Economics Career & Internship Opportunities

Rockhurst’s urban setting offers exceptional opportunities to work in the economics field at numerous Fortune 1000 and mid-sized companies in and around Kansas City.

Students are encouraged to participate in internship programs. These experiences develop practical skills and perspectives from different companies. Numerous internship opportunities are available thanks to Rockhurst’s vast professional network of alumni and friends. Some of the firms offering internships and full-time positions to economics students and graduates include:

  • Capital One
  • Edward Jones
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • UMB Bank
  • USDA

Review a full list of career and internship opportunities.

Many students go on to pursue graduate level degrees after completing an bachelor's degree in economics. Here are just a few graduate schools that our students have been accepted to:

  • London School of Economics
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School
  • University of Kansas
  • Fordham University
  • University of California
  • University of Arizona