7 Economics Majors Share Their Professional Goals

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Six Economics majors share with us how they’re dreaming big and where their major will take them in their professional goals.

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Carolyn Cover

“My long-term professional dream goal is to be able to apply my knowledge of economics and business along side my personal interests to find a career path best fitting for me.” says junior Carolyn Cover, an Economics major pursuing a minor in Business Administration, a transfer from Rowan College at Burlington County and from Mount Laurel, NJ (Burlington County).

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Ryan Brubeck

“In the short term, I plan to finish independent research essays on different Blockchain topics which I can disperse through online platforms such as LinkedIn and Medium. Additionally, I am learning programming languages to supplement my education from university classes. Within the next two years, I will be working for an internship or entry level job in addition to helping grow the Rowan Blockchain Club.” says junior Ryan Brubeck an Economics major with a Mathematics minor from Westwood, NJ (Bergen County).

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Dayne Costa

Dayne Costa plans to go to graduate school and become a professor or a dean in the future. “I will use my economics degree to help teach others the wonders of economics.” he says. Dayne also holds a Certificate of Undergraduate Studies in Public Policy and is a transfer from West Virginia University and from Hammonton NJ (Atlantic County)

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Rachel Ricci

“My short-term goal is to find a great entry level job after I graduate that opens the door for promotions and growth.” says junior Rachel Ricci an Economics major with a minor in Business Administration, a transfer from Rowan College of South Jersey from Millville, NJ (Cumberland County)

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Amir Ross

“In the long term, I would like to be a Certified Accountant and Professional Farmer.” says senior Amir Ross an Economics and Accounting major a transfer from Rowan College at Burlington County from Palmyra, NJ (Burlington County)

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Nick Scheurer

“My dream is to be financially stable while still being able to challenge myself and grow in my field as my career advances. I want to feel secure but never stuck, bored, or uninspired.” says first-generation college senior Nick Scheurer an Economics major with a minor in Business Administration and Certificate of Undergraduate Studies in Management Information Systems from Flemington, NJ (Hunterdon County)

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Tamora Hill

A transfer from Cumberland County College, senior Tamora Hill wants to I want to work with personal finance, activism work, global economics and inequality. A first generation college student and a commuter, Tamora plans to attend graduate school. Her long-term goal is to start an economics firm and children’s book series.

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