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From theory to practice

We make sure Blugolds graduates are in high demand. Whether you are studying the global economic role of another country in that country or aiding a faculty member on important local community research, the skills you learn here will prepare you for a wide range of careers. You will gain knowledge through real-world internships with local employers and companies known the world over. All of these opportunities strengthen critical thinking skills championed by employers and may even land you a job before you graduate.

And economics students also have student organizations dedicated to econ majors and minors, because we know that more connected and socially engaged students are more successful students. 

When it comes to learning outside the classroom, economics has it down to a science. 

Economics student poster at CERCA

International appeal

Much of our faculty has lived and worked overseas and do research all around the world. Having worked in a diverse set of fields in many countries, the economics faculty provide a perspective important in today’s global economy. You will learn from them on campus and have the opportunity to aid them in important international research projects.

Raj Aroskar and Shawn Peterson

Econ internships

Gain direct, relevant experience working for local companies with an economics internship. Our internship program will help prepare you for the job ahead, if not land you the job ahead of graduation.

Experience the careers
Economics students presents posters at the Posters in the Rotunda event.

Economics Research

One of the factors that sets the UW-Eau Claire economics department apart from the pack is the amount of student-faculty collaborative research that takes place here. Any student who wants to have this experience can have it.

We find the answers here
Eric Jamelske and students in China for climate change study.

Economics Study Abroad

Blugold economics students have tremendous opportunities to study abroad, as full semester or shorter research or immersion studies.

See the world economy
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