Whether you are using your Handshake account or attending a career fair, the College of Business is working to put you in the room with representatives from companies that want to hire JMU graduates. Your opportunity can also come from employers that visit the college to recruit or alumni that engage with you in the classroom and during student organization meetings.


of the sample population of CoB graduates are employed, in graduate school, continuing education or are engaged in other career-related endeavors within 6 months of graduation, for the class of 2019.

Career Fairs

You can begin building important job search skills by participating in career-oriented events within the department and college and taking advantage of the JMU career fair. 

A career fair gives you the chance to network, practice interview skills and gain industry knowledge in a less stressful environment than a typical one-on-one. As a job or internship seeker, you’ll have the chance to ask questions, make connections and discuss your skills and professional goals with employers who are excited to meet potential applicants. 

Job titles held by some of our graduates:
  • Career Possibilities 
  • Consultant
  • Financial Analyst Investment Banker
  • Pension Fund Manager 
  • Portfolio Analyst 
  • Portfolio Manager 
  • Pricing and Cost Analyst 
  • Internal Auditor 
  • Bank Examiner
  • Financial Manager Bank Manager 
  • Financial Product Designer 
  • Rate Analyst Financial Risk Manager 
  • Real Estate Analyst 
  • Budget Analyst 
  • Real Estate Consultant 
  • Real Estate Developer Commodities Trader Underwriter
  • Research Analyst 
  • Consultant Risk Consultant 
  • Controller 
  • Investment Analyst 
  • Loan Officer
  • Securities Trader Credit Analyst 
  • Credit Manager

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