ECONOMICS RELATED LINKS
SMCM Economics Department Website
American Economic Association
For those interested and involved in Economics, this site offers useful resources that encourage economic research and freedom of economic discussion.
Council for Economic Education
Offers resources to viewers that are meant to support the field of economic and financial education.
National Economic Association
The goal of this association is to produce and distribute knowledge of economic issues to native and immigrant African Americans, Latinos, and other people of color.
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Attempts to anticipate emerging issues and to inform and shape public debate. This institute’s audience includes government officials and legislators, business and labor leaders, management and staff at international organizations, university-based scholars and their students, other research institutions and nongovernmental organizations, the media, and the public at large.
KSU: What can I do with a major in…?
Offers a list of careers that can be obtained with a degree in Economics and details what each job entails.
GMU: What can I do with this degree?
Being directed towards Economics majors, this document reveals the career areas an individual with an Economics degree can become involved in, along with a list of employers and strategies for being competitive.
WorldWideLearn: Guide to College Majors in Economics
Provides students with information on what an Economics major involves, being divided into categories such as What is Economics?, Skills of Successful Economics Majors, Preparing for an Economics Degree, etc.
NABE Economist Profiles
Detailed professional profiles of economists working in various roles. Also includes other career resources and salary information for the field.
GRADUATE STUDYAmerican Economic Association: Graduate Studies in Economics
Offers information on the benefits of obtaining a Master’s or Ph.D. in Economics. A list of graduate programs is also offered to individuals viewing this page.
U.S. News and World Report: Rankings, Economics
Contains a list of graduate schools with Economics programs in order from highest to lowest ranking.
This site offers a list of job openings that may be appealing to Economics majors. Each job is accompanied by a description of the responsibilities and qualifications involved.
OneWire.com is a leading online Career Management Tool that creates precise connections between individuals and opportunities. The world’s top financial services firms are currently using OneWire to hire candidates for open positions. To be considered, create a profile on the site.
St. Mary's Tech Directory
This searchable directory includes profiles and contacts for all the technology-related defense contractors in St. Mary's County. A great resource for those looking for STEM-related jobs/internships in the area. Also available in hard copy in the CDC.
REU: NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates
REU provides the opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in active research in the sciences and social sciences. The REU website allows students to search for individual sites by area and location.
Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland
The chosen Summer fellows will have a paid research assistantships in a Federal statistical agency in the Washington, DC area. Fellows are provided with housing and participate in weekly seminars in which they learn about surveys, statistics, graduate studies, and how government agencies work.