Internship Opportunities for Economics Majors

The Department of Economics encourages students, starting in their freshman year, to participate in ECU’s Cooperative Education/Intern program, and offers academic credit for qualifying co-op/internships in fields related to economic analysis. Using co-op and internships, students can integrate classroom study with professional experiences in the major.

Opportunities Include:
  • Alternating semesters of full time work and full time study
  • Part-time work while taking classes
  • Summer work
  • International work
Selected placements of our recent internships
  • North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

  • Sikorsky Helicopters in Connecticut

  • Mercer Glass in Greenville, NC
Current internship opportunities for Economics majors
  • First Citizens Bank will conduct interviews on campus March 17th  to recruit their IT intern position. They are looking for students pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's in  economics and other majors.
Note: Students need to submit their resume for a chance to interview through ECU CareerNET 

Employment Prospects

Our economics majors found employment in:
  • Credit card companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Economic research/consulting companies
  • Government agencies
  • Banking sector
  • Self-employed
  • and many others