8 Jobs for International Business Majors

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What can you do with an International Business degree?

International Business majors study how to think globally about the business world. This education and set of skills can help prepare you for a variety of different careers. 

Here is a list of 8 jobs you might consider if you are majoring in International Business: 

Job Title Projected Job Growth Median Weekly Salary  Median Annual Salary
Lawyers 5.29% $2,354.08 $122,412
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 4.79% $1,520.42 $79,062
Chief Executives 1.53% $2,928.75 $152,295
General and Operations Managers 5.46% $1,876.94 $97,601
Business Intelligence Analysts 17.32% $1,929.79 $100,349
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 4.79% $1,520.42 $79,062
Financial and Investment Analysts 5.30% $1,758.38 $91,436
Financial Sales Agents 3.17% $1,204.62 $62,640

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Law Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in law. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations, overseeing multiple departments or locations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Usually manage through subordinate supervisors. Excludes First-Line Supervisors.

Business Intelligence Analysts
Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.

Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Financial and Investment Analysts
Conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses.

Financial Sales Agents
Buy and sell securities or commodities in investment and trading firms, or provide financial services to businesses and individuals. May advise customers about stocks, bonds, mutual funds, commodities, and market conditions.

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