Senator Begich’s office
  • Senator Murkowki’s office
  • Senator Sullivan’s office
  • State of Alaska Department of Revenue
  • State of Alaska Legislative Interns


  • Chicago
  • Gonzaga
  • University of Denver
  • Wyoming