A degree in Economics offers students a wide range of possible educational and career opportunities after Whittier College.
Our graduates have gone on to pursue JD, MBA, and graduate and doctorate degrees in fields such as mathematics, international relations, sociology, economics, health administration, financial engineering, and geology.
Colleges and universities attended include:
University of Arizona
William and Mary College
Johns Hopkins University
University of Houston
Claremont Graduate University
University of Chicago
London School of Economics
University of Southern California
Western State College of Law
Graduates who enter the professional arena have taken jobs with consulting firms, major corporations, in retail, management, banking, the health sector, and for government agencies both in the U.S. and overseas.
See what our alumni are up to
Ben Barchey ’09
Associate Vice President
Griffin Capital Securities
"As an alumnus, I am still learning and growing. I continue to seek experiences and strong relationships that help me gain a better understanding of life. I advise you to chase what you are passionate about and the rest will figure itself out!" Read more.
Alex Tallarida ’10
"I interned for Tenet Healthcare during my sophomore, junior, and senior years. These internships changed my outlook on why I was going to school and enabled me to tailor my education to best suit my career goals." Read more.