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Chair: Gary Maggs
Phone: (585) 385-8432

Career Opportunities

What Are Our Graduates Doing?

Our graduates have gone on to a wide variety of career pursuits. Those joining the job market immediately following Fisher have taken positions with local firms that range from small companies to international competitors. Others have found success in metropolitan concerns spanning the eastern part of the country.

Current positions of graduates include:

  • Portfolio administrator
  • Financial analyst
  • Project estimator and manager in the construction industry
  • Payroll specialist
  • Utilities finance coordinator
  • Collections paralegal
  • Actuary
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher

Others have pursued graduate education in law, economics, public policy, and business at institutions such as George Mason University, University of Rochester, Syracuse University, Carnegie-Mellon University, University of Dayton, Stetson School of Law, Michigan State University, and the Institute for European Studies at the University of Belgium.

What Do Our Graduates Say About Their Experience at Fisher?

Economics alumni from the past ten years were recently surveyed with a majority of respondents rating the friendliness of instructors as being important in their selection of the major. Our graduates also enjoyed learning about "the big picture." A college education should not only provide you with the skills to earn a good living, as our majors attest that it does, but it should make you an informed, well-rounded individual. Over 90% of respondents were, in hindsight, pleased with their choice of major and believed that their course work at Fisher helped to develop their powers of critical thinking.

Alumni Testimonials

“The Economics Department is built around an extraordinary faculty who provide the essential tools for achievement. A demanding curriculum and caring faculty were the cornerstones for my success in law school.”

Richard Swift - Graduate

"I will always treasure the encouragement, guidance and interest in my future success that the faculty of Fisher's Economics Department provided me during my tenure there. Due to my close relationship with the faculty, I was inspired to pursue a career as a financial reports analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York."

Breann Allen - Graduate

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