Industry Insights:

Business, Insurance, & Investment

You do not need a business degree to work in an industry centered on money and finances. You also do not have to be a mathematical whiz, but you could be! While exploring this industry note these skills and competencies are also relevant: law, technology, writing, operations, product development, communications, financial literacy/education, and more.

Perform online job search and research the industry

Seek on-campus opportunities for networking, experiential learning, and employment

Seek off-campus opportunities for networking, information gathering, and experiential learning

To find the opportunities below, we strongly recommend connecting with people and organizations in the fields you’re interested in. This is called networking. To learn more about how to network and where to find networking opportunities, visit our Learn How to Network page.

Research, apply, and complete an internship to develop skills relevant to the industry

Internships are a great way to experience a field of interest and see if it’s a good fit. Visit the Do an Internship page for more information about how internships work, how to find them, and how to set them up. Here’s a brief list of example internships. This is not an exhaustive list.

Sample internships:

  • Strategy & Corporate Affairs Intern, U.S. Bank
  • Marketing Intern, Bank of America
  • Retail Banking Intern, KeyBank
  • Corporate Legal Intern, Travelers
  • Crop Insurance Intern, Crop Risk Services
  • Corporate Insurance Risk Management Intern, PepsiCo
  • Quantitative Investment Strategy, Russell Investments
  • CRSV 295 Career Exploration Internship